Safety Tape For Floors


Safety tape, the floor marking tape, is better than painting lines on a factory floor. Keep workers safe with color coding that lasts a long time. Employees can avoid struck-by accidents if their work area is visually marked. Clean the floors well prior to installing safety tape. Avoid chlorine or citrus based cleaners, because they inhibit adhesion. Install the tape in a straight line, then compress it with at least 250 pounds to ensure a …

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Color Coding For Safety


This is a surprise! OSHA does NOT have requirements for safety color coding in the workplace. But ANSI does. The American National Standards Institute suggests labeling areas with seven colors for safety or organizational categories. Use the same color scheme throughout your facility, using only a few colors. Consistency and simplicity make it easier for workers to remember. Employees should have regular training on the color meanings. Colored safety tape on floors should be durable …

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