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Document ID (ISN)69121
CIS number 97-972
ISBN(s) 0-902167-87-1
Year 1996
Convention or series no. Library of Fire Safety Vol.4
Author(s) Jerome I.
Loss Prevention Council
Title Guide to fire safety signs
Bibliographic information Fire Protection Association, Melrose Avenue, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 2BJ, United Kingdom, 1996. 41p. Illus. 41 ref. Price: GBP 5.00.
Abstract Contents of this guide: legal requirements for fire safety signs; types of signs (prohibitory, warning, mandatory, safe condition, firefighting, supplementary information, photoluminescent signs); use of directional arrows; examples of each type of sign; signs for the use, storage and transport of dangerous substances (labelling of containers, pipelines, compressed gases in cylinders, hazard warning panels, emergency action codes, labelling of packages for conveyance and supply); explosives; fire extinguisher colours; fire hydrant signs; durability, maintenance and visibility of signs.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; United Kingdom; hazard identification; warning notices; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) piping; gas cylinders; containers; legislation; portable fire extinguishers; hydrants; colour coding; transport of materials
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires