In yesterday’s blog post we looked at fire safety signs. We covered the Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996 legislation and we discussed when an employer must display fire safety signs on their premises. We then began discussing the different kinds of standardised safety signs and we discussed the first three:
Everyone will have noticed fire safety signs dotted around most workplaces at some point. Fire safety signs have been so commonplace that it is difficult to imagine the world without them. But before the 1992 Safety Signs Directive came into effect for all EU members, there wasn’t a complete, rigorous set of laws governing health and safety signs and standards in the workplace. These laws were then updated to the Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996 legislation.