This Male Staff Change Braille Sign has been moulded from a single piece of polycarbonate. The braille and tactile elements are all raised so that they comply with the building code and the print is on the reverse side of the sign face, preventing it from being scratched off. Being a fully moulded sign none of the braille or raised elements will fall off. This is a major advantage over the traditional braille signs, which have individual braille and tactile elements glued to the face of the sign. The signs have a multi layered construction with the polycarbonate face mounted onto a semi-rigid polyethylene plastic backing plate. The polycarbonate is vandal and fade resistant, making the sign suitable for the indoor and outdoor use. They are supplied with 3M 467 M double sided tape applied to 100% of the back of the sign, ready for installation. The signs are suitable to be mounted directly to flat surfaces such as gyprock, painted timber, glass etc.
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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