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Fire Exit Signs - BS5499

The format for fire exit signs and signage is specified in BS5499 Part 4: Code of practice for escape route signing - and the meanings are described below. Text only fire exit signs, do not comply with BS5499 and must be replaced or have a running man sign positioned with them.

Definitions
for Fire Exit Signs

Primary evacuation route; often the normally used access and the most direct route to a place of safety.
Secondary evacuation route; often not the normally used access route, but an alternative route to a place of safety which can be used in the event of an emergency situation.
Use for upgrading
existing text only
fire ext signs
Designed for use in Hospitals and healthcare buildings and conforms to the Hospitals Technical Memorandum (HTM65)
Fire Exit - Straight on from this point or straight on and up from here. These fire exit signs can be hung in passageways, corridors or at the foot of stairs, also fixed above doors.
Fire Exit - Straight on
4350
PV & PR
4360 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Fire Exit - Straight on
4441
PV & PR
4641 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Fire Exit - Straight on
4431
PV & PR
4631 WV &WR
JM 150 x 300mm
KP 200 x 400mm
Fire Exit - Straight on
4701 PV & PR
4721 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Fire exit up and left from this point. Also denotes forward and across to the left when suspended in open areas.
Fire exit up and left
4351
PV & PR
4361 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Fire exit up and left
4442
PV & PR
4642 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Fire exit up and left
4432 PV & PR

4632 WV &WR
JM 150 x 300mm
KP 200 x 400mm
Fire exit up and left
4702 PV & PR
4722 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Fire exit up and right from this point. Also denotes forward and across to the right when suspended in open areas.
up and right
4352
PV & PR
4362 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
up and right
4443
PV & PR
4643 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
up and right
4433
PV & PR
4633 WV &WR
JM 150 x 300mm
KP 200 x 400mm
up and right
4703 PV & PR
4723 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Fire Exit Right from this position.
Fire Exit Right
4353
PV & PR
4363 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Fire Exit Right
4445
PV & PR
4645 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Fire Exit Right
4435
PV & PR
4635 WV &WR
JM 150 x 300mm
KP 200 x 400mm
Fire Exit Right
4705 PV & PR
4725 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Fire Exit Down and right from this position.
Down and right
4354
PV & PR
4364 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Down and right
4447
PV & PR
4647 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Down and right
4437
PV & PR
4637 WV &WR
JM 150 x 300mm
KP 200 x 400mm
Down and right
4707 PV & PR
4727 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Fire Exit Down from this position. Can be suspended in passageways and corridors and at head of stairs.
Down
4355
PV & PR
4365 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Down
4449
PV & PR
4649 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Down
4439
PV & PR
4639 WV &WR
JM 150 x 300mm
KP 200 x 400mm
Down
4709 PV & PR
4729 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Fire Exit Down and Left from this position
Down and Left
4356
PV & PR
4366 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Down and Left
4446
PV & PR
4646 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Down and Left
4436
PV & PR
4636 WV &WR
JM 150 x 300mm
KP 200 x 400mm
Down and Left
4706 PV & PR
4726 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
KR 200 x 600mm

Fire Exit Left from this position.
Left
4357
PV & PR
4367 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Left
4444
PV & PR
4644 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
JP
150 x 400mm
KR 200 x 600mm
Left
4434
PV & PR
4634 WV &WR
JM 150 x 300mm
KP 200 x 400mm
Left
4704 PV & PR
4724 WV &WR
GM 100 x 100mm
KR 200 x 600mm

The following fire exit signs are to be used with the older text only signage.

Running Man Left
4422 PV& PR
4428 WV&WR
JJ 150 x 150mm
MM 300 x 300mm
running man left
Running Man Right
4423 PV& PR
4429 WV&WR
JJ 150 x 150mm
MM 300 x 300mm
running man right
Right
4420
GG 100 x 100mm
JJ
150 x 150mm
MM 300 x 300mm
right
Up Left
4421
GG 100 x 100mm
JJ
150 x 150mm
MM 300 x 300mm
up / left
MATERIALS
SIZES
prices exclude VAT
GM
JM
JP
KP
KR
Photoluminescent self adhesive vinyl PV
£4.25
£5.75
£6.65
£8.85
£12.50
Rigid Photoluminescent PR
£5.63
£7.70
£8.05
£10.80
£16.50
White self adhesive vinyl WV
£1.96
£2.00
£2.40
£4.20
£5.50
White rigid PVC WR
£2.30
£2.60
£3.00
£4.90
£6.80
When ordering by email use PREFIX for material required and SUFFIX for size required    eg WR 4350 KR
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Exit Running Man
Fire Exit Running Man
Running Man
PR 4460 Z
200 x 200mm face
£15.95
exit - running man
PR 4462 Z
200 x 200mm face
£15.95
fire exit - running man
PR 4461 Z
150 x 150mm face
£9.95
running man

It is essential that all escape or access mechanisms provided for use in an emergency are readily identified and the operation of each is clearly marked.

Push
4476
MG
300x100mm
push
Pull
4477
MG
300x100mm
pull
Push Bar To Open
4478
GR
100x600mm
push bar to open
Break Glass In Emergency
4187
GM 100x300mm
break glass in emergency
Push To Open
4480
GM 100x300mm
push to open
Push To Open
4481
GM 100x300mm
pull to open
In Emergency Break Glass To Open
4195
GM 100x300mm
in emergency break glass
to open
Slide To Open Left
4482
GM 100x300mm
slide to open -left
Slide To Open Right
4483
GM 100x300mm
slide to open - right
In Emergency Break Glass For Key
4196
GM 100x300mm
in emergency break glass for key
Push Bar To Open
4484
GM 100x300mm
push bar to open
Push Pad To Open
4487
GM 100x300mm
push pad to open

 

prices exclude VAT
JJ
MM
GG
GR
GM
MG
Photoluminescent self adhesive vinyl PV
£2.70
£10.35
£1.60
£8.25
£4.25
£4.25
Rigid Photoluminescent PR
£3.60
£13.50
£2.30
£13.10
£5.63
£5.63
White self adhesive vinyl WV
£1.30
£4.50
£1.00
£3.30
£1.96
£1.96
White rigid PVC WR
£2.20
£5.80
£1.30
£4.25
£2.30
£2.30

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