Keep out signs
The HSE produces advice for farmers and landowners on hazards from keeping animals in areas the general public may access.
Minimise the risk to the public from animals on your farm with this bull sign alerting to the presence of cattle in the field.
Where hazardous chemicals are stored, you have a legal requirement to inform of the risk to health.
Multi message sign used on building sites featuring warning and mandatory messages
Warn against criminal activity and trespassing with this warning sign stating that you're not welcome and must not enter the site without the permission of the owner.
You might want to keep unwanted visitors out for reasons of health and safety to avoid injury or dangerous occurrence, or for security to avoid theft. Whatever the reason, you need this mandatory safety message on your site.
Deter unwanted intruders onto your land by displaying this security notice on a wall, wooden gate or fence.
An alternative private property design featuring a blue header and black text for the main body of the sign
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.
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.
Multi message sign warning that the area is a construction site and you must keep out
Dogs warning triangle imageWarning Guard dogs on patrolMandatory exclamation symbolKeep out
Why are warning signs such an important tool in your site access planning?
Without the appropriate safety signage such as Keep out signs, accidents will happen, particularly when children are involved. Dangers such as hazardous materials and unsafe buildings can be avoided by displaying restricted access information. You can advise unwanted visitors to keep away from your private property and illegal trespassing with Keep out signage. Or, you may want to stop access to rooms containing confidential documents for security reasons.