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Beach Safety Signs


A New Era in Beach Safety Signs
When it comes to beach safety, posting the proper signage is crucial to keeping swimmers safe from harm. Shark sightings, jelly fish, strong currents, sudden drop-offs and similar potential hazards all need to be accurately conveyed to beachgoers to both protect them from harm and fulfill the beach owner’s duty to warn. At Clarion Safety, we use our expertise in global standards and graphical symbol design to create the most innovative standards-based systems of beach safety signage in existence. Our system of beach safety signs uses state-of-the-art symbols, eye-catching color-coding and the latest ANSI Z535 and ISO design principles to communicate to viewers the nature of potential beach hazards and how to avoid them. The system’s signs are designed to be posted both at beach entrances and on the beach at periodic intervals. This practice increases the viewer’s opportunity to recognize hazards and, most importantly, reminds them of the potential danger at the site of activity. Clarion Safety routinely customizes its beach safety sign system to meet the needs of clients’ river, lake and ocean beach environments.

High Surf Dangerous Shorebreak Shark Sighted Man-o-war Jelly Fish Strong Current
Fall Hazard Sharp Coral Waves Break on Ledge Sudden Drop off Thin Ice

Keeping Swimmers Safer
With hazards presented on beaches, there are many regional differences. Signs for ocean beaches are different from signs for the Great Lakes’ beaches. And safety signs for the Great Lakes’ beaches are different from signs meant to be posted at small lake and river beaches. Because of these variations, to be most effective, each beach safety sign system should be customized to meet the needs of each organization and each locale. Yet one aspect is the same; whether you are a hotel, park service, municipality, or private land owner, you all share the same concern addressed by beach safety signs – the need to protect people from tragedy on your beach. We would like to help protect the people on your beaches. Contact us to schedule your initial consultation.

Case Study: Protecting Hawaii’s Beaches
The lifeguards in Hawaii are busy rescuing many people every day. Why? Because, as the state’s lifeguards often say, “In Hawaii, people only see the beauty, not the beast.” The ocean is the beast . . . and it has to be respected. Among the hazards on Hawaii’s beaches are strong currents and pounding surfs – both of which injure and kill people frequently enough that communicating safety is paramount for the Hawaiian Lifeguard Association. Working with the Association, Clarion Safety designed new safety signs for all of the state’s beaches – signs meant to inform people of hazards and affect their behavior so they can better avoid harm. Clear and concise language was used in conjunction with eye-catching graphical symbols to communicate the most essential messages. It should be noted that the symbol elements were made predominate because of the necessity to convey safety information to the state’s wide variety of international, often non-English-reading, visitors.

Online Quote Request Options

Need a quote for our sign, label and tag products? Our customer service team is standing by to hear from you via phone, online chat or email! For your convenience, we also have two options you can use to submit your request quickly and easily online:

Option 1: Cart-to-quote Tool

Generate a quote for all of the items in your shopping cart. Simply add items to your online shopping cart and then click the "Get Quote for Cart Items" button in the cart preview dropdown or at the bottom of the cart page.

This option works great for both standard and custom products that are available for purchase on our website.

Option 2: Quote Request Form

Request a quote by typing in the product part number(s) or a description of the custom part(s). You can also upload RFQ-related documentation, such as a drawings and specification sheets.

This option works great for products not available for purchase on our website and for complex quotes.