The Health and Safety Authority has detailed resources on its website or you can download the legislation here. The Health and Safety Authority has clear guidelines on hazard warning signage (yellow triangle signage) and sign boards.

Here are just some of the circumstances in which health and safety signage may be necessary according to the regulations:

  • Fragile roofs and ceilings
  • Emergency routes and exits
  • Fire detection and fire fighting
  • Work-at-height danger areas
  • Places with obstacles, falling risk or risk of falling objects
  • Workplace traffic routes
  • Exposure to noise above 85dB(A)
  • Explosive hazard zones

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