This cautionary sign indicates a hazardous situation from biological micro-organisms that could result in a minor or moderate injury risk.
Oxygen is used in the workplace in welding, food preservation, by medical staff as well as chemical plants for example. Warning signs should be displayed advising the use and storage of oxygen cylinders on site.
Caution - Oxygen sign
Caution Biological Hazard warning sign
Display this warning notice to advise that clinical waste is being stored in this location or container
Contamination Area safety sign
Contamination area warning sign
Acids can present significant health hazards to workers. This safety notice warns employees that acid is dangerous to your health.
Danger - Asbestos removal in progress safety sign
Danger - Battery acid safety sign
Cyanide is a potentially fatal chemical. Workers involved in the production of the chemical are at risk, among others, from this dangerous toxin.
Danger - Explosive atmosphere safety sign
Danger - Explosive Atmosphere sign
Fumes from welding and cutting, for example, could be dangerous to employees. Adequate ventilation and visible warning signs are among the measures employed to reduce the risk in your industry.
If there are chemicals in use in your workplace, make sure everyone knows of their existance. Use this hazard warning notice to inform others that hydrochloric acid is being used or stored on your premises.
Storage and the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is governed by HSE safety regulations designed to prevent accidents and public health issues. Warning signs should be used where this fuel is kept to advise the public of the risk to their safety.
The Health and Safety at Work act details specific duties to those responsible for the safe use and storage or acetylene. This includes warning of the dangers of fire and explosion hazards through Acetylene use and storage.
Danger - Acetylene safety sign
Danger - Acid warning sign
Danger - Asbestos hazard safety sign
Danger - Asbestos hazard warning 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 - Battery Acid warning sign
Danger - Chemicals warning sign
The chemicals used at work such as cleaning products or pesticides in factories, laboratories, or domestic gardens all offer health risks to the public. Severe hazards could lead to death. Warn others of the dangers with this safety notice.
Cyanide is a fast acting and potentially deadly chemical that can exist in smoke fumes.
Employers must minimise the risks to public safety from fire, explosions and corrosive substances. This warning sign is designed to alter employees and the general public in places where explosive atmospheres may occur.
The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR) states that the public must be warned of an area with risk of explosion due to the storage and handling of combustible materials.
Danger - Harmful fumes safety sign
Danger - Hazardous substances - Wear PPE safety sign
Danger - Hazardous substances on site - Report to reception warning sign
Employer's are responsible for taking all necessary precautions to protect their worker's health. This multi message safety sign includes the text Danger Hazardous substances See data sheets before use.
Every year people are injured at work as a result of explosions from flammable gases, dusts or vapours being ignited. Warn them of the severe dangers with this chemical hazard notice.
Hydrochloric acid is corrosive to the skin, eyes and mucous membranes. Among other harmful effects, it can cause severe burns to the skin. Warn others of the danger with this safety sign from our chemical warning signs range.
Danger - LPG warning sign
Danger - Petroleum mixture safety sign
Features the Flammable material or high temperature warning symbol and the text Danger Petroleum mixture giving off a flammable heavy vapour.
You need to take suitable precautions at work if your job involves exposure to solvents.
Anyone working with solvents, including in the engineering, construction and chemicals industries, should know how dangerous they can be. They can be found in a huge range of products such as paint removers and adhesives. Remind everyone of their dangerous properties with the safety sign.
This multi message safety sign warns workers that they must wear the appropriate personal protective equipment if they're using acid in the course of their work.
Warning triangle image Danger Asbestos Breathing aparatus mandatory PPE symbol Approved respirator must be worn
Danger Corrosive materials - Use hand protection safety sign
Waste products of a hazardous nature may contain chemicals, radiation, or other toxic substances that could be highly dangerous unless handled safely. Use this safety notice if you're involved in the waste disposal industry for example.
Danger Highly flammable warning sign
Hazardous area safety sign
Hazardous area warning sign
All highly flammable substances should be treated extremely carefully to prevent the risk of harm to the public from accidental fire risks.
Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is usually stored under pressure in cylinders and bulk containers. It could potentially be a fire risk from leaks.
Nitric Acid safety sign
Features the oxidising chemical symbol inside the standard warning triangle
Features a symbol of an exploding gas cylinder with an oxidant material pictogram inside a warning triangle.
Warn workers and those around of the use of oxidising agents on your premises with this safety notice from our Chemical hazards warning signage range.
The storage or use of chemicals is a significant hazard in the workplace. To reduce the health risk to employees, companies must display the appropriate chemical hazard signs. They are designed to warn of safety issues to physical health for both workers and members of the general public.
As with all warning notices, they feature a triangular shape with a black picture on a yellow background with a black border.
Examples to highlight potential chemical dangers available to buy online at The Sign Shed include Caution - Oxygen, Danger - Acid, Danger - Asbestos and Warning - Harmful signage.
For more information visit the HSE website at http://www.hse.gov.uk/chemical-classification/labelling-packaging/hazard-symbols-hazard-pictograms.htm