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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Recent Changes to the Product Safety Label Standard ISO 3864-2

The Importance of Best Practice Product Safety Label Standards Product safety labels serve an important role. They protect both users and manufacturers. Manufacturers are concerned with building products and protecting themselves from liability lawsuits. Users are concerned abut buying safe products. Manufacturers are also concerned with meeting the legal requirements for product labelling in the markets…

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