Ensuring the compliance for safety requirements can never be an easy job for the government. But this is really important to be implemented so that people would be given safety in emergency situations. All buildings or offices must abide to the law of exit and lighting for emergency cases. They should have a big sign for exit and they need to have emergency lights installed in certain areas. Buildings should make sure that the led exit signs can always be used.It is somewhat hard for the law to directly enforce building owners to follow all the security and safety features since some of the buildings are already old.In order to assure safety for all the people in your building, check these things if they are present in your building.
*Areas Must Have Emergency Lighting.
If ever electricity would not be able, emergency lights should automatically turn on so that people can still see even if it is very dark. This can be more reasonable if that workplace is also passed by other people as well. For the emergency lights to automatically turn on in case that there is absence of electricity, get an electrician to do the installation..
* Have Safety Lighting in All Areas
This would be your viable means of evacuation. In most cases, the lights that are utilized for the staircases are natural lighting or from the ordinary lights that are installed. In this case, it is also but proper and safe to have emergency lights in the stairways.It should be that the emergency lights be battery operated or be chargeable and it must function in the absence of electricity. It is very important that emergency lighting be found in areas where people commonly pass through. Exit doors must have these lights also.
* Know How Many Exits Are There.
Every floor needs to have at least two exit signs. The exit made must also be according to the area of each floor in the building, and the number of people that are occupying the building in each day. You also have to take into consideration the distance of the building from the street. You must also be certain that the exit can offer the people a free exit where there are no things that will block.
* The Appropriate Exit Signs
It would be best that you have the kind of exit signage that illuminates even if there is little light. This kind of signage is already very familiar to us as we can see it in the movie theater. All exits need to have an emergency light right directly above the sign. This is designed to facilitate visibility and signal people that they can pass through it in an emergency situation.
Employers should also be responsible in keeping their employees safe. Due to this, you must follow everything that is written in the law. Compliance in everything would only be for your benefit and for everybody who will be in the building as well. It is strongly recommended that you read the prevailing laws related to Emergency exit and lighting or your state so that you can properly be guided. Make sure to properly implement it.