Fire Safety

With fire posing deadly risks and devastating consequences, it is essential that fire safety is top of your agenda when considering health & safety signage for your business. Ensuring that you are prepared for the eventuality of a fire help can you avoid employee and visitor injury, protect against costly damages and recently increased health & safety breach fines. All premises need fire safety signs. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 states that all workplaces must have adequate safety Read More

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The Jurassic Coast Quest

The Stocksigns Team and Friends have been at it again, we have climbed every mountain and I can confirm the hills were alive with the Sound of Music! The Jurassic Coast Quest took place on the 10th and 11th of July we hiked 50 miles and climbed just under 9000ft of elevation. Our chosen charity for this year is The Children's Trust. The UK's leading charity for children with injury. Based in Tadworth (local to our Stocksigns HQ) the Trust runs Read More

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Quarries and Water Safety

You turn up to an abandoned quarry on a hot summer’s day, it is nice and quiet, the water is clear, and it looks inviting. Adventure awaits… There’s nothing quite like taking a dip into open water and feeling a massive rush of endorphins, but in reality, adventure does not await when dealing with water safety. 85% of accidental drownings occur at open water sites. You see a ‘danger, do not no swim’ sign amongst the picturesque foliage, do NOT Read More

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Meet Steve Wright

At Stocksigns, we have an experienced and knowledgeable team. Here, we talk to Steve Wright, Highways Development Manager at Stocksigns to find out about his current role, the most common issues he supports customers with and his future ambitions for the company. Firstly, please can you tell us about your career history and background prior to joining Stocksigns? After leaving school in 1976, I primarily worked in the construction and civils industries, accumulating various certifications including a City & Guilds Read More

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Facilities Management

A general aim for all facilities managers is to ensure that the organisation they work for has the most appropriate environment for its employees and visitors to the site. The most important place to start is to ensure that you have the correct signage in place to ensure the safety of everyone on the site. Have no fear Stocksigns is here!  We don’t want to brag, but we really do know our stuff when it comes to health and safety Read More

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Welcome… to the Jurassic Coast!

It's become a bit of a tradition here At Stocksigns that every year we take on a new challenge for a different charity. At the moment as it stands, we have the green light on the road map to start planning/training for our next event. Last year we hiked the Surrey hills in our little socially distanced bubbles and walked just over 24 miles. We hoped to raise £3342 as that was the total of the elevation for the walk. Read More

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Hot Off The Press

Hot off the press and straight from the Graphics and Marketing team we present to you the new Sign Catalogue for Stocksigns 2021. The new online catalogue makes browsing for our signs a lot easier, we have given it a little revamp. Taken out some old and added some new. Wherever and whenever you need clear prominent signage, we are confident that you will find what you are looking for. However, if this isn’t the case, we also offer a Read More

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Create Your Own Sign

Sometimes a standard sign just won't do. You need something a little special, something that will stand out, something with a little spice that will get your message across. Why not put your design skills to the test and say it with a sign! We have worked hard on being able to bring you this option of Design Your Own Sign. You can create your own sign from scratch using your own images, text, and symbols. If you need something Read More

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CE Certified Road Traffic Signs

CE Certified Road Traffic Signs, we have you covered. Here at Stocksigns Ltd, we are always looking to improve our products and services so that we can provide you with exceptional personal service. So, we are pleased to share with you all that the latest change to our service is a shorter lead time for CE Certified Road Traffic Signs. Before today, the lead time on our CE Traffic Signs was 10 to 12 working days (that is not very Read More

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New Construction Range

Want to hear a joke about construction? We’re still working on it! Unlike this joke, we have worked hard and finished our task. We have only gone and merged our two brands First Call Signs and Stocksigns. We put our hard hats on, our PPE, and put our tools to work in our brainstorming session and come up with a new name for these two sites. Let me introduce to you all Stocksigns Construction. Now open for business. With everything Read More

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Triple ISO Certification

Our Quality Journey 18 months ago, the team at Stocksigns were delighted to announce their Silver Construction Line membership which was very quickly followed up with a Gold membership. The membership is “an increased level of scrutiny and assurance”, which has been achieved through numerous validations assessments for our environmental management, quality management, equal opportunities, modern slavery act adherence, anti-bribery and corruption policies. 7 months ago, we added a new accreditation to our wall of fame from RISQS, Railway Industry Read More

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A sign of the times for 2020

The ‘Men at Work’ sign has been scrapped in a watershed moment! At Stocksigns we are replacing the word ‘Men’ with ‘Workers’ for 2020/21.  We are hoping that the updated signs will help to raise awareness and consciousness that men and women are both very much included in the construction industry. Women In Construction Most people know that Waterloo Bridge has the finest views of London at ground level, but what a lot of people don’t know is that it is Read More

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Surrey 3 Peaks Challenge

We had high hopes of jetting off to Slovenia this summer and climbing mount Triglav. Then COVID-19 came like a bat out of hell and turned the world upside down. We want to kill the virus, but not the good fundraising vibes. So, we have put our plans for Slovenia on hold until next year. Donate Here Not wanting to miss out on the opportunity of raising money for Charity we had our very own Captain Cload (he got his Read More

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Essential signs for your Coronavirus Measures

Signage expert Stocksigns Ltd. has launched a new range of COVID-19 hygiene and social distancing signs suitable for use in all working environments and available with bespoke branding. The range includes social distancing floor and wall vinyls to help ensure effective social distancing and enforce one way systems in and around workplaces, retail spaces or any environment where social distancing measures are required. The high quality range also features specific coronavirus hygiene signs that can be used to provide vital Read More

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RISQS – New Accreditation for Stocksigns Ltd

The team at Stocksigns Ltd are dedicated to providing the highest quality service and products. To achieve this high quality we undergo frequent assessments and audits for all the vital accreditations and memberships which allow us to stay on course to be one of the UK's highest quality signage providers.  The latest accreditation to put under our belts is RISQS, Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme which "features a smarter, quicker, easier platform and enhanced audit services, providing the industry with Read More

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COVID-19: 10 Top Tips from The Lucy Rayner Foundation looking after your mental health

In these unprecedented times, our lives have changed almost in an instant. We all handle change differently; some of us will find it easy to keep our minds and bodies busy, others will not. Our current 'normal' is one where we are no longer able to sit in a full office and laugh with our colleagues, visit our family for a Sunday roast or relax in a pub garden with friends in the sunshine. Instead some of us will lose Read More

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Health & Safety Refresher: Hazard Signage

Slips and trips and falls can be the most dangerous risk when working. In fact, they are the most common cause of injury at work. Slips, trips and falls cause over one third of injuries at work, and account for over half of injuries in workplaces with public access. This makes hazard signage a vital part of any workplace.   As with most risks at work, the priority should be to minimise or completely remove them. However there are often Read More

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Health & Safety Refresher: PPE Signage

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is a vital part of working on a construction site, quarry, or in a potentially hazardous area. Even though the cause of the issue and preventing if necessary takes priority, if there is even a slight risk of injury or damage to health on a site, workers must be informed about the importance of PPE and when to use it.   PPE signage can be crucial to ensuring that workers are protected from falling objects, slips Read More

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Health & Safety Refresher: Fire Safety

With new laws regarding fire safety in consultation this year, it's very important now more than ever to ensure your safety signage is clear and consistent around your premises. If you are in any way responsible for a business or commercial property, you must display the required signage to ensure employees and/or customers are safe and meet safety standards, as well as:   Carry out a fire risk assessment of the premises and review it regularly Tell staff or their Read More

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Quarry Safety: The Top 5 Hazards & How Signage Can Help

It’s no secret that any workplace, especially ones where workers are operating machinery, working at a height, and tackling extreme weather conditions, can present safety concerns. Particularly, working on a quarry can be incredibly dangerous, and potential risks need to be spotted and averted. Below are some of the most common causes of accidents within the quarry industry. It’s important to remember that awareness of potential risks can prevent injury, and save lives. 1. Slips & Trips on the Same Read More

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How Hazard Signage Can Prevent Accidents this Winter

There are over 54,000 non-fatal injuries to construction workers each year; 25% of which are caused by slips, trips or falls on the same level and 12% are from being struck by a moving (flying/falling) object (HSE.gov). In particular, snow and ice can multiply the risks of working on a construction site. Ladders, scaffolding and entries/exits to sites can become extremely dangerous if the proper precautions aren’t taken. Increasing awareness amongst workers of all immediate risks is a vital part Read More

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South East Construction Expo Success

It is that time of year again when our team get a few days out the office to mingle with current and potential connections. Last week they attended the South East Construction Expo, and this week the team will be exhibiting at Kent Construction. Unlike the vast majority of signage companies in the UK, here at Stocksigns we have always had a strong presence in exhibitions. Since the 1960's we have exhibited and attended Construction, Facilities, Highways and Health & Read More

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Top Tips for a Safe Construction Site

The Construction Industry has the most fatalities than any other industry in the UK (HSE.gov.uk) The dangers of working in Construction should never be overlooked, and whether you are an apprentice or a site manager, it is the duty of everyone on site to keep everyone safe.  47% of deaths in the Construction Industry over the last five year period were due to falls from height Stocksigns' 5 Top Tips for a Safe Site 1. Every worker needs all the Read More

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Over £5,700 Raised! Dingle Dash Completed

The Stocksigns team have been fundraising for various charities over the years. This has involved sleeping rough for the night for the YMCA, cycling to Lapland (not literally), the 3 Peaks Challenge, climbing Mount Toubkal, and this year the team have successfully hiked up and down the mountains of Dingle, Ireland. The Dingle Dash Challenge, as we like to call it, took place on the 8th and 9th June 2019, which saw the team hike for 22 hours covering 46miles Read More

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