ISO/TC 8/SC 1/WG 3 NXXX
ISO TC 8/SC 1/WG 3
Part 1 - Ships and marine technology − Design principles for shipboard safety signs, markers and notices
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International Standard ISO/WD xxx-1 was prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 8 Ships and marine technology, Sub-committee SC 1 Lifesaving and fire protection. It is intended to provide the shipbuilding industry with a uniform method of providing safety signs aboard ships of any type.
The absence of a common approach to safety signing and associated systems on board sea vessels has been identified through continued growth in travel and extensive mobility. This has highlighted the need to provide passengers and associated crew members with a standardised approach to safety signing on board sea vessels that communicate consistent and effective safety information.
On an international basis, there is a need to provide people travelling on board sea vessels with safety signing and associated systems that correspond to safety signing present in on land facilities.
|This standard is prepared in three parts
||Part 1 Ships and marine technology - Design Principles for shipboard safety signs, markers and notices.
||Part 2 Ships and marine technology - Catalogue of shipboard safety signs and notices and guidelines for use.
||Part 3 - Ships and marine technology - Code of practice for the use of shipboard means of escape signs