Safety Facility Equipment Identification Catalog Page 23 Safety Signs

Safety Signs Safety & Facility Signs 23 Check the specific sign requirements of the regulation you're complying with. Exit and fire extinguisher signs are covered by NFPA and IBC, general and chemical hazards by OSHA, traffic and parking signs by the Dept. of Transportation. Layout, text and signal words are covered by OSHA and ANSI. Below are several of the common regulations affecting signs: Organization What's Covered OSHA - Occupational Safety & Health Administration OSHA 1910.37 Means of Egress, General (Exit signs and routes) OSHA 1910.144 Safety Color Code for Marking Physical Hazards OSHA 1910.145 Specifications for Accident Prevention Signs and Tags OSHA 1910.146 Permit-Required Confined Spaces OSHA 1910.147 Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) OSHA 1910.1200 Hazard Communication (includes updated GHS standard) OSHA 1910.303 Electrical Subpart S; ((g)(2)(iii) and (h)(5)(iii)[B] - Warning Signs) OSHA 1926.200 Signs, Signals & Barricades for Construction DOT - Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Warning Placards and Labels - Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 172 Subpart D-Marking, Subpart E - Labeling, Subpart F-Placarding - Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 100-199 NFPA - National Fire Protection Association NFPA 70: National Electrical Code NFPA 101: Life Safety Code NFPA 101B: Code for Means of Egress for Buildings and Structures NFPA 704: Standard System for the Identification of the Hazards of Materials for Emergency Response ICC - International Code Council IBC 2015 International Building Code IFC 2015 International Fire Code IMO - International Maritime Organization Resolution A.752(18) Egress and Low Level Lighting ANSI - American National Standards Institute ANSI Z535.1-2006 (R2011), Safety Color Code ANSI Z535.2-2011, Environmental and Facility Safety Signs ANSI Z535.3-2011, Criteria for Safety Symbols ANSI Z535.4-2011, Product Safety Signs & Labels ISO - International Standards Organization ISO 7010:2011 Prescribes Safety Signs for the Purposes of Accident Prevention, Fire Protection, Health Hazard Information and Emergency Evacuation. ISO 7001:2007 Graphical Symbols, Public Information Symbols ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design; 703 Signs Meet Occupational Health Administration (OSHA 1910.145) and ANSI (ANSI Z535) regulations and guidelines. ANSI Sign Standard Increases Comprehension and Safety Under OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard update, organizations can now use either the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) standards from 1967-1968 (ANSI Z53.1, Z35.1 & Z35.2) or from 2011 (ANSI Z535.1, Z535.2 & Z535.5) for safety signage. Design includes: 1. A safety alert symbol in the header 2. Three part text statement that communicates: - the hazard - the possible consequences - how to avoid the hazard 3. More visual pictograms Previous Standard New Standard Redesigned To: 1. Choosing Your Sign: Comply with Applicable Regulations 1-888-272-3946

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