Safety Facility Equipment Identification Catalog Page 287 Facility Marking Tape

287 Facility Marking Tape Yellow Aisle ways, traffic lanes and work cells White Equipment and fixtures not otherwise color coded (workstations, carts, floor stand displays, racks, etc.) Blue, Green and/or Black Materials and components, including raw materials, work-in-progress and finished goods Orange Materials or products held for inspection Red Defects, scrap, rework and red tag areas Photo- luminescent Steps and perimeter demarcation to identify egress routes in a lights-out emergency White & Red Areas to be kept clear for safety/compliance (electrical panels, firefighting and safety equipment such as eyewash stations and first aid stations) White & Black Areas to be kept clear for operational purposes (not related to safety and compliance) Yellow & Black Areas that may expose employees to special physical or health hazards OSHA - Use of Mechanical Equipment 1910.176(a) Where mechanical handling equipment is used, sufficient safe clearances shall be allowed for aisles, at loading docks, through doorways and wherever turns or passage must be made. Aisles and passageways shall be kept clear and in good repair, with no obstruction across or in aisles that could create a hazard. Permanent aisles and passageways shall be appropriately marked. OSHA - General Environmental Controls 1910.144 Red shall be the basic color for the identification of fire protection equipment and apparatus, containers of flammable liquids, stop buttons and electrical switches used for emergency stopping of equipment. 1910.144(a)(3) Yellow shall be the basic color for designating caution and marking physical hazards. OSHA - Means of Egress 1910.35 OSHA will deem an employer demonstrating compliance with the exit route provisions of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, or the exit route provisions of the IFC 2009, to be in compliance with 190.34, 1910.36 and 1910.37. OSHA - Letter of Interpretation 1910.22(b) The lines used to delineate aisles may be any color so long as they clearly define the area considered as aisle space. The lines may be composed of dots, square, strip or continuous. The recommended width of aisle markings varies from 2" to 6", therefore any width 2" or more is considered acceptable. IFC - International Fire Code 2009 1024.1 Approved luminous egress path markings delineating the exit path shall be provided...having occupied floors located more than 75ft above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access. 1024.2.1 A solid and continuous stripe shall be applied to the horizontal leading edge of each step and shall extend the full length of each step. 1024.2.4 Perimeter and floor mounted demarcation lines shall be placed within 4" of the wall and extend to within 2" of the markings on the leading edge of landings. Demarcation lines shall be 1" to 2" wide with interruptions not exceeding 4". new OSHA Regulations: Now Include Aisle Marking OSHA has recently began requiring or implying the need for marking and color coding. Floor Marking Color Guide While several regulations dictate that aisles must be clearly marked, there are no current government-mandated or even widely accepted industry standards that recommend what colors to use when marking floors. Use Brady's color guide to help establish floor marking color consistency in your workplace. Download our full Floor Marking Guide at: loormarking FREE Download 1-888-272-3946

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