Evacuation lighting on construction sites

How to reduce or eliminate serious workplace health and safety risks to workers by planning and installing evacuation lighting on construction sites.
Last updated

Oct 2012

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PDF, 260.52 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

Construction sites must have emergency lighting and signage to make sure workers can safely evacuate in an emergency. You can use this document to decide which lighting to use on your construction site. It explains:

  • who is responsible for developing evacuation lighting requirements
  • how to develop evacuation routes for different work areas
  • when evacuation lighting is needed
  • how to plan exit signs
  • how to test and maintain evacuation lighting
  • how to measure light levels

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