How to Perform a Successful Visual Safety Audit

A visual safety audit is a protocol that should be carried out by business owners regularly, assessing the current workplace and ensuring safety standards are met. The process analyzes the physical aspects of a site to identify any potential safety hazards which could be detrimental to the well-being of employees and any visitors to the

The Food Processing Plant & Visual Safety

The industry of food  processing 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

Visuals for the Workplace: Safety Signs & Labels

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

Formatting Safety Signs

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

Key Sign Characteristics for Mining

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