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Security Signs

Security STOP Signs

Post “Employees Only Signs” That Mean Just That

Whether you are consciously aware of it or not, you pay more attention to a sign posted within an eight-sided octagon than you do any other type of sign. This is even more the case when that sign has red borders or background. The reason behind this is fairly self-explanatory. Even before we learn how to drive, we are conditioned that an octagon-shaped red sign means “STOP” so much so that we don’t even have to read the word itself. We are all creatures of habit and behave this way automatically and rarely even have to stop to think about it.

Post “Employees Only Signs” That Mean Just That

Whether you are consciously aware of it or not, you pay more attention to a sign posted within an eight-sided octagon than you do any other type of sign. This is even more the case when that sign has red borders or background. The reason behind this is fairly self-explanatory. Even before we learn how to drive, we are conditioned that an octagon-shaped red sign means “STOP” so much so that we don’t even have to read the word itself. We are all creatures of habit and behave this way automatically and rarely even have to stop to think about it.

Our Security Stop Signs Will Not Be Ignored

So if you are a property manager responsible for building security, why not use the fundamentals of motor memory and human behavior to your advantage. If you need to add a security stop sign to your building’s property, consider adding one that best mimics and resembles the real stop signs all of us have been conditioned to obey since we were four years old.

Get the Most Effective Private Property Stop Signs for Your Building

Though such security stop signs or “Employees Only Signs” do not meet the standards of MUTCD (and they certainly don’t have to because they are on private land) people will more than likely follow them as if they were “official” stop signs. That is, while private property stop signs are not enforceable by law, most people will obey them somewhat automatically because they so closely resemble official Stop signs.

Popular red, eight-sided “Stop Security Signs” meant for private properties include the following:

You can even customize a security stop sign to meet the branding or unique messaging for your building. Comprised of lightweight yet heavy-duty aluminum, such employees only signs and related security stop signs are made of 3M Engineer Grade Reflective material so they can been seen clearly when it is light or dark outside. These “Employees Only Stop Signs” and “Stop Security Signs” last at least seven years withstanding the harsh environmental effects of snow, rain, sleet and more because they are rust resistant.

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