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Safety Signage

Whether you are a school, warehouse, retailer, industrial company, or any other organisation, First Mats supply an excellent range of safety and emergency signage. With fixed wall mounted fire safety and other health and safety signs, PPE signs which are ideal for factories and building sites, vital first-aid signs, a whole host of free-standing caution signs for all eventualities and more, we are sure to have the ideal signs to keep your staff and visitors informed of safety requirements and procedures.

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What is Safety Signage?

Safety signage is any type of sign that is used to warn or inform people of potential hazards. Safety signage is usually found in public places such as businesses, schools, and hospitals. The purpose of safety signage is to help keep people safe by providing information about potential hazards.

Safety signage can take many different forms, including posters, banners, and free-standing signs. It is important for facility managers to make sure that all safety signage is up-to-date and accurate.

Why is Safety Signage Important?

There are many reasons why Safety Signage is so important, especially in workplaces where there are a lot of people and equipment. First and foremost, Safety Signage helps to protect people from potential hazards. Safety managers can help reduce the risk of accidents and injuries by clearly marking areas that are off-limits or dangerous.

Safety Signage can also play an important role in evacuation plans, helping people quickly and safely exit the building in an emergency. And finally, Safety Signage can help improve a facility's overall efficiency by clearly identifying areas where specific tasks need to be completed. In all these ways, Safety Signage is an essential part of any well-run facility.

Tip: Make sure your Safety signage is placed in a visible location where it can be easily seen by people. If a sign is not placed in a visible location, it may not be effective at preventing accidents.

Types of Safety Signage Available

First Aid Signs 

It is your legal responsibility to provide adequate first aid equipment for the people on your site. You also need to clarify where that equipment is, so using first aid safety signage is a cornerstone of an effective health and safety policy. These signs can be used to point the way to the nearest first aid kit or station and clearly mark the cupboard or kit. 

Fire Warning Signs 

The most ubiquitous and extensive range of safety signage available is for fire safety. Whatever your business, you need to have clear, easy-to-understand instructions on display for two distinctly different areas: 

Fire prevention and control safety signage 

These signs include instructions for keeping areas clear of obstructions, keeping fire doors shut, showing extinguisher locations and instructions on their usage. 

Fire evacuation safety signage 

These signs outline the quickest and safest route out of the building in the event of an emergency, clearly showing how to open the doors along the route and where personnel should assemble. 

Health & Safety Posters

Promoting positive behaviours and prohibiting dangerous, unapproved or illegal activities is the name of the game here. Displaying signs and safety posters include those mandating the use of personal protective equipment, no-smoking signage, no unauthorised access signs, no parking and other safety signage. 

Foldable Caution Safety Signage 

These Foldable Caution Signs are all about presenting clear and easy-to-understand warnings. This can range from cones and bollards warning about slip and trip hazards (wet floor signs, for example) to more specific signage like cautions about moving vehicles and forklifts and warnings about electrical, chemical, flammable or radiation dangers.

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