So why do you need safety signs?
Ensuring you have the right health and safety processes in place within your business is not only important for the safety of your staff or anyone else on your premises, but it is also important for the protection of your business. Failure to comply with health and safety regulations can mean having fines enforced upon you, or worse if an accident occurs and adequate health and safety precautions were not taken.
Safety signs are one of the main means of communicating health and safety information in the workplace. Therefore, it's vital that employers display them clearly whenever there is a risk that has not been controlled by other means (i.e. by safe systems of work). According to the Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996, employers have a legal obligation to display safety signs on their premises.