What are the 5 main safety signs?

There are five main health and safety signs

  • Prohibition Signs - convey that something is not allowed or prohibited in the area
  • Mandatory Signs - convey that something should be done in the area
  • Warning Signs - warn people of possible dangers in the area
  • Safe Condition Signs - convey safety information that should be followed
  • Fire Equipment Signs - inform individuals where fire equipment or department is located.

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