Electrical Warning Signs
Which electrical warning signs do I need and what is the importance of electrical hazard signage?
When it comes to health and safety, minimising the dangers posed by electrical hazards by displaying our Electrical Warning Signs has to be one of the top priorities. There are all sorts of potential risks, such as from electric shocks and arc blasts, which could lead to serious casualties if workers and members of the public are not properly notified.
What are Electrical Signs?
The most common signal or symbol for electricity is a lightning bolt. This shock or hazard symbol indicates that injury or death may occur due to high voltage electrical equipment. It is a clear indication that an electrical hazard is nearby and must be avoided or to take care if any chemicals or liquid are nearby. The sign is produced with yellow and black text and backgrounds, with the appropriate electrical warning symbol and message.
Electric Danger Sign - If the potential of the electrical hazard is injury or death and will most likely happen, then a danger sign is neccessary,
Electrical Warning Sign - If the outcome is a serious injury or death and the accident may happen, then a warning sign should be displayed.
Electric Hazard Caution Sign - If the likelihood of an injury being minor or moderate, then a caution electrical sign would be used, to warn of the danger.