Safety Picture of the Month

Safety picture for the month of October. This shows confusing exit/not-an-exit signage.

Confusing signage
Confusing signage

1910.37(b)(4) – Means of Egress
If the direction of travel to the exit or exit discharge is not immediately apparent, signs must be posted along the exit access indicating the direction of travel to the nearest exit and exit discharge. Additionally, the line-of-sight to an exit sign must clearly be visible at all times.

1910.37(b)(5) – Means of Egress
Each doorway or passage along an exit access that could be mistaken for an exit must be marked “Not an Exit” or similar designation, or be identified by a sign indicating its actual use (e.g., closet).


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