Safety Signs

This Presentation will display the different safety signs and what they mean.Safety signs are important in the workplace as they send message and show directions that will help avoid injury or death

 "no one should have to die, dying is painful..."

~Jacob Boucher (Danger connosieur )

 

 

Definition:

 

safe

 
[seyf] /seɪf/
 
adjective, safer, safest.
1.
secure from liability to harm, injury, danger, or risk:
a safe place.
2.
free from hurt, injury, danger, or risk:
to arrive safe and sound.
3.
involving little or no risk of mishap, error, etc.:
a safe estimate.
 

sign

any object, action, event, pattern, etc., that conveys a meaning.

 

Types of Safety signs

There several different types of safety sign with different meanings. the meanings depend on the colour.

The colours range

 RED

YELLOW

BLUE

GREEN

 

 

WHY:We all are aware of the fact that safety must come first whether it is our home or workplace. Thus, health & safety signs have an immense importance in our lives. While safety sign help us in making our lives better and safer, health signs help us to remain alert of different situations. Some of the common health & safety signage can be found in roads, hospitals, highways, lanes etc. In single sentence, we can say that these signs help us to make our life safer and we also must be aware if we come across such signs.

 

HOW:you tell if a safety sign is needed by determining wether it is an area tghat requires caution, compulsary equipment, is an exit or is a restricted area or if there is first aid close by.

 

 

ACTIVITY:

i am going to give you four different scenarios and in each one you need to identify which colour signs are needed.

 

i) you walk into a construction sight that has lots of loud noises and to your left is a big container filled with corrosive chemicals. Which signs are required?

 

ii)you are taken to a cinema and in the cinema there are two ways out what signs are required?

 

iii) in a fireworks factory there are lots of explosives, lots of flammable things and lots of sharp or toxic materials, what three signs are required?

 

iv) you are walking in jacob bouchers house and you hear mysterious sounds coming from his room in the hallway. what sign is required here?