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Fire Exit & Directional Signs

Fire Escape Signs

Fire exit signs display information which informs people where they should go in the event of a fire or other emergency. These signs help to show everyone the shortest and quickest route to exit your premises and could prove the difference between life and death in the event of an emergency. Directional arrows or a running man symbol accompany the word fire exit which will direct people safely off the premises. Make sure all your fire exits and escape routes are clearly marked and are free from obstruction at all times.

British Standard and EC Directive Fire Exit Signs

  • All fire exit signs shown are guaranteed to comply with BS 5499 Part 1,4 and The Health & Safety (Safety Signs & Signals) Regulations 1996

BS 5499 Safety signs, including fire safety signs Part 4: Code of practice for escape route signing states:

  1. that a fire exit/exit sign with an arrow should be used where the escape route from a building is not conspicuous or confusion could occur.
  2. all changes in direction in corridors, stairways and open spaces forming part of the escape route should be marked with additional signs.