Like any other safety system, it is important to maintain disabled refuge systems to ensure that they operate effectively when needed. The maintenance requirements for disabled refuge systems typically include regular inspections, testing and servicing of the system components. This includes the emergency outstations, fire alarm interface (if applicable), backup power supplies, and other components.
The maintenance schedule must be carried out by a qualified engineer, and any faults or issues must be addressed promptly. Building owners and managers have a legal obligation to ensure the safety of all occupants, including those with disabilities, and proper maintenance of disabled refuge systems is a crucial part of this.