There are well over a hundred accepted signs that are knowncollectively as symbolic safety signs. The signs are symbolic becausethey each show a symbol to portray either a warning or some other safetyfeature. Symbolic Safety Signs can be divided into five categories:
Prohibition A black symbol on a white circular background surrounded by a red circular border and with a red diagonal struck through the symbol.
General information A white symbol on a green rectangular background
Mandatory A white symbol on a blue circular background
Warning A black symbol on a yellow triangle with a black border.
Information Fire Fighting A red symbol on a white rectangular background with a red border
Typical symbolic safety signs used in each of theabove would be
Prohibition Cigarette, cell phone, bicycle, swimmer, firearm, dumper truck each of which is a prohibited pastime or usage
General information a wheelchair, a shower, gents and ladies toilets, clinic
Mandatory wear goggles, wear safety hat, wear boots etc
Warning radioactivity, fire, lighthouse, slippery steps, high voltage electricity
Information Fire Fighting directions to fire marshals, hoses, hydrants etc.
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