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Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Part IVMinimum requirements for the identification and location of fire-fighting equipment

Preliminary remark

1.  This Part applies to equipment used exclusively for fire-fighting purposes.

2.  Fire-fighting equipment must be identified by using a specific colour for the equipment and placing a location signboard, and/or by using a specific colour for the places where such equipment is kept, or their access points.

3.  The colour for identifying this equipment is red.

The red area must be sufficiently large to allow the equipment to be identified easily.

4.  The signboards provided for in paragraph 3.5 of Part II must be used to mark the locations of this equipment.

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