Countryside, Agriculture & Farming signs
Farm workers are more likely to encounter serious hazards in their daily work than most other professions. Use this sign to warn others that the substance could cause physical harm.
Alert workers to the presence of chemical hazards with this visual warning sign to be placed on or adjacent to the substances likely to cause harm.
The latest version of this sign (above) complies with the latest advice from the Highways Agencies across the UK.It features a men at work pictogram within a red triangle with wording underneath in a bold, Transport font.
Countryside sign with white text on a green background, used by landowners to advise horse riders that, in order to avoid problems such as trampling on crops or from livestock, they should keep to the path indicated.
There are important EU regulations relating to the transportation of animals as well as general good practice recommendations. This safety sign can be used on the outside of your vehicle to indicate to other motorists that you are carrying horses.
Safety sign warning of horses and featuring a horse symbol on a yellow triangle background with black text on a yellow background
Prohibition notice that can be used in the countryside or parks and play areas for example, instructing members of the public to keep their dogs on a lead
Safety sign warning of medicated feed, available in our farming signs range
Prohibition sign stating No dogs and featuring a black dog symbol in a circle with red edging with white text on a red background
Advice people thinking about fishing in a lake, river or general waterway on your land that it is not allowed.
Horses can cause problems on farm land and farmers have the right to stop equestrian activities on their property. This notice is in keeping with other countryside signs with it's white text on a green background.
Prohibition sign stating No horses and featuring a black horse symbol in a circle with red edging with white text on a red background
From our Countryside, Agriculture and Farming safety signs category and available in PVC, dibond (a composite aluminium) or as self-adhesive vinyl stickers
Unauthorised entry onto private land, particularly in the countryside, can cause issues with crop trampling and farm animals. Remind ramblers and unwelcome visitors that they should not enter the land with this sign.
Chemicals warning sign featuring the standard warning triangle and exclamation mark with black text below in a yellow box warning that Pesticide has been applied to grain.
Tell motorists that you don't want them parking on the grass verge with this countryside sign with white text on a green background.
Advise members of the public that you don't want them walking on the grassed area with this notice
Gates left open in the countryside can lead to problems with animals such as cattle or sheep escaping and potentially causing harm to the the public, damage to property, or traffic problems down country lanes. Remind members of the public, ramblers etc of the need to keep gates closed with this countryside notice.
Open gates can be a real problem for farmers with the risk of animals escaping and proving a danger to themselves or members of the public. This mandatory sign used in the countryside featuring a gate pictogram in white on a blue circular background with white text in a blue box stating that you must keep the gate shut.
Trampling on crops and trespassing on private land both are concerns to farmers and landowners. Not only are they responsible if someone is injured while on their property, they risk the loss of stock and damage or theft of property. Displaying farm signs to keep the public informed is very important.
You'll see this notice in the countryside as well as in parks and playgrounds with its distinctive image of someone putting rubbish in a litter bin. Use this to inform the public that you do not want the area littered with rubbish. You'll find it available as a vinyl sticker or in PVC. We'd recommend the hard wearing, aluminium composite version which can be fixed to a fence or wall.
This sign can be used to identify your farm to road users and pedestrians in the countryside.It features a distinctive bold white text on a blue background. We'd recommend this notice in composite aluminium
If you've got a constant problem with unwelcome visitors trespassing on your land, this countryside notice for landowners will deter the public by stating that they have no legal access.
One of the most common countryside notices used on farms and by landowners aimed to deter trespassers, ramblers and the public in general from gaining access to private property. Not only could access be a risk to public safety from dangerous animals, landowners risk loss of property through theft, for example.
A simple sign like this could deter unwanted visitors and save you thousands of pounds in losses through theft for example.This security notice is ideal where access is prohibited by the landowners of farms, private estates, smallholdings and stables.
Use this sign to let motorists and pedestrians know that they don't have permission to access your land as the road is not part of the public highway and is available for private access only.Buy it online now in a choice of two sizes and materials.
Remind walkers, ramblers and potential trespassers that the wooded area is private and no public entry is allowed
You'll see this sign in use where landowners wish to restrict access to private woods from members of the public such as walkers or ramblers. The message clearly indicates that trespassers are not welcome in the woods and there is no public right of way available.
Countryside notice to walkers, ramblers and members of the public in general to warn that sheep are grazing in the nearby field.
Traffic warning sign found in the countryside urging motorists to check their speed and slow down as their may be youngsters playing or animals in the road or track.
You never quite know what's around the corner on a country lane. If you regularly move cattle on your farm and onto the public highway you need to warn motorists of a potential hazard on the road up ahead.
An advisory sign for traffic to get cars and other vehicles to reduce their speed as horses may be in the road ahead Features a horse symbol in a yellow warning triangle and the text Slow Down.
Hazardous chemicals can affect workers and members of the public. The fumes and contact with the spray can lead to breathing difficulties and skin irritation for example. Use this safety notice to warn of the dangers when spraying is taking place.
Let walkers, ramblers, horse riders and workers know that chemicals have been used in the field. Warn them of the potential hazard from dangerous substances.
You'll find this sign mainly in rural locations to advise motorists that they need to be cautious and to watch out for tractors turning in the road ahead.
As well as needing the appropriate PPE to conform with HSE regulations, this hazard notice is needed by arboricultural contractors, tree surgeons or farmers for example.
Fatal injuries involving moving vehicles accounted for over a dozen deaths in the UK in 2014/15 according to HSE figures. Use this traffic safety notice to warn pedestrians that they are not allowed access to the area ahead.
A mandatory sign advising of storage facilities for medical supplies for animals must be kept locked. Featuring white text on a blue circular background
Warning notice advising of the dangers posed to farm workers and members of the public from farm machinery in use on site
Chemicals safety notice warning of poisons and using the skull and crossbones symbol in a yellow warning triangle
Using the right countryside and farming signs is necessary to meet legal requirements and protect the landowner from legal exposure if someone is injured on their property, so it’s vital to display farm signs properly.
A working farm is a dangerous environments to live and work in with hazards including heavy machinery, vehicles, hazardous chemicals, livestock, pits and silo. Indeed, farming is the UK's most dangerous industry, according to HSE statistics.
We've a series of articles on staying safe on a farm or in the countryside.
Safety First: Keeping Farmers out of Danger
Safety on the farm: How signs can help agricultural workers
Farm Signs : A serious matter
For more on farm safety see our blog post at www.safetysheep.blog
These mandatory, prohibition and hazard warning signs are designed for farms, private estates, smallholdings and stables.