Refuge Point Signs

What are Refuge Point Signs? Refuge Point Signs are a range of signs which show by using text and pictograms the locations of any refuge points that are available around premises where everyone with mobility difficulties can be left safe inside a fire protected area until the emergency services arrive and carry out a safe evacuation.

In all building normally with multiple levels and where lifts may be installed and you have disabled people with wheelchair access then you must have refuge points available for wheelchair users, these disabled points are locations within any building or property that are safe havens for wheelchair users so they can safely wait to be rescued by the fire brigade.

These refuge points are normally located in specific areas of building that have been specifically built with the protection from fire in mind. It is very important that these refuge points are indicated by the use of refuge point signs.