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ANSI Z535.6 – Manuals in Focus

ANSI Z535.6 is a standard developed by ANSI specifically focusing on the inclusion of safety information in product manuals and other related materials to enhance user understanding and safety.

ANSI Z535.3 – Safety Symbols in Focus

The ANSI Z535.3 standard focuses solely on guidelines for the design and use of safety symbols.

ANSI Z535.1 – Safety Colors in Focus

In our "On Your Mark" columns, we often discuss the importance of American National...

Deciphering Safety Symbol Complexities

This column covers specifics on symbol use – one of the fundamental elements of your labels – and options for handling complexities you may be facing.

Understanding Safety Label Format and Symbol Options

Read a quick guide to understanding the considerations of the main label and symbol format options available to you, including pros and cons, and whether they meet the U.S. ANSI Z535.4 standards, the international ISO 3864-2 standards, or both standards.
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ANSI Z535 In Focus

This year, 2022, is a revision cycle year for ANSI Z535, and it marks the first time many of the standards have changed in over a decade. This month’s column explores the latest updates and what they mean for product safety.

Product Manuals in Focus

Read an interview with Dr. Robinson for context on manuals, including the latest standards and best practices for incorporation with your product safety strategy.

Product Safety and Liability Components in Focus

Explore the key components to keep in mind for your product safety strategy – from risk assessment to safety labels and manuals – and some of the ways that they all work together to improve safety and reduce risk.

Location of Safety Warnings

This article discusses the legal and practical issues around the duty to warn and instruct and where to place safety information on the product and/or in the manual.

Product Safety and the Pandemic

The pandemic has brought many changes in the way we do business. For equipment manufacturers, that may equate to big picture shifts related to your supply chain, vendors, and production. Here, let’s explore key considerations to keep in mind for your product safety strategy, warnings, and instructions.
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