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Mandatory signs

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Mandatory Signage is displayed to provide staff, visitors and members of the general public within' your building to provide an instruction in order to stay safe. Mandatory signs are and important safety sign and should be used when face to face instructions aren't possible on a regular basis. 

These include our 'mandatory PPE safety signs' and our 'general mandatory safety signs

What colour are Mandatory Signs?

Indicating mandatory requirements, they consist of a blue circle with a white symbol and text. 

Complies with HSE (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996. 

What are mandatory signs?

A mandatory sign, such as a PPE sign, instructs an action that employees must carry out for safety reasons. Mandatory signs, such as “must be worn signs” or “must use signs”, feature white text on a blue background to re-affirm the safety message and are an essential part of health and safety on a construction site. The symbols are designed to have the same meaning, whichever part of the UK or Europe you’re in. Mandatory signs should be displayed and used to inform employees and visitors of safeguards that workers must follow to keep everyone safe in potentially dangerous areas on-premises.

 

Types of Mandatory Signage

PPE Safety Signs (Personal Protective Equipment Signs)

Personal Protective Equipment safety signs (PPE signs) are the most recognisable mandatory signs used in the workplace. In particularly noisy environments such as manufacturing, signs such as the “Wear ear protection sign” are required. On construction sites where falling objects or the risk of head injuries is always an issue, ‘Hard hats must be worn signs’ are legally required. 

 

Food Preparation Signs

You may operate in food processing or the catering industry where hygiene, contamination and sharp objects such as knives are potential hazards to health and safety. In these environments, mandatory signs include “Wash your hands’ signs’ Cooked meats only signs’ and ‘Wear hand protection signs’.

 

Mandatory Fire Door Signage

Fire Door Signs are safety notices (mandatory signs) usually displayed in case of a fire. The Mandatory Safety Signs instruct staff and visitors not to do something. Our range of fire door mandatory signs include ‘fire exit keep clear signs,’ fire door keep closed signs and ‘fire escape keep clear signs’.

Our Mandatory Fire Door signs also come in a photoluminescent (glow in the dark) material. See our range of glow in the dark fire door signs.

 

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