What are the 9 warning signs?

As sign experts, 3 Signs are happy to let you know the top 9 hazard and warning signs you need to know about.

  • Explosives. Signs depicting a bomb blowing up warn us about the presence of unstable, explosive substances.
  • Flammable.
  • Oxidising substances.
  • Gas under pressure.
  • Corrosive.
  • Toxic.
  • Health hazard.
  • Serious health hazard.

What are the different warning signs?

These signs contain instructions on what CAN’T be done or MUST be done:

  • Prohibition Signs – CAN’T DO.
  • Mandatory Signs – MUST DO.
  • Danger Signs – KILL YOU.
  • Warning Signs – HURT YOU.
  • Emergency Information Signs – SAFETY FIRST.
  • Fire Signs – FIRE EQUIP.

Which symbol refers to safety Alert?

The heading “DANGER” is printed in white letters on a red background and is preceded by the safety alert symbol (an equilateral triangle surrounding an exclamation mark).

What are hazards warning signs?

Hazard pictograms alert us to the presence of a hazardous chemical. The pictograms help us to know that the chemicals we are using might cause harm to people or the environment.

What are the 4 types of Safety Signs?

These 4 important safety signs can be broken into categories: Prohibition, Warning, Mandatory and Emergency.

  • Prohibition Signs. A sign prohibiting behaviour likely to increase or cause danger (e.g. “No access for unauthorised personnel”)
  • Warning Signs.
  • Mandatory Signage.
  • Emergency Signs.

What is safety alert?

Safety alerts are issued when there is a specific safety issue that without immediate action being taken could result in a serious or fatal injury.

What is the meaning of warning signs?

A warning sign is a type of sign which indicates a potential hazard, obstacle, or condition requiring special attention. Some are traffic signs that indicate hazards on roads that may not be readily apparent to a driver.