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What does the radiation hazard sign mean?

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A warning sign is used to indicate warning of a hazard or hazardous condition that is not likely to be life-threatening. This radiation hazard sign features the text radiation hazard in large letters below a large pictogram. A warning sign is yellow in colour with black text and icons.

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Beside this, what does the radiation hazard symbol mean?

The radiating trefoil suggests the presence of radiation, while the red background and the skull and crossbones warn of the danger. The figure running away from the scene is meant to suggest taking action to avoid the labeled material.

Subsequently, question is, what do safety symbols mean? Safety symbols, hazard symbols or safety labels are meaningful and recognizable graphical symbols that warn of or identify hazards associated with the location or item.

Likewise, people ask, what kind of hazard does this symbol warn you about?

Hazardous Waste Symbols - Toxicity Inhalation hazard. This symbol is commonly used to indicate caution in general. Under GHS it is a general warning covering hazards such as irritation, acute toxicity, narcotic effects, or dermal or inhalation sensitizers.

What does radiation area mean?

Radiation area means an area, accessible to individuals, in which radiation levels could result in an individual receiving a dose equivalent in excess of 0.005 rem (0.05 mSv) in 1 hour at 30 centimeters from the radiation source or from any surface that the radiation penetrates.

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