Exit Sign European ISO 21542 style, with wheelchair symbol and running man

Existing Wheelchair Symbols on Exit Signs

This is not the first time that an exit sign design has been given a symbol representing a person using a wheelchair. There have previously been some sign manufacturers who have also identified this need for accessible exit signage, but generally these are simply re-coloured and the International Symbol of Access or a wheelchair symbol is added. This section discusses these designs and considers how effective they are in identifying an accessible exit.

Buildings need exit and emergency signs to identify parts of the accessible means of egress. An Accessible Exit Sign Project Initiative.

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