– To protect our health we have to follow rules when we are in the workshop.
– Tools and machines can be dangerous if we don’t use them properly.
– Safety rules prevent accidents and reduce the risk of hurting ourselves.
– To prevent accidents in the workshop, you must always follow your teacher’s instructions.
Types of signs
Tell you to use the correct type of protection to avoid accidents. This protection is obligatory. Most mandatory signs may use circular shape with white symbols on a blue background with white border.
Warn of possible dangers when you use certain materials or tools. They usually take the shape of an equilateral triangle with a yellow background and black symbols.
Forbid certain activities that put your health and that of others at risk. They usually take the shape of a circle with a diagonal line through it (running from top left to bottom right), surrounding a symbol used to indicate something is not permitted.
First aid and emergency signs:
Help and give information about first aid equipment and emergency exits.