This new international specification focuses on workplace safety sign systems. Yet many of its underlying concepts speak to various forms of safety communication meant to reduce risk in today’s world – including product safety labeling.
Ee’re taking a close-up look at a specific new symbol’s development. This article includes behind-the-scenes insight straight from Geoffrey Peckham, the chairman of ISO/TC 145.
International standards are important to product manufacturers for several reasons; they help with safety, compliance with varying regional regulations, and the ability to export across borders.
Between WEEE, RoHS, REACH and other environmental directives, regulatory compliance labels for handling and disposing of certain products is less intuitive than it seems.
This month we look at what “supplementary symbols” are – and how and when to use them on the safety labels on your products.
Take a deep dive into the practical implications of risk assessment and your products.
Considerations for safety labels that are visible throughout the lifecycle of your equipment and products
In this column, we’ll discuss the International Organization for Standardization’s recently published ISO 45001 standard, its parallels with risk communication on products and its implications for workplace safety.