Out of Order Signs FAQs
What are out of order signs and labels?
Out of order signs and labels are designed to clearly highlight any equipment, machinery, and plant that isn’t working and may pose a health and safety risk if operated. With a combined caution and the “do not operate” instruction, staff and site visitors should be no doubt as to whether such items are suitable for use.
Why do I need out of order signs and labels?
Out of order signs and labels will be an essential purchase if you have any equipment, machinery and plant that can’t be operated without putting the user at risk. Complete with EU legislation compliant pictograms, the meaning of such signs is easily understandable.
What can out of order signs and labels be used for?
Whether attached to an item of machinery or directly above a toilet, an out of order sign or label should prevent use until the completion of any essential maintenance or repairs. Ensuring the prominent display of these out of order signs and labels, you can clearly indicate any malfunctioning or unsafe equipment that can’t be used without the risk of accidents and injuries.
Where should out of order signs and labels be located?
You must ensure that out of order signs and labels are located in an easily visible position, whether next to, directly above, or on equipment, machinery, and plant that isn’t working properly. They should remain in place until maintenance or repairs have been carried out, making such items safe for use. If these signs become damaged, stained or faded then they should be replaced while the equipment, machinery or plant remains out of order.
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