Red / White NJ Floor / Roof Truss Sign
This Red / White NJ Floor / Roof Truss Sign has official truss identification for fire safety and compliance. A Red / White NJ Floor / Roof Truss Sign is a helpful resource to aid in the protection of the health and safety of staff, and is not an alternative for required protective measures for eliminating or reducing hazards.
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State of New Jersey TRUSS SIGNS (Truss Roof and Truss Floor Assembly Signs)
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- Truss construction signs are designed to assist firefighters in the recognition of buildings constructed with truss roof/floor assemblies.
- The truss identification rules came into being due to a fire incident in Hackensack, NJ. in July 1988.
- As a result, an amendment to the Uniform Fire Code of New Jersey was enacted to have all buildings and structures identified with a sign to allow firefighters as they approach and begin firefighting operations, to identify if the building is equipped with truss components.
- N.J.A.C. 5:70-2.20 requires all buildings to have affixed a sign to indicate that there are equipped or installed truss supports.
- Individual structures and dwelling units with truss constructions that are part of a planned community development are required to have a truss sign affixed at each entrance to the development.
- Sign Size: 12" wide x 6" high
- Material: Reflective
- Printing color: Red
- N.J.A.C. 5:70-2.20(a)1
- “The emblem shall be of a bright and reflective color, or made of reflective material. The shape of the emblem shall be an isosceles triangle and the size shall be 12 inches horizontally by 6 inches vertically. The following letters, of a size and color to make them conspicuous, shall be printed on the emblem, as shown in diagram below.”
- N.J.A.C. 5:70-2.20(a)2
- “The emblem shall be permanently affixed to the left of the main entrance door at a height between 4 and 6 feet above the ground and shall be installed and maintained by the owner of the building.”