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

Emergency Safety Shower

 fire assembly point sign Fire assembly point safety sign
 There is no escape route There is no escape route
 hstest_image_054 No Mobile phone allowed
 hstest_image_036 Do not use, scaffolding not complete
 hstest_image_035 Prohibited
 hstest_image_034 No smoking allowed
 hstest_image_048 No entry
 hstest_image_017 Fire Extinguishers Point location
 hstest_image_016 Fire hose reel location
 hstest_image_015 Fire alarm call point location
 hstest_image_032 Ear protection must be worn
 hstest_image_031 Safety Gloves must me worn
 hstest_image_030 Safety goggles or eye protection must be worn
 hstest_image_027 Mandatory sign
 op_sign_mand_308 Protective clothing must be worn
 hstest_image_029 Protective footwear must be worn
 op_sign_mand_307 Hard hat must be worn
 hstest_image_028 Hi-visibility clothing must be worn
 hstest_image_042 Warning forklift trucks sign
 hstest_image_043 Warning Sign
 hstest_image_026 Warning Laser hazard
 hstest_image_014 Risk of electrocution
 hstest_image_019 Danger fragile roof
 hstest_image_018 Fire warning

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  • Yacob
    March 28, 2019 / 4 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 / 4 years ago

      Thank you for the kind words!

  • Ion Bivol
    July 12, 2019 / 4 years ago

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

    • Ryan
      July 12, 2019 / 4 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 / 4 years 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

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