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Mandatory Signs

The classic white icons and text on blue backgrounds which designate mandatory signs are intended to convey precise information about actions which must be carried out for safety purposes as clearly as concisely as possible.

Our enormous range of striking blue safety signs come in either self-adhesive vinyl or rigid PVC versions. Some are combined signs using red and white ‘prohibition’ icons and text or yellow and black ‘warning’ icons and text. We have signs mandating protective gloves, ear protectors, safety helmets, protective or high visibility clothing, and Keep Clear instructions, as well as “All visitors must report to reception” and “Keep Fire Door Shut” signs – plus a wide range of others. Whatever mandatory signs you require, we’re confident you’ll find them (and more) at ESE Direct.


ISO 7010 - A Guide To New Sign Symbols

You may notice a number of changes to our Safety Signs this year. The HSSA has adopted the latest ISO EN 7010 symbols outlined in Amendments 1-6. These combine with some of the more familiar BS 5499 symbols to complete the HSSA assured range.

ISO EN 7010 has been devised to create consistent symbols, using new pictograms, which have been judgment tested across various EU countries to ensure the symbols are universally understood and recognised. The new symbols are based upon BS 5499, some have subtle differences and others are extremely different.

Your signs will be supplied to the latest specification, and therefore may look slightly different from the images.

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