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.

The Making of an ISO 7010 Symbol

Understanding the Process to Create Standardized Symbols and How It Effects Your On-product Warnings The previous column in this series centered on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) tech... Read More...

Symbol-Only Safety Label Formats Gain New Ground

This month in our series exploring the latest industry insight on effective product safety label design and symbol usage, we’ll focus on the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) approval of symbol-only safety labels.

Understanding Symbols: Emergency Stop

One of the critical building blocks for your product’s safe design is the proper use of color-coding and symbols. This article will explore the new developments that have occurred in the field of marking emerge... Read More...
article placeholder

Understanding Symbols: Laser Labeling

Geoffrey Peckham is CEO of Clarion Safety Systems and chair of both the ANSI Z535 Committee and the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 145- Graphical Symbols. Geoffrey can be reached at g... Read More...