SAFETY COLORS

Safety colors. Safety colors has its effect only if they are intensely saturated. If saturation is not intense and colors are not in the right place, they lose their effectiveness.

Safety Colors

WHITE SAFETY COLOR

White is a symbol of cleanliness and order. White rings in the wastebaskets (trash baskets) are encouraging people to put the trash into buckets. The white floor and white door surface have a similar influence. White lines indicate several areas for different purposes (one-way traffic, moving around inside working space).

YELLOW SAFETY COLORS

It is a signal for caution because it is most visible. It is used on outwardly projecting parts of machines and different things as a label or sign, also on various barriers, changes in floor level. Especially seen when combined with black.

ORANGE COLOR

Orange is the signal for attention and danger. It should be used as a marker for hazardous machinery (rotating wheels, moving levers). The interior of safety devices should also be colored in orange for workers to remind them to keep them closed. This applies in particular to electrical and propulsion devices.

RED SAFETY COLORS

Red safety color is the most intrusive of all. It has always been associated with danger and the signal for fire protection.

BLUE SAFETY COLOR

The blue color is a safety signal to “Watch out!” It is used for marking useless scaffolding and machinery parts that are out of service. It serves as the basis for various illicit tables.

GREEN SAFETY COLORS

Green is the signal for safety and should be the color for symbols, associated with security (rather than red in terms of the Red Cross, first aid in hospitals). As opposed to red, green is also a sign of moving on (red is a sign for Stop).

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