Fire Extinguisher Signs
Are you searching for a standard fire extinguisher sign for your building?
In order to conform to current UK legislation you will need Fire Extinguisher Signage. Buildings must maintain the appropriate fire equipment, and display clear fire a extinguisher sign and emergency exit signs.
Display clear signage to comply with the latest health and safety regulations to a British standard. Fire Extinguisher signs are a particularly important fire safety sign as they direct people on site to the nearest fire extinguisher during an emergency evacuation, ensure fire safety equipment is easy to find with our fire extinguisher signage and other photoluminescent signs.
Before considering which fire extinguisher best suits the location, you should look at what are the potential ignition sources in your business environment?
You must take measures to control ignition sources, which may include the following:
Hot work: Any hot job that generates heat, sparks, or flame has the potential to start a fire. Precautions include the following:
removing any flammable objects from the vicinity;
appropriate fire extinguishers; and
keeping a close eye on the situation
A permission to work (PTW) system may aid in the risk management process on more significant projects.
Plant and equipment: choose electrical and engine-driven equipment with sufficient capacity to avoid overheating. Lamps should be fastened to a sturdy backing, and if they are installed on tripods, the tripod should be stable. It is necessary that electrical equipment used in explosive atmospheres be appropriate for the kind and extent of the explosive atmosphere.
Smoking: bring the smoking regulations to the notice of all employees and visitors to the site and ensure that they are followed;
It is essential that electrical systems be of appropriate capacity for the intended usage and that they are planned, installed, inspected, and maintained by qualified individuals.
Bonfires: Bonfires should not typically be permitted on the premises. Businesses should implement alternative procedures for the correct disposal of debris and waste.
Arson: preventative measures should be implemented to keep unauthorised individuals from accessing the location. Facilities with high fire loads or a history of vandalism and arson could need extra precautions such as lighting, after-hours security, or CCTV surveillance.
For more information visit the HSE website and view the article on how to Process Fire Risks.
What signage is needed for Fire Extinguishers?
In the event of a fire it is vital that people in the building know where to find fire fighting equipment depending on the type of fire. Fire Extinguisher Signs come in a range of formats such as ABC powder extinguisher sign, Carbon Dioxide Signs, Foam Spray Extinguisher Signage, choose the correct sign for the right location of your fire extinguisher and the type of fire extinguisher. Also see our range of 'glow the dark fire extinguisher signs'
All our Fire Safety Signs comply with British Standard BS5499.