General Warning signs
There are many potential hazards to the safety of workers and the general public that warning signs should identify to us to beware of. It is extremely important to keep our workplace accident free with the appropriate safety information. Using EC recognised symbols and text caution signs should provide a clear message to be careful or take precautions in a designated area from a potential hazard.
Danger signs can be used in extreme situations to warn of an immediate hazard that will result in serious injury or death if not avoided. The use of the word warning or beware indicates a hazard that could result in harm, whereas Caution signs identify risks that may result in minor to moderate injury.
Warning signage must comply with British Standard BS EN ISO 7010:2012, the safety signs recognised standard.
Accidentally falling into or purposely diving into deep water presents many potentially harmful or lethal risks from drowning or hypothermia.
Let would be trespassers know that there is a dog on site that may be used as a deterrent
Warn people that you have dogs on site that could potentially be dangerous to the public.
Arc welders and workers in the area are at risk of what is known as "Arc eye" or "Welder's Flash", which can cause an extremely painful eye irritation. Warn of the dangers with this safety notice.
Warn cyclists and motor cyclists of the dangers of undertaking a lorry or bus on a bike with this hazard warning sign.
Arc welders and workers in the area are at risk of electric shocks, electrical burns, fumes and gases and other hazards. Warn that arc welding is being carried out in the area with this safety notice.
Managers, supervisors and business owners have a legal duty to make sure that appropriate risk assessments are carried out where arc welders operate, PPE is worn and clear warning signage is displayed in the area.
Warning signs should be fitted to advise the public that doors are automatically controlled as a public safety measure to prevent the risk of crushing or getting trapped, particularly to the most vulnerable such as the young and elderly.
Crushed limbs or getting trapped are two of the likely injuries from moving doors or gates. The young and elderly are particularly at risk. Use this safety sign to warn the public that the doors are in use.
If fork-lift trucks are used in your warehouse or building to move materials and goods, are you aware that nearly 25% of workplace accidents involve them? Reduce the risk of an injury by informing workers and visitors that they are being used with this safety sign.
Anyone involved or not involved in loading areas in a warehouse where fork-lift trucks operate should be warned of their use with the appropriate safety signage.
Use this safety sign where there's a risk of a burn or scalding from a hot surface, usually a metal object that conducts heat.
Warn others of the risk of a burn or scald from a hot surface with this safety sign.
The HSE produces checklists to reduce the risk injuries through slips, trips and falls in the workplace. We produce safety signs to lessen the chances of your employees or visitors from falling victims to hazards.
Slips, trips and falls are one of the most likely causes of workplace injuries. Tripping and falling over steps can result in broken legs, head injuries and the like. Lessen the risk by warning of the hazard with this safety sign.
Low ceilings, beams and other obstacles prevent hazards and potential injuries to the head that could result in unconsciousness and head trauma.
There can be many obstacles at head height that you could bang your head on, particularly in an older building with lower ceilings and exposed beams. Warn others of the risk with this warning sign.
Use this warning notice to let people know that something is not working and for matters of safety should not be used.
A warning sign to enforce the message to staff or the general public that a particular piece of equipment is not working and should not be used.
Paint is classified as a flammable liquid and should be stored in a safe place when not being used, such as a lockable metal cabinet. Use this warning sign in your workplace to identify storage of paint.
Storage units that contain hazardous and flammable substances such as paint should be identified by using a warning sign or sticker.
Inform others of a change in the floor level with this warning sign indicating a ramp, usually for wheelchair users to gain access to an area.
Warn workers and the public that a ramp is in use for access for wheelchair users for example with this hazard warning sign from our General Warning signs range.
A huge number of accidents in the workplace are due to slips, trips and falls. If a floor is likely to be slippery then inform others of the hazard with this general warning sign.
Slips, trips and falls account for a huge number of accidents in the workplace. If you know that the floor is likely to be slippery, inform others of the hazard with this general warning sign.
Warn others of the presence of stairs, for example if they are behind a closed door.
Make others aware of stairs which may not be obvious, for example behind a door or round a sharp bend.
Warn others where machinery may start of it's own accord.
Provide a warning to others if machinery may start automatically.
The HSE advises to provide a warning to others if a product contains asbestos.
Asbestos can be found in any building built before the year 2000, it is important to warn others if asbestos is present.
Caution - Trip hazard warning sign
Warning notice advising of the possibility of trip hazards on site
Whether the warning is just cautionary or if something creates a danger, use this bespoke safety notice to inform others and reduce the risk of injury or death
This workplace warning sign provides information instructing others to take care or be aware of something. Use your own wording to get the message to everyone who needs to know.
Use this safety sticker to warn cyclists of the dangers of passing a lorry or bus on the inside.
Working with asbestos is an extremely hazardous occupation and companies need to follow strict guidelines set out by the HSE that include risk assessments and method statements. You'll also need adequate signage to warn the general public that the work is being carried out.
Danger - Asbestos safety sign
Danger - Asbestos warning sign
Structural stability is one of the issues of concern for contractors working in excavations. Use this warning notice to advise of the dangers. Buy it as a sticker, or hard wearing aluminium sign.
There are numerous risks associated with excavation work. Collapses and falling material result in deaths every year according to HSE statistics. Planning and preparation for this kind of dangerous work should include obtaining the necessary signage.
Staying safe around deep water such as in quarries and at reservoirs includes following the recommendations of such authorities as ROSPA and adhering to safety signage.
Danger - Guard dogs safety sign
Danger - Guard dogs warning sign
Danger - Men at work warning sign
You'd expect to see this sign in a vehicle repair centre where workers are below ground level, but may not be seen from above, such as in a pit below a car. Use this safety notice to make other aware of potentially lethal risks from this work.
Danger - Men working below warning sign
Danger - Men working overhead safety sign
Danger - Men working overhead warning sign
Features a symbol of a lorry in a warning triangle with text informing that moving vehicles could prove dangerous to pedestrians.
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