Safety Signs Questions and Answers

Visual communication is an important part of any workplace, especially when it comes to keeping workers safe. A workplace safety program is often incomplete without safety signs. Safety signs can come in the form of wall signs, floor signs, temporary signs, magnetic signs, labels, and anything in between. These signs can be color coded to communicate levels of dangers, they can be wayfinding signs for forklift operators, they can feature safety symbols and hazard symbols, and much, much more. In order to be effective and make an impact on a workplace, these signs will need to be clear, easy to read, and placed in prominent and conspicuous areas.

Topics covered:
In this Q&A section we will answer what employers and facility managers need to know about safety signs. Some of the topics we will cover include:

  • The different signs needed for different environments: We explore the signs you may need for construction sites, different uses for floor signs, and what it means to be compliant with OSHA and ANSI standards.
  • How signs improve workplace safety: Learn all the details in what makes safety signs so valuable in potentially hazardous environments. Signage could be the difference between life or death.
  • What to avoid in safety signage: This is a gentle reminder to be concise and clear with your visual communication strategy. Use the proper colors and informative verbiage to get your point across.

Ensure your workers are safe with visual communication and find the perfect signs for your facility!

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