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Chapter Law Content

Part 3 Fire Safety Equipments
Chapter 3 Refuge and Escape Equipments
Section 3 Emergency Lighting Equipments
Article 175
It is allowable emergency lighting equipments are not installed in the following places:
1.Living room in refuge storey where the travel distance from any point of the room to the exit leading to outside the house is less than 30m.
2.Passage or aisle with effective daylighting and directly facing the outside.
Article 176
Wiring of all emergency lighting equipment except inbuilt storage battery type, shall comply to the following requirements:
1.Lighting equipment shall be directly connected to the divided distribution circuit; no sockets or switches shall be attached therewith.
2.In terms of the power supply circuit of emergency lighting lamps, its wiring shall have flame-resistant protection pursuant to the requirement stated in Article 235. However, heat-resistant protection may be adopted when the ceiling and its base materials are constructed using inflammable materials.
Article 177
Emergency lighting equipments shall be connected to emergency power source.
Battery shall be used for the above-mentioned emergency power source, and the capacity of battery shall enable the equipment to work for at least 30minutes. Where both the battery and emergency generator have been employed, the capacity shall enable the equipment for work for at least 10 minutes and 30 minutes respectively.
Article 178
The level illumination of emergency lighting lamp on the ground measured by photocell illuminometer used for low-illumination measurement shall be more than 1 Lux on the floor surface of the underground passage in underground buildings, and more than 2 Lux in other places. But more emergency lighting lamps shall be installed at the turnings of aisles.
Article 179
It is allowable emergency lighting equipments are not installed in the following places:
1.Living room in refuge storey where the travel distance from any point of the room to the exit leading to outside the house is less than 30m.
2.Passage or aisle with effective daylighting and directly facing the outside.
3.Living rooms of collective dwellings.
4.Division belonging to billiard alley for smoke prevention.
5.Fixed machinery or equipment in working places.
6.Toilet, bathroom, washing room, storage place or machinery room.
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