Exit Door Accessible Signs

Everybody needs to know how they’re going to get out of a building when they enter it. The first thing people should do after entering any unfamiliar building is to identify where evacuation routes are located. Fortunately, standards are in place in most countries to ensure exit paths and exit doors are clearly identifiable by building occupants.

The provision of exit signs, incorporating in-built emergency lighting is common place above required exit doors, doors on the path to a required exit door and directional signage to identify a path to a required exit door. There is also a further need to identify an exit door at an accessible height, with Braille and Tactile characters for those building occupants who are blind or have low vision.

The following are some examples of signage suitable for use in all commercial buildings as part of an accessible exit sign strategy adopting the Accessible Means of Egress Icon.

Please note that these images are only low resolution thumbnail compressed .jpg files. Companies entering into a commercial license for use of these images will be provided the Combined Accessible Means of Egress Icon and Running Man exit sign images in various file formats at high resolution (i.e. AI, EPS, GIF, JPG, PDF, PNG, PSD, SVG, TIFF file formats). Inquire about licensing arrangements here.

Accessible Exit Sign Solutions. The use of the ‘Accessible Means of Egress Icon’ within signage strategies provides a clear, pictorial message for occupants, to identify those exits that are accessible, and those which are not accessible.

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