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Emergency and Exit Lighting

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Under The Building Code of Australia (BCA) 2010, businesses are required to have emergency lighting systems installed.  Compliance with the National Construction Code is verified for the level of illumination for safe evacuation in an emergency, when the emergency lighting system satisfies the requirements below: (a) The calculated horizontal illuminance is not less than  (i) 0.2 lux at floor level in the path of travel to an exit; and (ii) 1 lux at each floor level or tread in every required— (A) fire-isolated stairway; or (B) fire-isolated passageway; or (C) fire-isolated ramp; or (D) non-fire-isolated stairway; or (E) non-fire-isolated ramp....

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