A safety label is a label attached to an item or present in its instruction manual, which warns the users about the potential risks and dangers of using said item. There are various types of safety labels depending on the aspect of the company. In an industry that operates heavy machinery, hazardous chemicals or electrical equipment, it is important to label each machine with the proper information to avoid potential accidents.
While working with certain machinery, chemicals, electrical equipment there are major chances of accidents that may cause fatal injuries. Various labour organizations across the globe have come up with numerous laws to ensure the employee safety. A critical part of the labour laws across the globe is putting “Safety Labels” across areas of the company where there is a risk of potential injury. Numerous studies have concluded that having a visually attentive sign is a key to ensure employee safety in a workplace. Organization like OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) in the United States has provided certain protocols for putting safety labels to ensure workplace safety that are mandatory.