Hazard Marker


Reduce car versus pole accidents by making obstructions near roads visible. They brilliantly reflect car headlights and also reflect street and moonlight. They can be glued or screwed to poles. traffic barriers, guard rail leads. buildings, columns and portals, etc.
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Stock code: HMS

Our Hazard Marker (part number 200) set in a cavity to prevent removal 9.5m pole HAZARD MARKER
Stock code: HMT
Variable gradient taper to suit older style narrow Busck poles.


Height: 375mm
Width: 150mm
Substrate: Aluminium grade:5005 thickness: 1.5mm
Coating: Matt black, Dulux Duratec long life
Reflective: 3M Diamond grade prismatic white, two x 100mm dia
Layout: As per figure 5.2, 50mm top margin, 75mm centre spacing, 50mm bottom margin, centre aligned.


As specified in NZTA MOTSAM 2 Section 5…

5.02.02 Service Poles and Other Isolated Roadside Hazards

Hazard markers shall be used to mark … hidden objects and upright items if there is a reasonable probability of it being a hazard …

Hazard markers are … required if the object is within 4 to 6 metres of the relevant lane, the intervening area is traversible by vehicles, and it is not already shielded by something else.

A hazard marker shall be attached directly to the obstacle or erected on a timber post immediately in front of it. The marker should be positioned so that its lower edge is 1.2m above ground level.

Not to be used within the clear or trafficable approach, where more conspicuous width markers (bridge markers) should be used instead.


Hazard Marker
Hazard marker plate beside ruler for scale. Click for larger view.
Reflective circle close up, showing the prismatic lenses.