Armor Shield MASTERSHIELD Epoxy/Quartz Traffic Yellow Safety Aisle Systems provide unsurpassed performance identifying PRODUCTION traffic flow, safety awareness, extended substrate protection and ANTI -SLIP.
SAFETY YELLOW aisle stripes available: 2” – 12” Widths
Thickness: 36 – 40 mils DFT (dry film thickness).
COLOR – Contrasting Aisles:
Shiney / Smooth > Satin / Textured
OSHA Standards Color Reference Guide:
Black / Yellow - Caution - Mark hazards that could cause stumbling, falling,tripping, trapping, etc.
Black / White – Boundary Stairways, Traffic Aisles, Etc.
Red / White – Fire Alarm, Extinguisher, Fire Exit, Fire Hydrant / Pump location.
Green / White – Safety Locations of First Aid, Eye Wash and Safety Equipment.
Red – Electrical Panels, Fuse Boxes, etc.
AISLE WIDTH – the recommended width of Aisles is at least 3’ WIDER than the largest equipment to be utilized, or, a minimum of 4 feet. Storage room aisles containing flammable and combustible liquids should be at least 3’ wide and emergency exit access should have a minimum width of 28 inches. These include requirements that aisles be inside OSHA’s general requirement for aisles and passageways is that “sufficient safe clearances” must be provides where mechanical equipment is used. The width will vary depending upon how the aisle is utilized in the workplace, as aisles used for hilo/forklift or other mechanical equipment will need to be wider (8’ – 12’) than aisles for pedestrian traffic (3’ standard).
Regulations require that permanent aisles and passageways must be marked. A common method for safety marking is by using traffic yellow stripes. OSHA designates yellow as the caution color, to be used for marking physical hazards such as stumbling, falling or tripping. ANSIZ535-2 Safety Color Code also defines “Safety Yellow” as the identification of caution.
It requires the use of solid yellow for maximum contrast with the particular background and it designates yellow as the preferred method for traffic markings!
The National Safety Council, NEMA, United States Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires that the lines used to delineate the aisles may be any color providing they clearly define the area considered aisle space. The lines may be composed of dots, square, and strip or continuous, but they must define the aisle area.
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