OSHA (The Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has developed a color coding system to help workers identify dangers in the work place. In response, tape manufacturers have developed adhesive backed tapes that can be used to clearly mark these hazards.
Here is a brief explanation of what these various colors mean.
Red Identify fire equipment
Identify barricades and obstructions
Mark “STOP” points
Yellow Signify locations where caution needs to be observed
Point out potential areas of possible falling, stumbling or becoming trapped
Black & White Aisle Marking
Yellow & Red Radiation Hazards
Green & White Safety & First Aid Equipment
Blue & White Defective Equipment
Orange & White Traffic Warnings
Black & Yellow Physical Hazards
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