ANSI Safety Headers Explained

The safety header and signal word (danger, warning, caution, notice, or safety instructions) are classified based on the seriousness of the potential hazard.

 

Safety Red

Safety Red 

The colour red is used to identify an immediately hazardous situation. If the hazard is not avoided, death or serious injury will occur.

 

Safety Orange

 

Safety Orange

The colour orange is used to identify a potentially hazardous situation. If the hazardous situation is not avoided, death or serious injury could occur.

 

Safety Yellow

 

Safety Yellow

The colour yellow is used to identify a potentially hazardous situation. If the hazardous situation is not avoided, minor or moderate injury may occur.

 

Safety Blue

 

Safety Blue

The colour blue is used for property-damage-only hazards, meaning that no personal injury is possible.

 

Safety Green

 

 

Safety Green

The colour green is used to indicate safety-related instructions, procedures or the locations of safety or first-aid equipment.

 

*Note: Colors may appear differently on a computer screen compared to the actual product.