BS 5499-6:2002 - Graphical symbols and signs. Safety signs, including fire safety signs. Creation and design of graphical symbols for use in safety signs. Requirements – BSI British Standards

BS 5499-6:2002

Graphical symbols and signs. Safety signs, including fire safety signs. Creation and design of graphical symbols for use in safety signs. Requirements

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : November 2002 Replaced By : BS ISO 3864-3:2012

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BS 5499-6:2002 Graphical symbols and signs. Safety signs, including fire safety signs. Creation and design of graphical symbols for use in safety signs. Requirements

BS 5499-6:2002 specifies requirements for the creation and design of graphical symbols for use in safety signs, including fire safety signs. It specifies requirements for the design of graphical symbols suitable for use in safety signs for submission for registration as approved safety signs, including line thickness, the use of determinants and how to indicate negation. It also specifies a series of templates to be used in the design of graphical symbols for different types of safety signs.

This part of BS 5499 is not applicable to graphical symbols for use:

  • on drawings and diagrams;
  • in technical documentation for products;
  • as public information symbols not intended to convey any safety message;
  • on road traffic signs.

Examples are given for illustrative purposes only and do not constitute requirements for particular safety signs.




Standard NumberBS 5499-6:2002
TitleGraphical symbols and signs. Safety signs, including fire safety signs. Creation and design of graphical symbols for use in safety signs. Requirements
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date26 November 2002
Confirm Date01 December 2011
Withdrawn Date31 March 2012
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS ISO 3864-3:2012
Draft Superseded By02/568206 DC
DescriptorsSigns, Symbols, Graphic symbols, Warning devices, Safety measures, Fire safety, Safety colours, Letters (symbols), Wording, Shape
ICS01.080.10
13.220.99
CommitteePH/8/1/3
ISBN0 580 40695 4
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryNo
Pages34
File Size481.8 KB
Price£214.00


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