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FAQs for Construction Signs
What are construction signs?
Construction signs are to warn workers and members of the public of dangers on and around the site. Signs highlight protentional hazards and dangers, as well as pointing people in the right direction to first aid points or even a gentle reminder of what PPE must be worn.
What does Coshh stand for in construction?
The Control of Substances to Hazardous to Health. Regulations says you must protect against the risks from hazardous construction dusts.
What colour are construction signs?
The colour of the sign will depend on the use and message on the sign. The colours used will usually follow ISO 7010 standards. The most common coloured construction sign is yellow. A solid yellow triangle with a black border indicant the sign of a warning or Danger. Other colours include, red for prohibition, blue for mandatory or guidance, green for fire exits and first aid.
Where should road construction signs be placed?
Road construction signs should be placed at a location so that drivers can see the sign and have time to understand and act accordingly before the hazard or change in the road is approached.
What should you do when you see construction signs?
Make yourself aware of the safety sign types. Warning, Mandatory, prohibition, safe condition or fire. So, you know how to keep safe on site. Mandatory signs will tell you, you must wear PPE. The hazard signs will tell you about the warnings on site, danger, work overhead, fragile roof etc.
Can I customise construction signs?
Yes you can. Our vast range includes a FREE LOGO PRINT on every temporary sign, or you can create your own sign here https://www.stocksigns.co.uk/product-category/create-your-own/
Which material should I use?
The choice of material is usually based on how and where the sign will be installed. Internal signs can be made from Self Adhesive Vinyl, or Rigid Plastic, for mounting on a Door, Window or Wall, with Clear Acrylic offering a more aesthetic option, whereas external signs may be manufactured from Aluminium or Aluminium Composite, dependant or if they are wall or post mounted.
For temporary signage, Correx or Foamex are popular choices. In addition to the more standard sign materials, Stocksigns can supply custom made signs from a broad array of materials. Other materials are always available on request.
Do you supply hoarding and banners?
We supply both. Whether it is for a small local construction site or towers in the city we can help you create an eye catching hoarding display or banner. To find out more please click this link https://www.stocksigns.co.uk/hoardings/
How do I supply a logo to be printed on my signs?
You can include your company logo on your signs for free of charge.
At the time of ordering there will be a logo upload option in the checkout process. Alternatively you can send us a high-res PDF/jpeg or an eps/ai file of your logo.
Please ensure your logo is up to our guidelines which can be found here: https://www.stocksigns.co.uk/custom-made-signs/artwork-guidelines/