Fire Safety Signage

Fire safety signage is an integral part of building fire protection measures and helps to ensure that all occupants are clearly informed in the event of an emergency.


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  • Fire Safety Signage Installation

  • Fire Safety Signage Guidance, Advice and Training

Types of Fire Safety Signs

Fire Door Sign

MANDATORY SIGNS– These are circular blue signs which must be obeyed as a legal requirement.

Fire Safety Sign

SAFE CONDITION SIGNS – These are rectangular green signs which provide the direction such as Exits and Fire Exits and or location of safety equipment, such as first aid kits and breathing apparatus.

Fire Safety Sign

FIRE FIGHTING SIGNS – These are red signs to indicate the location of fire safety equipment such as fire extinguishers, fire alarm call points and fire brigade equipment.

Fire Safety Signage

WARNING SIGNS – These are triangular yellow signs and warn of potential risks such as flamable liquids, gas and chemicals etc.

Fire Safety Signage

PROHIBITION SIGNS  – These are circular red signs with crossbars that forbid certain actions that could be dangerous such as No Smoking, No Admittance.

Fire Safety Sign

There are also SUPPLEMENTARY SIGNS which are rectangular in Green, Red, Yellow such as directional arrows.

Guidance for an effective fire safety signing system:

Why the need for fire safety signs?
Safety signs are a requirement to protect the health and safety of the employees and anyone within the vicinity of the building. For an effective safety signing system, signs should be of similar style, design and format. A good way to achieve this, is to ensure that your signs conform to standards.

Jalite - Authorised-Distributor

Why choose JALITE AAA photoluminescent signs and products? 
Legislation states that all safety signs require illumination and must remain illuminated under a power loss. This requirement can be met by using JALITE AAA photoluminescent signs.

RES are an Authorised Distributor of the JALITE range of photoluminescent safety products which now include fire safety signs, health and safety signs, safety wayguidance systems and even photoluminescent paint.


Wayfinding Signage for High Rise Residential Buildings

Wayfinding Signage for High Rise Residential BuildingsThe Challenge The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 (made under Article 24 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005) made it a legal requirement from 23 January 2023 for all high-rise residential buildings* in England to install Wayfinding Signage in their buildings. This includes clear markings identifying floor [...]


Fire safety signs

Fire safety signs Fire safety signs are essential for keeping those in a non-domestic building safe, ensuring that staff and visitors know what to do and where to go in the case of a fire. At RES Fire Protection Engineers, we have a range of signs that suit current fire safety regulations and offer installation […]

Do I need fire exit signs?

Fire exit signs are not required if the fire escape route is very obvious, for instance, if the main door is the sole entrance and exit out of a small shop. Fire exit signs are necessary and required by law for more complex and larger buildings. You need to consider how easily your staff and […]

Types of fire safety signs

Mandatory signs These are circular blue signs with a white pictogram that must be obeyed in accordance with the law. These safety signs give indications on actions that must be followed, such as wearing a hard hat in a workshop. These signs should be displayed near entry points to a site and near fire doors […]

Fire Exit Signs

Fire exit signs are a crucial part of general fire safety within any premises, helping to ensure that all staff and visitors are able to be quickly and effectively directed to safety in the event of an emergency. Regulations associated with fire exit signs state that it is an employer’s duty to make sure that […]

January 2019 – RES join Fire Protection Association

RES are now members of the The Fire Protection Association (FPA) which is the UK’s national fire safety organisation. This further demonstrates our commitment  to working towards protecting people, property, business and the environment. Since the FPA’s formation in 1946 they have attained an unrivalled reputation for quality of work and expertise in all aspects […]


Jalite - Online Catalogue

Jalite AAA – A revolutionary photoluminescent material that illuminates in a power failure or when smoke obscures the lighting making Jalite AAA the ideal material for fire safety signs and life saving products.

RES provide an extensive range of JALITE photoluminescent fire safety signs and fire safety signage solutions that are designed to conform to British and International Standards.

We are proud to be an authorised distributor of Jalite signs and provide safety signs.


Our fire safety signage services cover the South of England including the counties of Middlesex, Essex, Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire including London, Brighton, Portsmouth, Southampton, Winchester, Bristol, and the surrounding towns of Aldershot, Basingstoke, Beaconsfield, Bracknell, Cirencester, Egham, Farnham, Guildford, Henley on Thames, High Wycombe, Maidenhead, Marlow, Newbury, Oxford, Poole, Reading, Slough, St Albans, Staines, Swindon, Watford, Windsor, Woking, Wokingham and Worthing.


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