Nursery Sector Biosecurity Guide
Appendix 2: Examples of Biosecurity Signs

A photo of a square biosecurity sign on a gate. Description follows.
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A photo of a square biosecurity sign on a gate in front of a driveway. The sign states: Visitors, please respect farm biosecurity. Vehicles, machinery, people and animals can carry weed seeds, pests and diseases. Please call at the house or phone. After this statement a line is provided for a contact number.

Photo: Courtesy of Susan Fitzgerald, Ontario Livestock and Poultry Council

A photo of a biosecurity sign on a gate. Description follows.
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A photo of a biosecurity sign in the shape of an octagon on a gate. The middle of the sign says Stop. Above the word Stop states: No unauthorized pedestrian or vehicular traffic. Below the word Stop states: Controlled access zone. Biosecurity in effect.

Photo: Courtesy of Susan Fitzgerald, Ontario Livestock and Poultry Council

A biosecurity sign on a post in a field. Description follows.
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A biosecurity sign on a post in a field. There is a picture of a stop sign at the top of the biosecurity sign. Below the stop sign states: Biosecurity measures in effect, No Admittance without prior approval.

Photo: Courtesy of Mario Lanthier, CropHealth Advising & Research

A biosecurity sign attached to a gate in a field. Description follows.
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A biosecurity sign attached to a gate in a field. The top of the biosecurity sign has a picture of a stop sign. Below the stop sign there is text that states: Plant Protection Program in Effect, Visitors must Report to the Office.

Photo: Courtesy of Mario Lanthier, CropHealth Advising & Research

A sign that reads Do Not Enter in front of a production area of containerized plants.
Photo: Courtesy of Jeanine West, Phytoserv

A sign that reads Isolation Area on a post in front of a production area of trees.
Photo: Courtesy of Mario Lanthier, CropHealth Advising & Research

A photo of a yellow biosecurity sign.  Description follows.
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A photo of a yellow biosecurity sign with a drawing of a boot being put into a wash container in the middle of the sign. Across the drawing of the boot states: Scrub boots or shoes if dirty. Above the boot states: Strict biosecurity measures in effect. Please disinfect boots or shoes before entering these premises. Foot Dip. Below the boot states: Wear gloves and goggles when handling concentrates. This critical control point forms part of complete biosecurity program.

Photo: Courtesy of Mario Lanthier, CropHealth Advising & Research

A picture of a small shed at the entrance to a nursery.  Description follows.
Description for photo - A picture of a small shed at the entrance to a nursery.

A picture of a small shed with an opening for an entrance and exit. The small shed is located to the side of a driveway that leads to a parking lot of a nursery. On the left side of the entrance to the small shed is a foot dip sign. It is the same sign that is shown in the picture above. On the floor of the shed is a footbath.

Photo: Courtesy of Mario Lanthier, CropHealth Advising & Research

A photo of a sign on a glass door.  Description follows.
Description for photo - A picture of a small shed at the entrance to a nursery.

A photo of a sign on a glass door. The sign states: Clean Feet. Please submerse both soles of your shoes in the foot tote, then step onto the absorption mat ahead. The tote contains a sanitary solution preventing the spread of diseases and weeds into our greenhouse. Thank you.

Photo: Courtesy of Jeanine West, PhytoServ

A photo of a biosecurity sign on a post in front of a driveway leading into a parking lot.  Description follows.
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A photo of a biosecurity sign on a post in front of a driveway leading into a parking lot. Across the driveway is a puddle of wheel wash solution. The sign states: All pick-ups and deliveries: Drive through wheel wash. Below this there is an arrow pointing right. To the left of the arrow is the statement: Visitor parking.

Photo: Courtesy of Mario Lanthier, CropHealth Advising & Research

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