Exit Signs by State - Comply with Your State and Local Regulation
There is often confusion over which colors are allowed when choosing an Exit sign for your building. Exit sign requirements vary by state and municipality, which is why it's important to check with your Fire Marshall to see whether Green Exit Signs
or Red Exit Signs are required in your building. The information below is for general guidance, only. For many, however, it is also important to get a “sense” of any color preference – so that your building is as consistent as possible with others in your area. Even though the European Union generally uses Green
Exit Signs (Red is used to specify prohibited actions), our UL 924 standards allow either Green Exit signs or Red Exit signs. Yet, localized codes often specify one or the
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Georgia State Compliant EXIT Signs
The Georgia State Fire Marshal's Office (GSFMO) is currently enforcing codes and standards found, and modified, in 120-3-3. In that document, effective February 1, 2007, they adopted the 2000 edition of NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, the 2002 edition of NFPA 13, and the 2006 edition of the International Fire Code involving Georgia Exit Signs. Since the question of color does not have an easy answer, the color issue is best resolved by a "design review," according to the fire marshal. Georgia also offers an exciting Fire Safety Symposium, an intense educational experience to teach new and modern techniques that are required in the responsibilities of the Office of Commissioner of Insurance relating to engineering/building inspections, hazardous materials inspections, and fire safety education. According to the Georgia state website, this symposium helps to "decrease Georgia’s alarming fire death rate and to take fire prevention education to cities and counties that do not have it and to enhance those that do."
Recommended Exit Signs for Georgia
These photoluminescent signs can be installed without wiring. These ecologically friendly signs are maintenance free, free of radiation and UL 924 listed. They last over 20 years and are the favorite of more and more property owners. Over the life of the sign, you will save $ thousands. You can decide in the field which directional arrows are needed.