[Tagging] emergency=fire_alarm_box

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Mon Jun 11 15:09:37 UTC 2018


At petrol stations they are typically high up, not placed for general use.

Phil (trigpoint) 

On 11 June 2018 16:00:23 BST, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 3:50 PM, <osm.tagging at thorsten.engler.id.au>
>wrote:
>
>> And many other places, yes… that’s why I was surprised to see that
>> emergency=stop_button has only been used a single time worldwide and
>there
>> don’t seem to be any other similar values in the emergency key.
>>
>
>The thing about emergency stop buttons is that they tend to be highly
>visible, in obvious locations, and there are
>often big signs. You shouldn't need a map to help you find one because
>they're for rapid use in an emergency.
>
>Maybe for petrol stations it's a good idea, if there's only one such
>button
>for all the pumps.  But even then you're
>not going to look at a map to find it, you'll look for the sign.
>
>So I'm not surprised they haven't been mapped very often.
>
>-- 
>Paul

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