Browse our videos on safety, risk reduction, the legal implications of warnings, and standards-related issues.
Safety Assessment: Reviewing Your Labels and Signs for an Effective Safety System
Safety Assessment: Reviewing Your Labels and Signs for an Effective Safety System As an equipment manufacturer or workplace safety professional, it’s essential to have effective and legally adequate warnings. However, choosing the right message, color, symbols, and size on labels and signs is complex. An assessment – a review or an audit of your labels or signs by Clarion Safety – can help you get up-to-date and in compliance.
The Power of Semiotics for Safety Signs and Labels
Clarion Safety Systems explains how properly applied semiotics - the science of how signs and symbols communicate - can make a difference in crafting effective safety signs and labels to reduce accidental injuries and death by reinforcing safety procedures and helping people make good decisions around hazardous conditions.
Effective Warning Labels: The Sturtevant, Inc. Story
W. Sturtevant English, Jr., president of Sturtevant, Inc., a materials-processing equipment manufacturer, shares why his company has relied on Clarion for nearly two decades to establish a harmonized safety label format for their products that is cost-effective, standards-compliant, and fulfills their duty to warn to better keep customers safe.
Safety Label & Risk Assessment Process
Clarion Safety Systems provides safety assessments for its clients so that their safety signs and labels are complaint with the latest "best practice" standards to reduce risk and protect people.
Effective Safety Symbols, Signs and Labels
Clarion Safety Systems explains the elements that make an effective safety sign or label, including the use of safety symbols, formatting, and the importance of using "best practice" standards.
Preventing Swimming Pool Accidents and Lawsuits
Clarion Safety Systems and Dr. Tom Griffiths, an expert from the Aquatics Safety Research Group, discuss swimming pool safety and the introduction of a new standards-compliant safety sign product line that uses a systems approach to help prevent water safety accidents and provides best practice duty-to-warn for pool owners.
Drowning Prevention: Shallow Water Blackout
Whitner died in the family pool from shallow water blackout, which experts believe to be the number one cause of drowning death for healthy swimmers. Rhonda Milner, MD, is working with pool expert Tom Griffiths and Clarion Safety Systems, the safety sign company, to bring awareness to the danger.
ANSI Standards in Safety Signs and Labels
Clarion Safety Systems explains how the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535 standards use colors and signal words to convey severity levels on safety signs, labels, tags and markings.
ISO Symbols for Safety Signs and Labels
Clarion Safety Systems explains how the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) uses symbols, vocabulary, and color to standardize safety signage on a worldwide basis.
Lab Door Safety Sign System
Clarion Safety Systems has engineered a unique, state-of-the-art sign system for identifying lab hazards and personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements, featuring trusted Clarion compliance expertise and customizable messaging and an architectural display frame.
The Power of Effective Warning Labels: The Jarvis Products Corporation Story
Ken Sachar, engineering manager at Jarvis Products Corporation, a meat processing machinery manufacturer, explains why Jarvis relies on Clarion top-quality design and materials, as well as unmatched knowledge of U.S. and international safety standards, to protect customers around the globe with its safety labels.
The Battleground in Product Liability Lawsuits – Warning Labels
Attorney and product liability expert Cal Burnton explains how warnings and failure to warn is the battleground in product liability lawsuits. Tragic accidents, costly litigation, and damage to corporate reputation can be avoided by implementing effective, standards-compliant warning systems and safety labels on products and in the workplace.
Durability of Safety Signs, Labels and Markings
Clarion Safety Systems explains why durability and longevity are essential to every sign, label, and marking. Clarion offers the finest 3M adhesives, base materials and overlaminates, for products that withstand environmental and surface conditions where others fail.
Assess Your Risks: Using Warnings to Close the Gap on Acceptable Risk
Risk assessment and human factors expert, Anne Mathias, explains the importance of the product risk assessment process. Communicating risk through warnings is a critical component of risk reduction, particularly when it is not practical to design out or guard against a particular hazard. Here, effective, best-practice safety labels are key to reducing risk and protecting people. Contact Clarion today to learn more about our expertise in supplying compliant safety labels, safety signs, and safety markings.
The Case for the Standardization of Graphical Symbols
To develop effective safety sign systems that communicate across language barriers, standardized graphical symbols are key. Clarion Safety Systems explains why standardization is critical in achieving a universal understanding of graphical symbols, how the process of standardization occurs within the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and how it is creating a new global language - independent of words - that helps to keep people safe from harm.