Use lines, shapes, and signs on floors to create an organized and safe workplace. Read through our guides on floor marking, ideas on how to mark your facility, and the variety of floor marking options here.


Floor Marking Articles

Supply Chain Integration

Supply Chain Integration

Supply chain integration refers to the process of integrating all parts of fulfillment into one single system. Learn the steps to get your supply chain integrated into an easy-to-manage system.

Floor Marking for Factories

Floor Marking for Factories

Factories are busy, active environments with a lot happening at all times. Floor marking is a low-cost way of improving efficiency, safety, and organization.

Floor Marking for Facility Safety

Floor Marking for Facility Safety

The best way to enhance safety is keeping workers informed, and floor markings are the most reliable, durable method of ensuring that everyone is aware of potential hazards.

Floor Marking for Door Openings

Floor Marking for Door Openings

Every time a door opens, it presents a potential hazard to anyone on the opposite side. With careful floor marking, you can massively reduce this risk and prevent numerous injuries.

Industrial Floor Marking Guidelines

Industrial Floor Marking Guidelines

OSHA doesn’t offer much guidance on how floor markings should be installed, so we’ve compiled some helpful tips and best practices to ensure your markings are useful, straightforward, and helpful to everyone in your facility.

Floor Marking For 5S

Floor Marking For 5S

Inexpensive yet endlessly practical floor markings can drastically simplify your 5S efforts, while saving you time and money. Learn more in our latest article.

Floor Marking for Fire Extinguishers

Floor Marking for Fire Extinguishers

Use floor markings to make sure you can find the fire extinguisher and that it is not blocked in an emergency.

Visual Factories

Visual Factories

Visual factories use signs, posters, charts, labels and floor marking to provide information that improves efficiency, safety and productivity in the workplace. This is a fairly simple concept that yields excellent results.

Floor Markings for Forklift Safety

Floor Markings for Forklift Safety

Installing floor markings for forklift traffic can help improve safety and efficiency in warehouses and factories. Take these steps to keep employees safe.

5 Lean Manufacturing Tools that Work

5 Lean Manufacturing Tools that Work

These five lean manufacturing tools are essential for making your lean journey a success.

Floor Marking Ideas for Warehouses

Floor Marking Ideas for Warehouses

Warehouse floors provide an opportunity for visual communication. Find out what floor signs, tapes, and shapes you can use.

Types of Floor Marking

Types of Floor Marking

Many options exist for marking floors. Learn about floor tapes, virtual floors signs, and more.

Floor Stickers - Life Saving Uses

Floor Stickers - Life Saving Uses

Improve safety in your workplace by using these 10 types of floor signs.

Aisle Marking Tape

Aisle Marking Tape

Learn the requirements for marking aisles and the best methods for doing so.

Floor Marking for Electrical Panel Compliance

Floor Marking for Electrical Panel Compliance

Make sure you are meeting OSHA requirements for marking around electrical panels.

OSHA Floor Marking

OSHA Floor Marking

Find out what OSHA has to say about marking your facility's floors.

Floor Marking Comprehensive Research, Education & Training

Floor Marking Comprehensive Research, Education & Training

Everything you need to know about marking your facility’s floors. Types of markings, practical tips, and more.


Floor Marking Questions and Answers

What floor marking can I use for emergency exits and evacuation routes?

Floor markings have many uses in virtually every industry. One of the most important benefits you can get from floor markings is an improvement in safety. Specifically, they can help… 

What are common floor markings in warehouses?

Warehouses are often massive facilities that contain thousands, or even millions, of different products. Keeping everything safe and organized is essential for success. The vast majority of warehouses today use… 

What are common floor markings in factories?

While all industries can benefit from floor markings, factories are where they are most commonly used. A good floor marking strategy can help to eliminate waste, increase safety, and offer… 

What are floor marking color standards?

Floor marking color standards can be used for a variety of different things in the workplace. Sometimes they are chosen to help remain in compliance with regulations from OSHA or… 

How does floor marking help 5S or Lean methods?

When trying to implement workplace improvement methodologies such as 5S or Lean, you will need to take advantage of every tool possible. Floor markings are one of the best tools… 

How does floor marking improve safety?

Floor markings are used for many different things in the workplace, but the most common is likely to improve safety. A good floor marking strategy can dramatically reduce the risks… 

What is floor tape and what are the benefits?

Floor tape, commonly called floor marking tape, is a special type of tape that is designed specifically to be applied to the floors, primarily in workplaces. This tape has a… 

Why should I use floor marking?

When looking for ways to improve a workplace there are no shortage of options. Many companies have discovered that using a well-thought out floor marking strategy can offer a large… 

Should I train employees on floor marking?

Installing floor markings in a facility is a good way to keep things organized and running efficiently. A good floor marking plan can also help to improve the overall safety… 

How do I install industrial floor tape?

Installing industrial floor tape is a surprisingly easy process, and one that can be completed without any need to shut down a facility. When done properly, the tape will be… 

What are OSHA aisle marking requirements?

OSHA has many rules and regulations that are put in place to help keep employees and others safe in the workplace. Complying with all these regulations is important not only… 

Should floor markings be permanent?

When creating a floor marking plan there are many decisions that need to be made. One of them is whether the floor markings that are used should be permanent or… 

What are some lesser-known floor marking uses?

Just about everyone knows that floor markings are used in many ways across a wide-range of different industries. People see floor marking tape used in aisles at a supermarket, to… 

What are the most durable floor markings?

Floor markings can be used in many different environments ranging from offices to industrial manufacturing. Finding the right types of markings for each situation is important to the success of… 

What is the difference between floor marking tape and floor paint?

Floor markings are used in just about every industry. Whether it is a warehouse that needs aisles marked off, a manufacturing facility that needs to keep people safe, or even… 

What are different types of floor marking?

Floor markings are used throughout many industries to accomplish many goals. Sometimes a company will use floor markings because they are required by OSHA regulations, and other times it will… 

What are OSHA's floor marking guidelines?

When planning out a floor marking standard for a facility, it is important by starting with what is required. In many workplaces there will be requirements from OSHA on what… 

Why is floor marking important?

Finding ways to improve the safety and efficiency of a workplace is very important. There are many ways that this can be done, but few are as effective as using… 

What are floor marking standards?

When shopping for floor markings it is easy to become overwhelmed. There are many different types of markings including floor marking tape, shapes, arrows, words, and many others. This can… 

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Stop Buying Labels from a Catalog

Stop Buying Labels from a Catalog

Six reasons you should stop buying labels from a catalog and start printing your own labels with an industrial label… 

Industrial Floor Tape vs. Industrial Floor Paint

Industrial Floor Tape vs. Industrial Floor Paint

Industrial Floor Tape vs. Industrial Floor Paint The average factory in the U.S. is 600,000 square feet. Many of them contain… 

Forklift Accidents: Causes and Prevention

Forklift Accidents: Causes and Prevention

Forklift Accidents: Causes and Prevention There are approximately one million active forklifts in the United States. It is estimated that 11%… 

Floor Marking Podcasts

Forklifts vs. pedestrians. Who has to stop? People on foot technically have the right-of-way. But some say powered industrial trucks… 

Starting A Visual Workplace should not mean you’ll get a pink slip because of workplace efficiency. Dr. Gwendolyn Galsworth explains. In… 

Starting A Visual Workplace—improving efficiency with Visuality. Dr. Gwendolyn Galsworth explains better work flow through visual devices. Dr. Galsworth defines the… 

10 Rules For Forklift Safety can keep drivers and pedestrians safe on the job. Some forklift safety tips are obvious,… 

Slips, trips and falls. Who would think they cause 15 percent of on-the-job deaths? Hear about prevention and OSHA’s proposed… 

Backover accidents on jobsites can be avoided with modern technology. Listen to this podcast for new and traditional best practices. Too… 

Loading dock safety is difficult to manage because of constantly moving vehicles, people and materials. Listen to this podcast for… 

Warehouse traffic can be a safety battle. A battle of people vs. machines. Too often, the machines win. Struck-by accidents in… 

Exit route violations are very common in OSHA inspections. Make access to unobstructed, well marked workplace exit routes a priority.… 

Stacking and storing materials on pallets or shelves must be done with a solid plan for warehouse safety. If not,… 

Fall protection is critical near ledges, manholes, catwalks, windows and other openings and holes. Falls are one of the leading… 

Reflective tape gives safety an uptick in the workplace. It’s a long lasting, inexpensive way to visually warn workers of… 

Workplace hazards are sometimes hidden in plain sight. Workers and managers need to be aware of 10 dangerous hotspots in… 

Lean safety is the result of implementing “lean” methodology. Lean makes businesses less wasteful, more efficient and more profitable. An… 

Safety tape, the floor marking tape, is better than painting lines on a factory floor. Keep workers safe with color… 

This is a surprise! OSHA does NOT have requirements for safety color coding in the workplace. But ANSI does. The… 

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