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