Subpart G - Signs and Signals

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Subpart G - Signs and Signals

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  2. 2. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart G – Signs, Signals, and Barricades 1926.200 Accident prevention signs and tags 1926.200(a) General. “Signs and symbols required by this subpart shall be visible at all times when work is being performed and shall be removed or covered promptly when the hazards no longer exist.” 1926.200(b) Danger signs. (1) “Danger signs shall be used only where an immediate hazard exists.” 1926.200(c) Caution signs. (1) “Caution signs shall be used only to warn against potential hazards or to caution against unsafe practices.”
  3. 3. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart G – Signs, Signals, and Barricades 1926.200 Accident prevention signs and tags 1926.200(c)(2) “Caution signs shall have yellow as the predominating color; black upper panel and borders; yellow lettering of “caution” on the black panel; and the lower yellow panel for additional sign wording. Black lettering shall be used for additional wording.” 3
  4. 4. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart G – Signs, Signals, and Barricades 1926.200 Accident prevention signs and tags 1926.200(c)(3) “Standard color of the background shall be yellow; and the panel, black with yellow letters. Any letters used against the yellow background shall be black. The colors shall be those of opaque glossy samples as specified in Table 1 of American National Standard Z53.1-1967.” 4
  5. 5. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart G – Signs, Signals, and Barricades 1926.200 Accident prevention signs and tags 1926.200(d) Exit signs. “Exit signs, when required, shall be lettered in legible red letters, not less than 6 inches high, on a white field and the principal stroke of the letters shall be at least three-fourths inch in width.” 5
  6. 6. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart G – Signs, Signals, and Barricades 1926.200 Accident prevention signs and tags 1926.200(e) Safety instruction signs. “Safety instruction signs, when used, shall be white with green upper panel with white letters to convey the principal message. Any additional wording on the sign shall be black letters on the white background.” 6
  7. 7. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart G – Signs, Signals, and Barricades 1926.200 Accident prevention signs and tags 1926.200(f) Directional signs. “Directional signs, other than automotive traffic signs specified in paragraph (g) of this section, shall be white with a black panel and a white directional symbol. Any additional wording on the sign shall be black letters on the white background.” 1926.200(g) Traffic signs. (1) “Construction areas shall be posted with legible traffic signs at points of hazard.” 7
  8. 8. DANGER
  9. 9. CAUTION
  10. 10. EXIT
  11. 11. SAFETY INSTRUCTION SIGNS 11
  12. 12. DIRECTIONAL SIGNS 12
  13. 13. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart G – Signs, Signals, and Barricades 1926.200 Accident prevention signs and tags 1926.200(h) Accident prevention tags. (1) “Accident prevention tags shall be used as a temporary means of warning employees of an existing hazard, such as defective tools, equipment, etc. They shall not be used in place of, or as a substitute for, accident prevention signs.” 1926.200(h)(2) “Specifications for accident prevention tags similar to those in Table G-1 shall apply.” 13
  14. 14. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart G – Signs, Signals, and Barricades 1926.201 Signaling 1926.201(a) Flaggers. (1) “Signaling by flaggers and the use of flaggers, including warning garments worn by flaggers shall conform to Part VI of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, (1988 Edition, Revision 3 or the Millennium Edition), which are incorporated by reference in 1926.200(g)(2).” 1926.201(a)(3) “Hand signaling by flagmen shall be by use of red flags at least 18 inches square or sign paddles, and in periods of darkness, red lights.” 17
  15. 15. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart G – Signs, Signals, and Barricades 1926.202 Barricades “Barricades for protection of employees shall conform to Part VI of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (1988 Edition, Revision 3 or Millennium Edition), which are incorporated by reference in 1926.200(g)(2).” 18
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  34. 34. Delineator Posts Single Reflector Marks the outline Of the highway 39
  35. 35. Delineator Posts Two reflectors marks the Crossover, only for emergency vehicles 40
  36. 36. Delineator Posts Three Reflectors Means Danger or Hazard 41
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