Safety signs and signals: Updated Guidance.

Safety Signs
  • 3rd Edition updates reference to legislation & standards.

Original Author: HSE
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This guidance is for employers and dutyholders, and others that have responsibility for the control of work sites and premises, or operating equipment requiring verbal and/or non-verbal communications.

This third edition provides practical advice on how to comply with the Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996.

It also updates references to legislation and standards and has been amended to accommodate the changes relating to the labelling and packaging of chemicals made by the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Chemicals (Amendments to Secondary Legislation) Regulations 2015.