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The kitchen can be one of the most dangerous places in any workplace, with many people reporting accidents and injuries happening there every year.


There are many different causes of accidents in the kitchen, with the main ones being slips and falls, cuts, hot or harmful substances and manual handling. Most of these accidents can be avoided.  Safety signs around the kitchen are a legal requirement for food catering businesses, restaurants, canteens, food retailers and manufacturers and are important, legal reminders for all members of staff.

All Food Products Must be Stored up Off the Floor safety sign

All Food Products Must be Stored up Off the Floor safety sign

Mandatory notice from our Kitchen hygiene signs range with white text on a blue background for use in a catering establishment, restaurant, kitchen etc
Caution - hot surface Food Hygiene safety sign

Caution - hot surface Food Hygiene safety sign

Safety sign featuring the hot symbol in the warning triangle and caution hot surface text
Caution - very hot water Food Hygiene safety sign

Caution - very hot water Food Hygiene safety sign

Safety notice to warn that the water is very hot, available as a vinyl sticker,on PVC or composite aluminium
Clean up spillages Food Hygiene safety sign

Clean up spillages Food Hygiene safety sign

Mandatory safety notice for use in catering, restaurants, fast food outlets for example stating that spillages must be cleaned up
Cooked meat area only safety sign

Cooked meat area only safety sign

Food preparation area sign stating that the area is for cooked meat only
Cooked meat fridge safety sign

Cooked meat fridge safety sign

Fridge kitchen sign with a yellow background and black text stating that the fridge should be used for cooked meat
Cooked meats only Food Hygiene safety sign

Cooked meats only Food Hygiene safety sign

Food preparation areas must comply with legislation relating to safety and hygiene to prevent and minimise risks to the public from cross contamination of cooked and uncooked produce.
Custom Hand washing mandatory sign landscape

Custom Hand washing mandatory sign landscape

Ideal for the catering industry, personalise this sign reminding kitchen staff to wash their hands. It's a mandatory sign template used for signage where you want to provide a positive instruction, in this case that you must wash your hands before handling the food.
Custom Hand washing PPE sign portrait

Custom Hand washing PPE sign portrait

If your staff don't wash their hands you could have major problems with food contamination and the possibility of guests getting food poisoning, costing you money and your reputation. Tell kitchen workers that they must keep their hands clean with this personalised mandatory sign.
Do not store cooked and raw food together Food Hygiene safety sign

Do not store cooked and raw food together Food Hygiene safety sign

Prohibition notice stating that you mustn't store cooked and raw food in the same place
Ensure Storage Temperature is Checked Daily safety sign

Ensure Storage Temperature is Checked Daily safety sign

Mandatory safety notice stating that the storage temperature must be checked every day
Hair protection must be worn safety sign

Hair protection must be worn safety sign

No-one wants to find a hair in their soup or TV dinner! This food hygiene sign reminds kitchen staff that hair nets are provided and must be worn when working with food. Use in restaurants, staff canteens, catering company kitchens, food processing and manufacture.
High temperature Food Hygiene safety sign

High temperature Food Hygiene safety sign

Safety notice with flame symbol in black inside the yellow warning triangle making you aware of a high temperature
Keep Hands Clear When Machine is Operating safety sign

Keep Hands Clear When Machine is Operating safety sign

Mandatory sign stating that the power must be switched off before cleaning the machine and that when in use hands must be kept clear
Keep raw meats and fish at bottom of fridge Food Hygiene safety sign

Keep raw meats and fish at bottom of fridge Food Hygiene safety sign

Mandatory safety message stating that raw meats and fish must be kept at the bottom of the fridge
Keep refuse bins closed safety sign

Keep refuse bins closed safety sign

Mandatory notice with a blue background and white text to remind staff that refuse bins must be kept closed
Low temperature Food Hygiene safety sign

Low temperature Food Hygiene safety sign

Hazard warning sign with a frozen symbol to advise of a low temperature
Multi Purpose - food production area safety sign

Multi Purpose - food production area safety sign

Multi message mandatory sign for use in a business kitchen
No smoking - food production area Food Hygiene safety sign

No smoking - food production area Food Hygiene safety sign

Multi message safety notice prohibiting smoking as you are entering an area where food is produced
Now wash your hands Food Hygiene safety sign

Now wash your hands Food Hygiene safety sign

A mandatory clean hands message with the hand washing symbol and white text on a blue background
Personal belongings must be kept in lockers safety sign

Personal belongings must be kept in lockers safety sign

Food hygiene kitchen notice stating that lockers must be used for personal possessions
Place all Kitchen Rubbish in Bins Provided safety sign

Place all Kitchen Rubbish in Bins Provided safety sign

Mandatory sign with the put litter in bins symbol stating that all kitchen rubbish should be put in the kitchen bins
Please clean as you go safety sign

Please clean as you go safety sign

Hygiene notice with the standard mandatory exclamation mark to advise that kitchen workers must clean as they go
Please Wash Only Food Equipment Here safety sign

Please Wash Only Food Equipment Here safety sign

Mandatory message for use in a working kitchen to tell staff that only food equipment should be washed here
Please Wash Only Hands Here safety sign

Please Wash Only Hands Here safety sign

Mandatory sign for kitchen workers to notify that the sink is for washing hands only
Protective garments must be worn Food Hygiene safety sign

Protective garments must be worn Food Hygiene safety sign

Mandatory kitchen hygiene sign with the text:  This is a food production area. In the interests of hygiene protective garments must be worn.
Protective garments must be worn sign

Protective garments must be worn sign

PPE safety notice advising that protective garments must be worn
Raw meat area only safety sign

Raw meat area only safety sign

Food preparation area prohibition sign with white text on a red background and the message that the area is for raw meat only
Raw meat fridge safety sign

Raw meat fridge safety sign

Kitchen safety notice to advise kitchen staff that the fridge is only for raw meat
Raw meats only Food Hygiene safety sign

Raw meats only Food Hygiene safety sign

Minimise the risk of contamination and food poisoning by adhering to the appropriate HSE food and hygiene legislation and using this sign to remind workers.
The Safe Use of Knives safety sign

The Safe Use of Knives safety sign

Kitchen mandatory sign with safety information important for users of knives
This is a Food Production Area - Protective clothing

This is a Food Production Area - Protective clothing

Multi message mandatory notice to inform that PPE must be worn and hands must be washed before starting work
Utensils for cooked meats only  Food Hygiene safety sign

Utensils for cooked meats only Food Hygiene safety sign

It's essential to maintain basic hygiene standards in the kitchen, whether you're catering for one or one hundred. Remind fellow chefs of the importance of using separate utensils for raw and cooked meats with this kitchen safety sign.
Utensils for raw meats only Food Hygiene safety sign

Utensils for raw meats only Food Hygiene safety sign

Keep your kitchen safe and avoid cross contamination of food with this sign which reminds staff to use the knives etc for uncooked meats only. Standard mandatory safety notice for kitchen staff.
Warning - To be operated by authorised persons only

Warning - To be operated by authorised persons only

Multi message food safety sign warning that only authorised staff should operate the machine and that they should not be distracted
Wash your hands before and after handling cooked meat

Wash your hands before and after handling cooked meat

Hygiene sign with the washing hands symbol stating that hands must be washed before and after handling cooked meat
Wash your hands before and after handling raw meat

Wash your hands before and after handling raw meat

Hygiene sign with the washing hands symbol stating that hands must be washed before and after handling raw meat
Wash Your Hands Before Commencing Work safety sign

Wash Your Hands Before Commencing Work safety sign

Hygiene sign with the washing hands symbol stating that hands must be washed before commencing work
Washing hands instructions sign

Washing hands instructions sign

Features the mandatory hand washing symbol and the following text:- ​​​​​​​ 1. Wet your hands with running water and apply soap....
Wear Appropriate Hand Protection When Using Knives safety sign

Wear Appropriate Hand Protection When Using Knives safety sign

You don't want your kitchen staff with fingers missing after their shift, and all that blood! Use this Mandatory kitchen safety sign to remind everyone in the food production industry that they must wear gloves when using knives​.
You are entering a food production area - Wash your hands

You are entering a food production area - Wash your hands

Mandatory hygiene food production area notice to workers to remind them that they must wash their hands