All our Quarantine signs are designed to comply with The Quarantine Act 1908 - Section 3.3 Security which states;
All Quarantine Areas where goods subject to quarantine are stored or handled must display a quarantine sign to assist in effectively managing the security of these goods.
These signs are to be:
secured on a building/s, racks, fences, gates and/or doors and be visible at all times.
of a professional standard,
made to state ‘Quarantine Area – Authorised Persons Only, No Entry or Removal of Goods, Penalties Apply, (Quarantine Act 1908)’ (or as directed for specific quarantine operations),
on a yellow background, with black lettering. Note: Cardboard and paper signs are not acceptable.
Signs on external structures must be:
aminimum600mm x 400mm with lettering a minimum 25mm height, and
be weatherproof and resistant to the elements
Signs within structures must be a minimum 295mm x 210mm with lettering a minimum 8mm height.
Industrial safety signs are essential to maintain heightened employee safety awareness in the workplace. These Quarantine Signs are available in a Reflective or Non-Reflective finish on a variety of substrates including, Colourbond Steel, Polypropylene, Corflute and Self Adhesive Sticker.
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Safety Sign legible viewing distance guide
Signs should be large enough to view without straining the eyes when communicating safety messages to employees and/or visitors. Therefore, choosing the size of a sign is more than fitting it to the space you have available. In order to comply with AS 1319, you must consider the environment, lighting and viewing distance – these factors will determine the size of sign required to suit your application. The recommended minimum sizes as per AS 1319 are as follow. For a pictogram and worded sign in a factory or work environment, where lighting is good and the sign will be mounted in a reasonably prominent position:
Pictogram size is to be at least 15mm per metre of viewing distance