Countryside, Agriculture & Farming signs
Farms are dangerous places, but with the right precautions, the risks can be reduced. This safety notice warns of potential hazards and risks posed from a drainage pond on agricultural land.
Adequate warning notices must be used where electric fences are installed to comply with legal requirements. It's your responsibility to display them to warn anyone on your land that the fencing is electrified.
Fumigators are legally obliged to post chemical hazard awareness signs to warn of the dangers from the harmful release of the fumigation gas.
If you use barbed or razor wire and broken glass in order to stop people gaining access to your property, you have a duty of care to trespassers to warn them that the security precaution is in use.
From our countryside and farming signs range this notice warns that sheep are grazing in the field and walkers need to keep dogs on a lead.
If you work in the agricultural industry, breathing in dust and fumes can lead to respiratory diseases. Tell your workers that they must wear dust masks with this PPE hazard notice.
Warning sign with white text on a red background used in farming to provide the information that dogs must be kept on a lead or could be shot if found among sheep.
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.