Can changing rules of safety signs by OSHA increase workplace safety?

Proposed OSHA Consensus Standard Update to Rules on Signage, an Issue Championed by Clarion Safety Systems, Marks Important Advancement Towards Improving Workplace Safety

Clarion CEO Geoffrey Peckham’s ongoing leadership efforts in bolstering adoption by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the updated American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) standards leads to proposed consensus standard update on signage; March 2013 Meeting of OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health Provides Insight on Scope of Final Rule.

By Milford, PA (PRWEB) April 12, 2013

Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer of visual safety solutions, announced today that its efforts to promote the use of industry best practices related to safety signs, colors and tags to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has resulted in what will soon be announced by OSHA as a proposed update to its regulations.

Geoffrey Peckham, CEO of Clarion Safety Systems and a longstanding leader in advancing best practices in visual safety communication, has championed an update to OSHA’s consensus standards to better align with the latest advances in safety sign technology. Over the last four years, together with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, Peckham has lobbied OSHA to recognize that the American National Standards Institute’s ANSI Z535 series of standards for safety colors, signs and tags provide an equal or greater level of safety as compared to the 1967-68 USASI Z53 and Z35 standards that are presently referenced in OSHA’s regulations.

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