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Fire Safety Signs

Fire Safety Services supply and install fire safety signs covering emergency escape routes, location and identification of fire fighting equipment, fire action instructions and other important signs expressing prohibition, warnings and mandatory information.

All of our signs meet the design criteria of the British Standard for Escape Route Signing – BS5499-4:2013.

Fire Safety Services can provide you with a full survey report to ensure you are in compliance with all relevant fire safety legislation.

Fire safety signage forms part of the overall fire protection, and is essential to the safety of you, your employees, your organisation and its customers.

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Fire exit signs

A fire exit is an additional route that occupants would use to enter or leave a building. The obligations under Fire Precaution and Health and Safety at Work Regulations and Legislation recommend that from any given point within a building, occupants can easily identify their nearest safe escape route. The use, application and correct sitting of signs can make a major contribution to the effectiveness of good fire safety management!

Fire extinguisher identification signs

The obligations under Fire Precaution and Health and Safety at Work Regulations and Legislation recommend that all fire fighting appliances are clearly marked and that they are easily accessible at all times. These signs can assist you in meeting those requirements. They also assist in the training and education of employees, by identifying the contents of the extinguisher and the type of fires that it is both safe and unsafe to use on.

Fire equipment location signs

These fire fighting signs ensure that occupants are aware of the location of fire fighting equipment.

Hazard warning and prohibition signs

When positioned in conspicuous locations, these hazard warning and prohibition signs can assist occupants in creating a safer working environment, by clearly highlighting potential risks, restricted areas and forbidden and restricted activities.

You may need to know:

Viewing Distance of Fire Safety Signs

Viewing distance of safety signs depends on the size of the sign.  The size of the sign required relates to its usage.  See examples below:

  • Size – 120mm X 340mm
    • Viewing Distance – 17 Metres
    • Examples of Use – Small offices, small shops and factories
  • Size – 150mm X 400mm
    • Viewing Distance – 22 Metres
    • Examples of Use – Large offices, large factories, warehouses and shopping centres
  • Size – 200mm X 450mm
    • Viewing Distance – 30 Metres
    • Examples of Use – Large warehouses, distribution centres and exhibition halls

*For a full list of acronyms and terms please see our glossary of terms.

More about Fire Safety Signs on our blog

Our blog is designed to give you a greater understanding about fire safety and how our services can help you. All of our blog posts are written by members of our team who have vast experience in specific aspects of fire safety, so you can be sure that the information you are reading comes from a qualified source.

For posts specifically about fire safety signage – click here


Regional Coverage

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East Anglia

Covering: East Anglia & South East

East Midlands

Covering: East Midlands, North East & Scotland

West Midlands

Covering: West Midlands, South West, North West & Scotland


Covering: South & London

Our products & services extend to everything you require to keep your business compliant with todays legislations:

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