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Document ID (ISN)76411
CIS number 01-480
Year 2000
Convention or series no. HSE Catering Information Sheet No.16
Health and Safety Executive
Title Safety signs in the catering industry
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Aug. 2000. 3p. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract This information sheet presents the safety signs the catering premises need to display depending on the risks present. Main safety signs that are required are: wet floors; storage of harmful chemicals; fire exit signs; fire fighting signs; first aid location; gas pipes and LPG cylinder stores; fragile roofs. Commercially bought and self-made signs should comply with the Health and Safety (Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996 (see CIS 96-392). Catering establishments should check their existing signs to ensure that they are correct, suitably located, clean and durable and that the lighting of illuminated signs is regularly checked.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; danger symbols; hotel industry; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) falls of persons; dangerous substances; flammable substances; data sheet; harmful substances; first-aid services; comment on directive; roofs
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Hotels and restaurants
Classification and labelling of chemicals