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SNZ - NZS 8603

Design and application of outdoor recreation symbols

active, Most Current
Organization: SNZ
Publication Date: 20 April 2005
Status: active
Page Count: 94
scope:

Inclusions

This Standard sets out the:

(a) Requirements for the design, application and testing of graphical symbols and explanatory words for outdoor recreation and sport (including water-based) activities;

(b) Specifications for the use of the symbols in various media.

The symbols in this Standard will provide a means for communicating about:

(i) Hazardous conditions;

(ii) Accessibility, facilities, services and features;

(iii) Areas where activities are permitted or prohibited. 

Exclusions

Signage relating to water safety shall be as specified in NZS 8690. 

Application

This Standard applies to the use of graphical symbols and/or accompanying text, in a range of media and is applicable to all users of outdoor recreational pursuits, including:

(a) Local and central government;

(b) Other providers of outdoor recreation facilities;

(c) Sports and recreational training providers;

(d) The tourism industry.

The Traffic Regulations and MOTSAM

Symbols used in traffic signs shall comply with the Traffic Regulations and the MOTSAM.

The application of these traffic management symbols shall be consistent with the Traffic Regulations.

Document History

NZS 8603
April 20, 2005
Design and application of outdoor recreation symbols
Inclusions This Standard sets out the: (a) Requirements for the design, application and testing of graphical symbols and explanatory words for outdoor recreation and sport (including water-based)...
January 1, 2005
Design and Application of Outdoor Recreation Symbols
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1992
Outdoor Recreation Symbols
A description is not available for this item.

References

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