Whether lighting a 19th century prison or a “state of the art” facility, safety is the key consideration. Ensuring the wellbeing of prisoners and operational personnel is of the utmost importance.
A custodial luminaire must pass stringent Ministry of Justice (MoJ) standards. This includes real world destruction tests utilising implements that could be available to a prisoner, such as chair legs and pool cues.
Our custodial luminaires are built to resist impacts up to 250 joules of energy – 12.5 times more than a standard IK10 fitting. High ingress protection, tamperproof and flame retardant materials are also incredibly important in a custodial environment. We believe there are 4Cs crucial for custodial applications. They are:
- Cost of ownership
Best practice lighting guide
Our lighting guide identifies typical custodial applications, focusing on the principles of good lighting. We examine the benefits of robust construction, standards compliance and specific design requirements including anti-ligature luminaires for “safer” cell applications. To download your copy click on the button below.
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