The HSE advises to provide a warning to others if a product contains asbestos.
Asbestos can be found in any building built before the year 2000, it is important to warn others if asbestos is present.
Danger - Asbestos removal in progress safety sign
Danger - Asbestos hazard safety sign
Working with asbestos is an extremely hazardous occupation and companies need to follow strict guidelines set out by the HSE that include risk assessments and method statements. You'll also need adequate signage to warn the general public that the work is being carried out.
Danger - Asbestos safety sign
Danger - Asbestos warning sign
Warning triangle image Danger Asbestos Breathing aparatus mandatory PPE symbol Approved respirator must be worn
Multi message sign warning that asbestos is being removed and that the area is prohibited to unauthorised persons
Warning triangle image Danger Asbestos Standard prohibition symbol Do not disturb material Standard mandatory exclamation symbol Report accidental damage immediately
Multi message sign warning that asbestos is present on site and featuring prohibition and mandatory safety messages
Warning triangle image Danger Asbestos Mandatory exclamation symbol Permit to work must be obtained
Advisory notice warning of an asbestos hazard in the product
Did you know that any building erected or refurbished before the year 2000 may contain asbestos? Taking precautions against exposure, including displaying asbestos warning signs, is critical to public health and safety.
To reduce the risks, there are a few do's and don'ts of working with asbestos. Our blog article has working with asbestos safety information.