Ansi color codes are described in the ansi z5351 2001 standard for the identification of potential hazards and safety equipment. In 1970 the occupational health and safety act osha was passed with the goal of sending every worker home healthy and safe at the end of the workday.
Ansinema z5355 safety tags and barricade tapes for temporary hazards ansinema z5356 product safety information in product manuals instructions and other collateral materials.
Monthly safety inspection color codes. But now im getting an argument from the army corps of engineers that thats not the case. White for winter green for spring red for summer and orange for autumn. The inspector must record the inspections and may use a color code or other device to show the last inspection.
There is no osha requirement for specific colors but the construction industry has adopted a common practice. The first two symbols in html color code represents the intensity of red color. The month labels for folders are self adhesive and wrap around the tabs to show the months from both sides.
Inspection of electrical equipment that is not part of the building structure is required in construction sites. Painting of the color codes shall be the responsibility of the asset custodian or his nominee and shall be witnessed by the lifting equipment inspector. For example ff in hexadecimal represents number 255 in decimal.
Whats the hard fast rule for color codes for extension cord quarterly inspection. Workplace hazards may involve heavy machinery fire chemicals or traffic. Each html code contains symbol and 6 letters or numbers.
Osha makes use of color coding to help workers identify and safely react to hazards. Occupational safety and health hazard awareness training for the construction oil and gas and landscaping industries west virginia university research corporation 2011. All main work sites shall have a lifting gear color code identity board with the current color codes displayed.
We offer a variety of options for service inspections and identification of cranes hoists rigging etc. I have always been taught the osha suggests that we use a seasonal code ie. What are ansi color codes.
These numbers are in hexadecimal numeral system. Month code labels can be ordered either per month or in complete sets for an entire year depending on your needs. Osha has adopted ansi standard z5351 2011 for the design of accident prevention signs safety signs and the color codes of this standard can be used in osha compliant signage.
Color coded month labels are available in varying quantities for your convenience. See below the color code identity board from fahud. In addition to color codes and inspection information certags provides heavy duty custom tags and labels for use in the lifting and rigging industry.
The following chart represents the color codes of both ansinema z5351 2017 and osha. Ansinema z5354 product safety signs and labels.