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Savvy Signs: Providing cheap workplace safety signs in digital format that can be purchased then printed in-house and laminated ready to put up in your office or warehouse.
Our signs are professionally designed with the highest quality digital artwork made to the Australian Standard AS 1319-1994 fully compliant meeting with WorkSafe Compliance Code of Practice.
Use our signs to maintain heightened employee safety awareness in the workplace by ensuring the correct warning signs are placed in areas to keep your workers safe from hazards.
All you need to do is download the artwork files, print, laminate and display around the workplace to demand attention and to ensure your employees and visitors know, and are reminded of safety areas.
“ Keep your workplace safe on a tight budget!”
WHO WE ARE
- Professionally Designed, Highest Quality, Digital Artwork
- Australian Standard AS 1319-1994 fully compliant
- Meets with WorkSafe Compliance Code of Practice
Savvy Signs design and sell digital Workplace Safety Signs you can download and print right now and use until you can purchase more permanent signs.
WHAT WE DO
Savvy Signs can help make your workplace safe, even on a tight budget!
We offer a great range of safety signs which are high quality digital files. They are professionally designed to demand attention. Use these safety signs as needed to help protect your employees – and your business.
We are here to help out small business, or any business in fact, maintain a safe Workplace. We all know it can be quite expensive to set up a new workplace and/or begin complying with the WorkSafe Compliance Code of practice.
It really is easy, and definitely not expensive!
WHY CHOOSE US?
WHY HAVE SAFETY SIGNS?
Following is an extract from the WorkSafe Compliance Code document titled Communicating Occupational Health and Safety Across Languages.
A safety sign is one which gives a specific message to those who may be exposed to hazards in the work environment. Signs may be used to prevent accidents, signify health hazards, indicate the location of safety and fire protection equipment or give guidance and instruction in an emergency.
While clear symbols can aid understanding, the effectiveness of a sign system can be undermined by linguistic and cultural differences and an inability to understand terminology. Risks can arise when employees who are not familiar with the meaning of a symbol or image or cannot read a sign, misinterpret the sign’s meaning. Therefore, education and training are an essential part of any sign system. Employees need to be taught the meaning and intention of signs and their understanding of that meaning has to be checked.
Remember that safety signs do not replace or reduce the need for proper and ongoing prevention measures.
Employers need to use safety signs in a form which can be understood by all employees. Safety signs need to:
- be clear and consistent – the same sign needs to be used to convey the same message throughout the workplace
- be picture or diagram based where there is a standard picture sign that conveys the intended message it needs to be used
- use simple, everyday language – if a sign is set by regulation and is not in plain language, it needs to be supplemented with a simple version or a picture sign.
“ Ensure that employees are taught the meaning of all signs during the induction process – training needs to include temporary (ie maintenance, cleaning) and permanent signs. ”
Where there is a major language group in the workplace and written signs are used, they need to be in bilingual form. (See worksafe.vic.gov.au for some translated examples of common health and safety signs.) When more than two languages are required, it is best to use picture-only signs to avoid confusion.
If written signs are used, it is better to pick one form of sign and phrasing and use it consistently.
Another option may be to provide translations of all signs in a handbook or a separate notice prominently displayed in the workplace.