Comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules with OSHA safety signs
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It pays to obey OSHA and ANSI (American National Standards Institute) safety standards with affordable warning signs from Signs By Tomorrow Arlington Heights. In alerting workers to both hazards and good safety practices at your job site, you can:
Minimize injuries on the worksite: Outdoor OSHA warning and safety signs from Signs By Tomorrow Arlington Heights will help prevent workers from entering restricted areas. These signs also tell them when to wear hard hats or personal protective eyewear (PPE) and take other safety precautions.
Enhance job site efficiency: Establish clear safety and performance guidelines with hazard signs, chemical signs and other OSHA-compliant signs obtained from Signs By Tomorrow Arlington Heights. You’ll reduce confusion and minimize lost time by setting clear guidelines.
Avoid expensive penalties: If you fail to follow OSHA outdoor safety sign standards, you can face severe consequences. Business owners or site superintendents might have to pay costly fines or even face imprisonment.
Reduce your exposure to lawsuits: Companies are responsible for the safety of their workforce. If you don’t post sufficient safety signage, you can face expensive lawsuits from injured workers. Minimize these risks with OSHA-compliant signs from Signs By Tomorrow Arlington Heights.
OSHA-compliant outdoor danger, caution and safety signs
To help reduce building site injuries, OSHA sets strict signage design standards. Rely on Signs By Tomorrow Arlington Heights for all three main types of OSHA worksite compliance signs:
OSHA-compliant danger signs: Warn workers of immediate dangers with these outdoor compliance signs from Signs By Tomorrow. They also note when special safety precautions are needed. The colors red, white and black are specified for OSHA danger signs.
OSHA-compliant caution signs: OSHA calls for a yellow background color with a black panel and yellow-color letters for these job site safety signs. Warn employees of potential hazards or caution them against unsafe practices with OSHA caution signs from Signs By Tomorrow.?
OSHA-compliant safety signs: Mount these OSHA outdoor compliant signs from Signs By Tomorrow where there’s a need for general safety recommendations. OSHA safety instruction signs feature white letters on a green panel over a white background.
ANSI building site safety signs
ANSI signage rules go into effect in the absence of OSHA regulations. They apply to five types of outdoor job site safety signs. With a complete selection of outdoor warning signs, Signs By Tomorrow Arlington Heights has solutions that will help you adhere to regulations while improving safety and efficiency:
Alert your team to immediate hazards that will result in death or serious injury with ANSI danger signs: These outdoor warning signs have white letters on a red background.
Notify workers of conditions that can cause serious injury or death with ANSI warning signs. Black letters on an orange background are ANSI’s designated colors for these outdoor safety signs.
Inform employees of situations that can cause minor or moderate injuries with ANSI caution signs. Per ANSI, these outdoor warning signs feature black letters on a yellow background.
Provide your job crew with important general information using ANSI notice signs. These outdoor warning signs are distinguished with white letters on a blue background,
Suggest general safety measures to your workforce by posting ANSI general safety signs. White letters over a green background identify these outdoor warning signs.
Indoor OSHA warning signs and ANSI danger signs
You should post or mount safety signs and labels inside your facility wherever hazards are present. How do you know which type of signage applies to each hazard? OSHA and ANSI (American National Standards Institute) have created several primary classifications for safety signs. They depend on the severity of the risk:
Danger signs: This indoor safety signage alerts workers to the most serious hazards. The signs warn that death or serious injury can result if the hazard is not avoided. On OSHA-compliant signs, the “Danger” signal word is printed in white letters over a red background. A safety alert symbol appears on the left.
Warning signs: These indoor safety signs describe hazards that can result in death or serious i njury if not avoided. The safety alert symbol appears to the left of the “Warning” signal word. It’s displayed in black over an orange background.
Caution signs: These signs caution workers against potential injuries from unsafe practices. On these OSHA-compliant indoor safety signs, the “Caution” signal word is shown in black over a yellow background. It’s preceded by the safety alert symbol.
Biological hazards signs: These indoor workplace safety signs alert workers to biohazards that can pose a risk to their health. They are classified by “Danger,” “Warning” or other signal words depending on the level of risk.
Additional OSHA-compliant indoor safety signs
Signs By Tomorrow Arlington Heights is your resource for other indoor safety signage that adheres to OSHA safety sign rules and meets ANSI Z535 design standards. These compliant signs help keep workers safe but do not alert them to specific hazards:
Admittance signs: Alert workers and explain to them the risks of entering restricted areas with admittance signs.
Fire safety signs: Identify the location of emergency firefighting equipment with fire safety signs.
Notice signs: Use notice signs to provide key information on buildings, zones or equipment. These indoor safety signs cover practices and precautions that are not related to injuries. They address instructions, procedures, maintenance information and more.
General safety signs: Post or mount indoor general safety signs for rules relating to first aid or health. They also inform workers of medical equipment locations, sanitation rules, housekeeping practices and other recommended general safety measures.
Custom outdoor warning signs and more
Signs By Tomorrow Arlington Heights can custom design outdoor warning signs with your individual messages while addressing OSHA and ANSI signage rules. Of course, we offer standard styles, too. Whatever your choice, rely on us for a complete range of outdoor safety signage solutions including:
Bilingual English/Spanish safety signs
Biological hazard signs
Construction safety signs
Custom safety signs
Fire safety signs
General safety signs
Illuminated warning signs
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