The Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 requires that employers must display warning signs in the workplace. The HSE website states that “making the workplace safe includes providing instructions to encourage people to work safely and responsibly”. Warning signs are designed to ensure a safer working environment by displaying a clear visual warning of potential health and safety hazards to employees, visitors or the public.
It is an employers responsibility to have a risk assessment to highlight potential hazards in and around the workplace. It is vital to keep the workplace accident free with the display the appropriate safety information.
Warning signs are especially important in industries such as construction and manufacturing.
The warning sign symbol is typically triangular and yellow with a black outline, symbol and text.
Our signs are available in various sizes and materials.
If you cannot find the sign you are looking for please call us and we will be happy to help.