Spanish Loud Noise Hearing Protection Required Sign
Ear Protection Labels
Choosing the right safety labels for hazardous areas can make all the difference when it comes to keeping your workers safe. Which of these labels is the best choice for areas with loud noise hazards?
Although each of these will help remind your employees to wear hearing protection, (A) is the best choice. Here’s why:
According to the latest revision of the ANSI Z535.2 standard, the "WARNING" signal word from (A) instantly identifies a hazardous situation that if not avoided, could result in severe injury or death. This means that if hearing protection is not worn in the area, it is possible that a worker could suffer from hearing related injuries, and such an injury is considered serious by ANSI, thus making the "WARNING" signal word the only choice.
Additionally, the warning label (A) also clearly identifies what exactly the hazard in the area is, informing workers why they need to wear hearing protection beyond a certain point. It also includes a bright blue graphic depicting a person wearing hearing protection, serving as a quick, at-a-glance reminder that hearing protection is required in the area. Therefore, (A) represents the best choice for reminding workers that hearing protection is required for their own safety in areas with loud noise.SafetySign.com does not recommend or specify the use of a specific safety sign because it does not have knowledge of the hazard(s) our customers are identifying. It is the customer’s sole responsibility to identify the hazard(s) that may be present and select one or more signs (stock or custom) that accurately identify their specific hazard(s) and complies with any applicable federal, state or local laws or regulations, any worksite specific rules or regulations and/or any applicable safety standards (including, without limitation, ANSI and/or OSHA standards). SafetySign.com disclaims any and all liability (excluding liability for our Product Warranty contained in our Terms and Conditions) for any sign selected by a customer and shall not be responsible for any personal injury or property damage resulting from the use of signs purchased from it or for the independent interpretation made of any applicable federal, state or local laws or regulations, any worksite specific rules or regulations, and/or any applicable safety standards (including, without limitation, ANSI and/or OSHA standards). Customer shall indemnify and hold SafetySign.com and its corporate parent and its officers, directors and affiliates harmless from and against any and all claims, loss or expense (including attorneys’ fees) arising from or related to the purchase and use by customer or any third party of any sign purchased by customer from SafetySign.com.