Graphical symbols - Safety colours and safety signs - Part 1: Design principles for safety signs and safety markings (ISO 3864-1:2011, IDT)
This part of ISO 3864 establishes the safety identification colours and design principles for safety signs and safety markings to be used in workplaces and in public areas for the purpose of accident prevention, fire protection, health hazard information and emergency evacuation. It also establishes the basic principles to be applied when developing standards containing safety signs.
This part of ISO 3864 is applicable to all locations where safety issues related to people need to be addressed. However, it is not applicable to the signalling used for guiding rail, road, river, maritime and air traffic and, generally speaking, to those sectors subject to a regulation which may differ.
NOTE Some countries' statutory regulations might differ in some respect from those given in this part of ISO 3864.