What are ANSI Color Codes?
ANSI color codes for safety signs are described in ANSI Z535.1-2011. These colors are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, gray, black, white, and combinations of black, white, and/or yellow. This standard identifies the following colors and their uses for safety identification:
What are OSHA color codes?
OSHA color codes are used for the marking of physical hazards and to identify safety equipment, much like ANSI color codes. OSHA has also adopted the ANSI Z535.1-2011 standard for use on OSHA compliant signs. Learn more...
Do I need OSHA or ANSI safety signs?
The goals of OSHA and ANSI designed signs are the same: to alert workers of potential hazards and of workplace polices. There are many factors that should be considered before choosing one design or the other, and in many cases, an ANSI formatted sign will comply with OSHA standards. Learn more...
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