Lighting Industry related British Standards

BS EN ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems - Fully Revised

With more than a million organizations certified to ISO 9001, it is the most widely recognized standard in the world. It sets out requirements for quality management systems, and is suitable for all types of organizations.

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Newly Revised Edition of BS EN 60598-1 Luminaires Now Available

BS EN 60598-1:2015 Luminaires. General requirements and tests is the reference standard for all types of electrical luminaires.

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IET launches Amendment to Wiring Regulations

All users of the IET Wiring Regulations need to be aware of the coming changes in Amendment No. 3 to the 17th Edition (BS 7671:2008+A3:2015).

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New Standard for Emergency Lighting BS EN 1838:2013

BS EN 1838:2013 is a new European Standard that specifies the luminous requirements for emergency escape lighting and standby lighting systems installed in premises or locations where such systems are required. It is principally applicable to locations where the public or workers have access.

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British Standard for Tunnel Lighting Issued

BS EN 16276:2013 Evacuation Lighting in Road Tunnels issued

This standard covers evacuation lighting in road tunnels longer than 500 m with an annual average daily traffic higher than 500 vehicles, to ensure safe evacuation of vehicle occupants in evacuation situations such as fire. Provides practical advice for installation and maintenance in road tunnels


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BS 5489-1 Code of Practice for the Design of Road Lighting Released

BS 5489-1:2013 is a revision of the British Standard for road lighting design that provides additional guidance to the BS EN 13201 series.

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BIP 2081 :2012 A Guide to Emergency Lighting

Fire safety legislation places considerable responsibility on all those involved in designing, installing and manufacturing emergency lighting systems, to meet fire safety risk assessments.

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BS EN 40-3-3 :2013 Lighting Columns Verification by Calculation Just Issued

BS EN 40-3-3 :2013
Lighting columns. Design and verification. Verification by calculation

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BS EN 40-3-2 :2013 Lighting Columns Verification by Testing Just Issued

BS EN 40-3-2 :2013
Lighting columns. Design and verification. Verification by testing

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BS EN 40-3-1 :2013 Lighting Columns Specification for Characteristic Loads Just Issued

BS EN 40-3-1 :2013
Lighting columns. Design and verification. Specification for characteristic loads

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  1. BS EN 62034 Updated