The following will give you a guide on the sign symbols that are needed in order to comply with EN 7010:2011 standards.

Prohibition

Prohibition Symbol

No Smoking Symbol

Shape & Colour: Red circle with diagonal line.

Meaning: You Must Not / Do Not / Stop.

Black symbols are added inside the circle.
These are recognised in all EU countries.
Supplementary text may be added if necessary to convey a clearer message.

Mandatory

Head Protection Must Be Worn

Shape & Colour: Solid blue circle.Mandatory Symbol

Meaning: You Must Do / Carry out the action given by the sign.

White symbols are added inside the circle.
These are recognised in all EU countries.
Supplementary text may be added if necessary to convey a clearer message.

Safe Condition

First Aid SymbolSafe Condition SymbolShape & Colour: Green rectangle or square.

Meaning: You Must Not / Do Not / Stop.

White symbols are added inside the rectangle or square.
These are recognised in all EU countries.
Supplementary text may be added if necessary to convey a clearer message.
Text only signs no longer comply. They must contain a symbol.

Fire Signs

Fire Extinguisher SymbolFire Equipment SymbolShape & Colour: Red square or rectangle.

Meaning: Locates fire equipment or personnel.

White symbols and text on a red background.
These are recognised in all EU countries.
Supplementary text may be added if necessary to convey a clearer message.

Hazard Identification

Fork Lift Truck SymbolHazard SymbolShape & Colour: Yellow triangle with black border.

Meaning: Potential hazard within a designated area. Caution or Risk of Danger or Hazard ahead.

Black symbols are added inside the triangle.
These are recognised in all EU countries.
Supplementary text may be added if necessary to convey a clearer message.