Fire Safety Signage

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Fire Safety Signs

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Fire Safety Signs

Having the right signs in the right place will help ensure the safe evacuation of staff in the event of a fire and will also help to comply with the regulations.

Chubb Fire’s range of fire and safety signs incorporate the latest technology to provide cost effective solutions.

Photoluminescent Signs

Photoluminescent escape route signs are made from a zinc sulphide compound, which is charged by natural or artificial white light. They retain their luminous power for several hours to allow occupants to evacuate buildings quickly and safely in the dark and can be recharged any number of times.

Low location lighting uses a similar principle. Directional indicators on floors and walls glow in the dark to point out a clear, unambiguous and continuous escape route.

Having illuminated guidance low down - below the level where smoke would collect in the event of a fire - provides a major safety benefit.

The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996

The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996 came into force on April 1 1996, and relate to the use of fire safety signage in the workplace.

The regulations apply to all places and activities where people are employed and require employers to provide specific safety signage whenever there is a risk that has not been avoided or controlled by other means.

The fire safety signage Regulations state that:

  • Employers must use safety signs wherever there is a risk to health and safety which cannot be controlled by other means
  • Safety signs must be of a specified type
  • All signs must contain a pictogram; text only signs are no longer acceptable
  • Signs must be properly maintained and adequately lit
  • Employers must ensure that signs are understood by employees


To ensure that your fire safety signage complies with the latest regulations contact Chubb today on 0800 32 1666.