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 safetly signFirst Aid Kit Location
         First Aid – Wash your hands hygiene symbol signFirst Aid – Wash your hand’s hygiene symbol sign
 emergency exit signEmergency exit sign
 eye wash station signEmergency Eyewash station sign
 safety shower sign

Emergency Safety Shower

 fire assembly point signFire assembly point safety sign
 There is no escape routeThere is no escape route
 hstest_image_054No Mobile phone allowed
 hstest_image_036Do not use, scaffolding not complete
 hstest_image_034No smoking allowed
 hstest_image_048No entry
 hstest_image_017Fire Assembly Point location
 hstest_image_016Fire hose reel location
 hstest_image_015Fire alarm call point location
 hstest_image_032Ear protection must be worn
 hstest_image_031Safety Gloves must me worn
 hstest_image_030Safety goggles or eye protection must be worn
 hstest_image_027Mandatory sign
 op_sign_mand_308Protective clothing must be worn
 hstest_image_029Protective footwear must be worn
 op_sign_mand_307Hard hat must be worn
 hstest_image_028Hi-visibility clothing must be worn
 hstest_image_042Warning forklift trucks sign
 hstest_image_043Warning Sign
 hstest_image_026Warning Laser hazard
 hstest_image_014Risk of electrocution
 hstest_image_019Danger fragile roof
 hstest_image_018Fire warning

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  • Yacob

    March 28, 2019 / 2 years ago

    What a brilliant website! i’m currently revising for my CSCS test and this is proving extremely helpful, THANKS!

    • Ryan

      April 1, 2019 / 2 years ago

      Thank you for the kind words!

  • Ion Bivol

    July 12, 2019 / 2 years ago

    Hey, nice website, but can we get in pdf file so we can print it?

    • Ryan

      July 12, 2019 / 2 years ago

      Hi, You should still be able to print the webpage and select which area you would like to print.

  • Fran Allcock

    July 27, 2019 / 1 year ago

    I’m taking my test this week, these notes are so helpful in knowing what to review,as there is so much out therei n which you can over load yourself.your notes have a good breakdown of categories in which to go over