Means of Escape's 'Guide to Fire Safety Signs and Signing' has been produced to help organisations identify signage needed within their premises. The guide demonstrates good practice in accordance to the appropriate British Safety Standards and will aid you in signing your premises in accordance with an effective risk assessment, helping you to fulfil the requirements of current legislation.
Correct Safety Signage in line with British Safety Standards not only aids awareness to staff and visitors but importantly assists in effective means of escape.
Safety signs, including fire safety signs - Part 4: Code of practice for escape route signing.
BS ISO 17398
Safety colours and safety signs - Classification, performance and durability of safety signs.
BS ISO 16069
Graphical symbols - Safety signs - Safety way guidance systems (SWGS)
BS EN ISO 7010
Graphical symbols - Safety colours and safety signs - Safety signs used in workplaces and public areas.
Graphical symbols. Test methods for judged comprehensibility and for comprehension.
DIN 67 510 Part 1
Deutsche Normen Standard. Test method for luminance performance.
DIN 67 510 Part 4
Deutsche Normen Standard. Luminance performance requirements for photoluminescent materials.
ISO 3864: 1984, and satisfy the requirements of EC Directives 77/576/EEC and 92/58/EEC.s
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