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Safety Signs and Their Meanings – CSCS Revision Notes

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Safety is very important on construction sites, it is what will keep you and your co-workers alive. In this CSCS revision notes we will be looking into Health and Safety signs and what they mean, it is important that you know which each sign means and how to follow them. Health and Safety sign you will need to know for your CSCS test and split into 4 different colour categories, these are:

Green safety signs – Signs that are green are information signs or safe condition signs. These signs point out information such as emergency exits and the location of first aid.

Red safety signs – Sign’s that are Red on white are signs that mean that this is prohibited (Forbids and action), The most common sign for this is the no smoking sign.

White on Red Safety Signs – These signs are for Firefighting equipment, they will Identification and show the location.

Blue safety signs – If you see a Blue safety sign this means specific behaviour or action e.g. wearing personal protective equipment is mandatory.

Yellow safety signs – Yellow warning safety signs there is show you warnings or hazards, these signs indicate to be careful, take precautions or examine. Some common signs are a risk of electrocution signs.



Safety Sign

Safety Sign Meanings

 First Aid Kit Location
         First Aid – Wash your hand’s hygiene symbol sign
 Emergency exit sign
 Emergency Eyewash station sign

Emergency Safety Shower

 Fire assembly point safety sign
 There is no escape route
 No Mobile phone allowed
 Do not use, scaffolding not complete
 No smoking allowed
 No entry
 Fire Assembly Point location
 Fire hose reel location
 Fire alarm call point location
 Ear protection must be worn
 Safety Gloves must me worn
 Safety goggles or eye protection must be worn
 Mandatory sign
 Protective clothing must be worn
 Protective footwear must be worn
 Hard hat must be worn
 Hi-visibility clothing must be worn
 Warning forklift trucks sign
 Warning Sign
 Warning Laser hazard
 Risk of electrocution
 Danger fragile roof
 Fire warning

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