Labeling for Workplace Safety

    Reading Time: 6 minutes When it comes to workplace safety, few resources are more commonly used than safety labels. Safety labels, often called safety stickers, allow you to convey a clear message in just moments. You can create these labels to be images or pictograms so that they can be instantly recognized, or have text on them to give … Read more

    The Food Processing Plant & Visual Safety

    Reading Time: 3 minutes The industry of food ┬áprocessing can be inherently dangerous due to many factors; moving machinery which sometimes contain knives or cutting edges, rollers which can create pinch points, heavy bins, barrels, tubs or containers that need to be picked up, moved, shoved or emptied and cleaned, as well as the use of supportive food processing … Read more

    Visuals for the Workplace: Safety Signs & Labels

    safety signs and labels

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Important safety rules, instructions, and work area information are often best conveyed by visualcommunication. When purchasing Danger, Caution, and Warning signs or labels for your facility, you should be aware of both the OSHA standard for design, as well as the ANSI Z535 standard. As for other labels and signs, you are generally free to … Read more

    Formatting Safety Signs

    formatting safety signs

    Reading Time: 2 minutes A well-formatted sign conveys its message more clearly than a poorly designed one. Although OSHA provides standards for safety visuals, the ANSI Z535 series of standards is much more comprehensive and detailed. When choosing or creating a safety sign, keep some of the following design tips in mind: Write signal words in all capital letters … Read more

    Key Sign Characteristics for Mining

    Reading Time: 3 minutes A visual communication strategy improves any workplace safety program, and this especially true in the dangerous workplaces in the mining industry. You can purchase signs and labels for your mine and in many cases, you can create signs yourself. In either case, keep these characteristics of signs and sign materials in mind during your selection … Read more