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GB 13495.1-2015: Fire safety signs -- Part 1: Signs

This Part of GB 13495 specifies the signs used in the field of fire safety. This Part is applicable to all locations and places where fire safety signs shall be set. This Part is not applicable to graphical symbols used for fire-fighting technical documents and various maps specified in GB/T 4327.
GB 13495.1-2015
NATIONAL STANDARD OF THE
PEOPLE REPUBLIC OF CHINA
ICS 13.220.01
C 80
Replacing GB 13495-1992
Fire Safety Signs - Part 1: Signs
ISSUED ON: JUNE 2, 2015
IMPLEMENTED ON: AUGUST 1, 20135
Issued by: General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the people's Republic of China;
Standardization Administration of the People's Republic of
China
Table of Contents
Foreword??...??3
1 Scope??...??5
2 Normative References??...??5
3 Signs??...??5
Appendix A (Normative) Models, Dimensions and Colors of Fire Safety Signs ??...??13
Appendix B (Normative) Examples of Use Combinations of Signs and
Supplementary Direction Signs??...??16
Appendix C (Normative) Examples of Use Combinations of Signs,
Supplementary Direction Signs and supplementary Text Signs??...??21
Foreword
For this Part of GB 13495, Chapter 3 is mandatory, and the others are voluntary. Fire Safety Signs (GB 13495) is divided into the following parts:
--- Part 1: Signs;
--- Part 2: General Requirements of Products;
--- Part 3: Setting Requirements.
This Part is Part 1 of GB 13495.
This Part replaces Fire Safety Signs (GB 13495-1992). Compared with GB
13495-1992, the changes in this Part are as follows:
--- the contents such as structure, dimension, making and setting of signs were cancelled; these contents will be incorporated into other parts of GB 13495 (See Chapter 4, Chapter 6 and Chapter 7 of Edition 1992);
--- the sign of "No kindling" was cancelled (See sign No. 3.4.8 in Edition 1992); --- the signs of "FIRE TELEPHONE", "WHEELED FIRE EXTINGUISHER" and
"FIRE MONITOR" were added (see Table 2 and Table 4);
--- the sign contents of "EMERGENCY EXIT", "FIRE EXTINGUISHER", "FIRE
HOSE", "CAUTION FIRE - FLAMMABLE SUBSTANCE", "CAUTION FIRE -
OXIDIZING SUBSTANCE" and "CAUTION EXPLOSION - EXPLOSIVE
SUBSTANCE" were revised as "EXIT", "PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER",
"FIRE HOSE REEL", "WARNING: FLAMMABLE MATERIAL", "WARNING:
OXIDIZING SUBSTANCE" and "WARNING: EXPLOSIVE MATERIAL" (see
Table 3, Table 4 and Table 5);
--- the "fire ladder" was revised as "ESCAPE LADDER", its safety color was changed from red to green, and it was moved from the table of fire extinguishing equipment to the table of emergency evacuation for escape (see Table 3); --- the dimensions of circular and triangular safety signs in Appendix A were revised, and the design dimensions of signs were specified (see Appendix A); --- the examples for use combination of sign and supplementary direction sign were added (see Appendix B);
Fire Safety Signs - Part 1: Signs
Important notice: the colors of fire safety signs in this Part shall not be used in purpose of standard color matching, and the color matching shall be in
accordance with those specified in Chapter 5 of Safety Colors (GB 2893-2008). 1 Scope
This Part of GB 13495 specifies the signs used in the field of fire safety. This Part is applicable to all locations and places where fire safety signs shall be set. This Part is not applicable to graphical symbols used for fire-fighting technical documents and various maps specified in GB/T 4327.
2 Normative References
The following documents for the application of this document are essential. For dated reference, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the normative document (including any amendments) applies.
GB 2893-2008 Safety Colors
GB/T 4327 Equipment for Fire Protection and Fire Fighting Graphical
Symbols for Fire Protection Plans-specification
3 Signs
3.1 Fire safety signs (hereinafter referred to as "signs") consist of geometrical shape, safety color and graphical symbols indicating specific fire safety information. The meanings of sign geometrical shape, safety color and contrast color and graphical symbol color are detailed in Table 1.
Table 3 -- Sign of Emergency Evacuation for Escape
S/N Sign Content Description
3-05
EXIT
To prompt the evacuation-exit leading to safety
locations.
Sign for left or right may be selected according to the
direction leading to exit. When it is necessary to indicate
the exit position, it shall be used by combining with 3-29
sign; refer to Appendix B for example
3-06
SLIDE To prompt the position and the direction for sliding door
3-07
PUSH To prompt the direction for open the door by pushing
S/N Sign Content Description
3-25
DO NOT LOCK
To prohibit locking designated
positions (e.g., escape route and exit
door)
3-26
WARNING:
FLAMMABLE
MATERIAL
To warn of a hazard from flammable
materials
3-27
WARNING:
OXIDIZING
SUBSTANCE
To warn of a hazard from oxidizing
substances
3-28
WARNING:
EXPLOSIVE
MATERIAL
To warn of a hazard from explosive
materials, and taking care when being
nearby explosive materials or handling
explosive materials
Table 6 -- Supplementary Direction Signs
S/N Sign Content Description
3-29
DIRECTION OF ESCAPE
To indicate the direction of an exit.
Arrows may be used for directions like up,
down, upper left, upper right, right, down
right, etc., and the use combination of them
are detailed in Appendix B
3-30
DIRECTION OF FIRE
ALARM DEVICE OR
FIREFIGHTING
EQUIPMENT
To indicate the direction of fire alarm device
or fire-fighting equipment.
Arrows may be used for directions like up,
down, left up, right up, right, right down, etc.,
and the use combination of them are detailed
in Appendix B
Appendix B
(Normative)
Examples of Use Combinations of Signs and Supplementary Direction
Signs
B.1 Table B.1 gives the making examples for use combinations of signs and supplementary direction signs. Internal border may be omitted for the combined signs on the same carrier in the actual making process.
B.2 Table B.2~Table B.8 give the examples for use combinations of signs and supplementary direction signs.
Table B.1 -- Making Examples of Combinations of Signs and Supplementary Direction Signs S/N Combination making example Notes on making
Internal border is reserved
Internal border is reserved
Internal border is omitted
Appendix C
(Normative)
Examples of Use Combinations of Signs, Supplementary Direction Signs
and supplementary Text Signs
C.1 Table C.1 gives making examples for combinations of signs, supplementary direction signs and supplementary text signs. Internal border may be omitted for the combined signs on the same carrier in the actual making process.
C.2 Table C.2 gives use examples for combinations of signs, supplementary direction signs and supplementary text signs.
Table C.1 -- Making Examples of Combinations of Signs, Supplementary Direction Signs and Supplementary Text Signs
S/N Combination making example Notes on making
Internal border is
reserved
Internal border is
reserved
Internal border is
omitted

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