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Offline lingmoor

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emergency lighting monthly checks
« on: April 23, 2012, 02:10:09 PM »
Can I ask you how you go about doing these, ie do you have an electrician doing them full time?  some hospitals can have up to 2000 units

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Re: emergency lighting monthly checks
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2012, 11:17:24 PM »
At the hospital sites we have dealt with an electrician doesn't need to do the monthly tests as testing points are installed and as over each month all parts of the estate have been visited at least once as part of the maintenance & estates team's routine inspection & PPM programme, so the testing is easily incorporated.
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Re: emergency lighting monthly checks
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2012, 04:11:19 PM »
We're similar, we conduct monthly "flick" tests but these are not necessarilly undertaken by an electrician.


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Re: emergency lighting monthly checks
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2012, 10:36:48 AM »
Thank you both for your replies. A hospital I know has 1800 units and has not been carrying out the monthly test. They are now talking about employing someone full time to do just that.

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Re: emergency lighting monthly checks
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2012, 06:55:21 PM »
Thank God I go private rather than NHS.
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Re: emergency lighting monthly checks
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2012, 02:42:40 AM »
You just cant hide money Colin! :D
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Re: emergency lighting monthly checks
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2012, 10:55:49 PM »
Check under my mattress Hugo before being so sure. Besides which, as a Weedgie, you must know the odd gangster or two who has hidden their proceeds of crime for years.
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Re: emergency lighting monthly checks
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2012, 07:31:54 PM »
Thank God I go private rather than NHS.

yep I agree...thank goodness you do