Machinery Safety 101

Do-It-Yourself Safety Labels, Signs and Tags

Safety label on a roller conveyor

One of the great challenges that all product designers face is the sourcing of appropriate product safety labels. There are many sources for off-the-shelf labels including some of the biggest names in marking and labelling, but until now, none have offered a way for product manufacturers to develop standards-compliant hazard warning signs and labels themselves.…

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Safety Label Format Solutions for Solving Complex Messaging Challenges

Safety label on a roller conveyor

Safety Label Messaging Basics Safety label design follows three principles: Identify the hazard Identify the likely degree of injury that could occur Instruct the reader about ways to avoid injury Designing warnings seems a simple task. However, users may not be English speaking or literate. Depending on the jurisdictions where your product will be marketed, like…

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