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NZS 5807:1980 Code of practice for industrial identification by colour, wording or other coding

Abbreviation
NZS 5807:1980
Amendment
NZS 5807:1980 A1 . - appended. Published 30/05/1983, NZS 5807:1980 A2 . - appended. Published 30/05/1988.
Valid from
30/08/1980
Replaces

Information provider
Standards New Zealand
Author
Standards New Zealand
Information type
New Zealand Standard
Format
PDF


Description

This Standard defines safety colours, safety signs and other warning indications which will aid in prevention of accidents, indication of health hazards, and location and identification of first aid and fire-fighting equipment. Defines meaning and application of colours and other indications which are recommended for identification of pipes conveying fluids in liquid or gaseous conditions; and identification of conduit and ducting enclosing electric services. Makes provision for identification of contents of industrial gas cylinders. Approved electrical safety Standard.

Scope

The purpose of this Part of this Standard is to define safety colours, safety signs and other warning indications which will aid in the prevention of accidents, the indication of health hazards, and in the location and identification of first aid and fire-fighting equipment. It cannot be too strongly stressed that the basic colours or meaning given to them must be predominant, regardless of the context in which they are used. Symbols may be used on safety signs provided that they are in accordance with BS 5378. Attention is drawn to the legislation concerning the labelling of dangerous goods.

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NZS 5807:1980 Code of practice for industrial identification by colour, wording or other coding

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NZS 5807:1980 Code of practice for industrial identification by colour, wording or other coding

Description

This Standard defines safety colours, safety signs and other warning indications which will aid in prevention of accidents, indication of health hazards, and location and identification of first aid and fire-fighting equipment. Defines meaning and application of colours and other indications which are recommended for identification of pipes conveying fluids in liquid or gaseous conditions; and identification of conduit and ducting enclosing electric services. Makes provision for identification of contents of industrial gas cylinders. Approved electrical safety Standard.

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NZS 5807:1980 Code of practice for industrial identification by colour, wording or other coding
Description

This Standard defines safety colours, safety signs and other warning indications which will aid in prevention of accidents, indication of health hazards, and location and identification of first aid and fire-fighting equipment. Defines meaning and application of colours and other indications which are recommended for identification of pipes conveying fluids in liquid or gaseous conditions; and identification of conduit and ducting enclosing electric services. Makes provision for identification of contents of industrial gas cylinders. Approved electrical safety Standard.

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