Signs and marking

All about workplace signage and marking


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All about signage and marking

Learn about signs, road signs and markings in this guide.

Meaning and instructions

Signs are manufactured in a variety of colors and shapes which have important implications for the reading.

The entries in the table below apply to all types of signs, in which includes a safety color.

MeaningIndications
ProhibitionHarmful behaviour
Danger - AlarmStop - Stopping, emergency switches evacuation
Fire extinguishing materaial and equipmentIdentification and location
WarningCaution - be aware, testing and control
MandatorySpecific behavior or action. Injunction on the use of personal protective equipment
Emergency measures first aidDoors, escape routes, equipment, rescue and / or first aid posts, premises.
No danger anymoreReturn to normal

If you do not find the sign you're looking for, we can make it for you. Contact our sales department with a description of the sign you want - the fastest and most accurate quote please indicate:

- Desired material

- Desired size

- Desired symbol

- Desired text

- Whether sign is desired reflective or luminescent

- Desired number of signs

- Colors

(See also. Below list of formats and material)

On the basis of this we can offer a price for which a review will be submitted for approval. After approval of proof delivery will take approximately 8-10 business days.

Signs materials

P 1 mm. polystyrene plastic. There are drilled 3.5 mm. holes for mounting.

(Can be mounted with double sided tape) for indoor installation. Mounted on a wall or other flat surface.

V Self-adhesive vinyl, permanent adhesive. Suitable for outdoor and indoor mounting. Mounted on a clean, flat surface.

A Single sided signs 0.7 el. 2 mm. Polyester coated aluminum. There are four drilled 3.5 mm. holes for mounting. (Can be mounted with double sided tape). Suitable for outdoor installation. Mounted on a wall or other flat surface.

ME Special labels with extra strong durability. The labels are provided with an extra strong surface that can better withstand rough treatment from oil, cleaning and normal wear. Machine labels are produced with all the symbols.

PV Luminescent 0.8 mm. self-adhesive vinyl. Luminescent comply with standard Your 67 510. Suitable for outdoor and indoor mounting. Mounted on a clean, flat surface.

PR Photoluminescent 1 mm. plastic. Efterlysnede comply with standard Your 67 510. (Can be mounted with double sided tape) mounted against a wall or other flat surface. Signs on the fixed plate can also be fitted with silicone.

RA 0.7 mm. aluminum fitted with reflective foil. There are four drilled 3.5 mm. holes for mounting. (Can be mounted with double sided tape). Suitable for outdoor installation. Mounted on a wall or other flat surface.

PA 0.7 mm. aluminum, imprinted with luminescent color. There are four drilled 3.5 mm. holes for mounting. (Can be mounted with double sided tape). Suitable for outdoor installation. Mounted on a wall or other flat surface.

RV Self-adhesive reflective vinyl, permanent adhesive. Suitable for outdoor and indoor mounting. Mounted on a clean, flat surface.

RP reflective plastic. 1mm polystyrene imposed reflective vinyl. There are drill 3.5mm holes for mounting. (Can be mounted with double sided tape). Suitable for indoor and outdoor installation. Mounted on a wall or other flat surface.

Regulations for signage

Prohibition Signs

  • Round shape, black pictogram on white background

  • Red bar that goes across the pictogram.

  • The red color must cover at least 35% of the parting surface.

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Warning Signs

  • Triangular shape

  • Black pictogram on a yellow background with black border.

  • The yellow color must cover at least 50% of the parting surface

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Mandatory Signs

  • Round shape

  • White pictogram on a blue background.

  • The blue color must cover at least 50% of the parting surface

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Rescue Signs

  • Rectangular or square shape

  • White pictogram on a green background.

  • The green color must cover at least 50% of the parting surface.

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Fire-fighting signs

  • Rectangular or square shape

  • White pictogram on a red background.

  • The red color must cover at least 50% of the parting surface.

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Signs Dimensions and reading distances

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Circular signs 

DescriptionC1C2C3C4C5C6
Diameter in mm (d)900650450325225160
Frame width in mm (a)805540302015
Maximum reading distance in meters3526181396

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Triangular signs 

DescriptionT1T2T3T4T5T6
Side length in mm (s)900650450325225160
Frame width in mm (c)604030201510
Maximum reading distance in meters261813965
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Rectangular signs 

DescriptionR1/A1R2/A2R3/A3R4/A4R5/A5R6/A6½R1½R2½R3½R4½R5
Width in mm (b)841594420297210148841594420297210
Height in mm (h)59442029721014810529721014810574
Maximum reading distance in meters322216118622161186