ISO 7001

Summary

ISO 7001 ("public information symbols") is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization that defines a set of pictograms and symbols for public information. The latest version, ISO 7001:2007, was published in November 2007.[1] It will be replaced in by ISO/DIS 7001 as part of routine revision process that occurs every 5 years.[2]

ISO 7001 symbol PI PF 001 - Information

The set is the result of extensive testing in several countries and different cultures and have met the criteria for comprehensibility set up by the ISO.<ref name="iso 7001"> Common examples of public information symbols include those representing toilets, car parking, and information, and the International Symbol of Access.

SymbolsEdit

The standard consists of 168 symbols, divided into five six categories: public facilities, transport facilities, behaviour of the public, commercial facilities, tourism, cultural and heritage and sporting activities.[1]

Public facilitiesEdit

  • Information
  • Hospital
  • Toilets - unisex
  • Toilets - male
  • Toilets - female
  • Full accessibility or Toilets - accessible
  • Drinking water
  • Check-in or Reception
  • Lost and found or Lost property
  • Tickets or Tickets sales
  • Ticket validation
  • Baggage storage or Left baggage
  • Baggage lockers or Coin lockers
  • Lounge or Waiting room
  • Smoking area or Smoking allowed
  • Post or Post office or mail box
  • Telephone
  • Baggage trolleys or carts
  • Elevator or Lift
  • Escalator
  • Stairs
  • Slope or ramped access
  • Nursery or baby care
  • Cloakroom
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Trash box or Litter bin or Rubbish bin
  • Way in or Entrance
  • Way out or Exit
  • Direction arrow
  • Accessible elevator or lift
  • Moving walkway
  • Escalator, down
  • Escalator, up
  • Child health care centre
  • Library
  • Dentist
  • Health care centre or Doctor
  • Accessibility, limited walking capability
  • Accessibility, assistance dog
  • Accessibility, personal assistant available
  • Accessibility, hard of hearing
  • Accessibility, vision impaired
  • Vegetarian food
  • Accessibility, blind or low vision
  • Museum
  • Priority access for elderly people
  • Priority access for injured people
  • Priority access for people with internal medical conditions
  • Priority access for people with small children
  • Priority access for expecting mothers
  • Communication in the specified language
  • Recycling – cans
  • Recycling – magnetic type of steel
  • Recycling – glass
  • Recycling
  • Pedestrian underpass
  • Baggage delivery
  • Baggage assistant
  • Embassy
  • Loop for the hearing impaired
  • Priority facilities for obese people
  • Automatic sensor faucet or tap
  • Hand Dryer
  • Toilet paper

Transport facilitiesEdit

  • Airport or Aircraft
  • Railway station or Railways or Trains
  • Port or Ships or Ferries or Boats
  • Heliport or Helicopters
  • Bus station or Bus stop or Buses
  • Tram or Streetcar stop or Trams or Streetcars
  • Taxi stop or Taxis
  • Rent-a-car or car Rental/hire
  • Bicycle or Cycle facility
  • Cable car
  • Funicular or Cable railway
  • Chair lift
  • Parking or Car parking
  • Flight departures
  • Flight arrivals
  • Flight connections
  • Customs or Baggage check
  • Immigration or Passport control/inspection
  • Baggage reclaim
  • Bicycle or Cycle parking
  • Priority seats for elderly people
  • Priority seats for injured people
  • Priority seats for people with internal medical conditions
  • Priority seats for people with small children
  • Priority seats for expecting mothers
  • Airport bus
  • Transportation centre
  • Rental bicycle
  • Baggage weighing
  • Quarantine
  • Quarantine, animal
  • Quarantine, people
  • Quarantine, plant
  • Water taxi stop or water taxis
  • Self-contained camper van
  • Security check
  • Animal transportation
  • Bus disembarkation
  • Bus embarkation
  • Priority seats for obese people
  • Meeting point
  • Tour group meeting point

Behaviour for the PublicEdit

  • Quiet please or Silence
  • Stand on the left (or Right)
  • Line up or queue in single file
  • Line up or queue in twos
  • Line up or queue in threes
  • Dogs should be carried
  • Take off your shoes
  • Surveillance camera
  • Biometric facial recognition facility
  • Look to a point
  • Manual passport control
  • Move hair
  • Open passport and place on scanning device
  • Do not smile
  • No headwear
  • Wait
  • No sunglasses
  • Single person
  • Proceed forward

Commercial facilitiesEdit

  • Restaurant
  • Refreshments, coffee shop or café or buffet
  • Hotel or Accommodation
  • Money/currency exchange or Bureau-de-change
  • Cash service or Cash dispenser or ATM
  • Shops or Shopping
  • Pharmacy
  • Bar
  • Filling station
  • Conference facilities or Meeting room
  • Internet café
  • Foot care or Podiatry
  • News stand or News kiosk or Newsagent
  • Barber or Hair salon
  • Cinema
  • Car repair workshop
  • Wireless LAN
  • Shoeshine
  • Snack machine

Tourism, culture and heritageEdit

  • Viewpoint or panorama
  • Campsite or Camping
  • Caravan park or Caravans
  • Play area
  • Park, recreation
  • Zoo
  • Natural area with public access
  • Hiking trail
  • Location for Campfires
  • Bird sanctuary
  • Wetland reserve
  • Hot spring or Hot tub
  • Audio tour
  • Indoor play area
  • Packed lunch room
  • Beach
  • Planetarium

Sporting activitiesEdit

  • Sporting activities or general sports
  • Stadium
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sports hall

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b ISO 7001:2007 - Graphical symbols — Public information symbols
  2. ^ ISO/DIS 7001 - Graphical symbols — Registered Public information symbols

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