Looking for a UAV warning sign? So were we and we couldn’t find one, so we designed some ourselves and are now able to offer them for sale price £20.00 each plus VAT and postage and packing. This is what you get;
- Rigid plastic
- 5mm thick
- A3 size (420mm high x 297mm wide)
- High Resolution Full Colour Print (1220 dpi CMYK)
- Weather resistant Foamex board
- Specially designed for UAV pilots
- Supplied without fixing holes (drill your own as required)
- Printed on one side
- Postage and packing is £10.00 to UK mainland
The signs are very versatile and can be fixed to traffic cones, chairs or just about anything else. For example by drilling a couple of holes in them you can use cable ties or string to attach them to a traffic cone. Because they use a mixture of graphics and text they’re more effective than text only warning signs (see the Health and Safety Executive briefing in the box below).
The basic text and idea comes from the guys at Resource Group Unmanned Aviation Services who trained us at the RPQ-s Ground School, but the design is our own. UAV warning signs are essential to ensure the safety of those on the ground while flying. Use of proper signage and cordons will help ensure that operating RPAS or UAVs does not endanger people on the ground.
Our UAV warning signs use a conventional aircraft image inside a red warning triangle. This is because most people can identify the aircraft image, whereas if we’d used a special UAV image this would have been confusing to most people.
Please note; We aim to dispatch your UAV warning signs within 3 days of receiving your order and payment, but can’t always guarantee this. We cannot be held liable for late deliveries by the couriers and cannot offer a refund on the delivery cost if the parcel is later than you expected. Signs are weather resistant, but we can’t guarantee against wind or extreme weather damage.
To order our UAV Warning Signs, please use the contact form (the button’s at the bottom left of this page) and tell us how many signs you want and your delivery address and contact details. We’ll then email you our PAYPAL details and an invoice.
Did You Know?
“For warning signs and alarm indications, the first requirement is to alert the operator to the situation, and then to aid his/her accurate and prompt diagnosis”. Ball, P.W. The following aspects should be considered with respect to Warning Signs and UAV warning signs: Human factors; Unconscious and conscious incompetence; Ergonomic design; Inadequate/lack of warning signs; Unidentifiable warning signs; Misinterpretation of warning signs; and, Wrong warning signs used. General issues. Appropriate management systems should be in place to ensure that areas are identified which require warning or instructional signs and that signs including UAV warning signs are provided as appropriate. This also includes temporary restricted areas e.g. for UAV or RPAS take off and landing.
Appropriate risk assessments should be conducted to determine hazardous areas/zones on site for drone camera filming. If in doubt, all site staff (including contractors) should be informed as appropriate to minimise a potential for human error when recognising the meaning of warning signs. The system of housekeeping should ensure that all damaged warning signs are replaced swiftly The maintenance and calibration of electronic UAV warning signs (IE if you’re using an electronic drone camera warning sign) need to be considered.
A UAV warning sign should be compelling but not startling. Visual warning signs. Where possible UAV warning signs should be used so that they conform to the reader’s assumptions. The types of warning signs required to be in place within the designated zones should be appropriate for the hazard. Colour should not be used as the sole means of coding. It should always be used redundantly. For example, apart the issue of colour blindness, red is extremely difficult to detect under sodium lighting (although it’s likely our UAV warning signs will be mainly used in daylight). New designs or icons or pictograms should conform to accepted codes and widely used systems and should be user tested prior to being put into use to ensure that the designer’s mental model of what the icon or pictogram means is compatible with that of the user (which is why Kersh Media’s UAV warning signs use a traditional aircraft image, rather than an image of a UAV, RPAS or drone).
The variability in human dimensions should be considered when placing warning signs. For example, a warning sign that is clearly visible to someone who is 5 ft 5 might not be visible to someone who is 6 ft 5, or vice versa. Signs should be placed so that all the people who need to, can see them. UAV warning signs should contain no more information than is necessary to inform the reader of the its meaning. Dyslexic or illiterate employees should be considered when considering the use of purely text based warning signs. Colour warning signs and labels are perceived as representing a greater hazard than achromatic labels. If signs are used to indicate direction, there should be no ambiguity as to the route the sign indicates. Wherever it is possible to take the wrong route a sign should be positioned to reduce the likelihood of this happening.
The typeface used for text on warning signs should be a sans-serif type. For example Ariel (the Kersh Media signs used a font called “Transport” which is widely used on UK warning signs and road signs). All types of viewing conditions should be considered when deciding on what types of warning sign to use. If the warning message is more than a couple of words long do not use all capitals. This is because it slows down the reading time of the message. Published with kind permission of the UK Health and Safety Executive
Kersh Media provide aerial filming for Kent, London and South East England. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.