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Featured Articles

Clarion is proud to be recognized as “go-to” experts in visual safety communication, and to serve as a resource to promote a better understanding of today's best practices in product safety labeling and facility marking systems.

Below is a roundup from across the web of the latest articles produced by or contributed to by our experts, as well as industry news regarding our company’s products and safety alliances.

“Symbols in Focus”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column
January 2018

“Graphically Conveying Complex Safety Messages”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column
October 2017

“Swimming to Safety”

AYP Magazine (Association of YMCA Professionals)
Interview with Derek Eversdyke, Clarion’s Director of Facility Safety Products, on aquatic safety and drowning prevention
April/May 2017

A New Symbol for Added Safety: Arc Flash

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column
July 2017

Standards and Best Practices for Workplace Safety Signs

Safety and Health Magazine
May 17, 2017

The Latest Updates to the ANSI and ISO Product Safety Label Standards

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column
April 2017

“A New Standard to Bring Consistency – and Added Safety – to Pipemarking”

Safety Decisions Magazine
Winter/Spring 2017 Issue

“Languages and Your Product Safety Labels”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column
January 2017

“Safety Signs as Risk Communication: A Brief History of the ANSI Z535 Standards”

Professional Safety
Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
January 2017

(Posted with ASSE’s Permission)

“Symbol-only Safety Label Formats Gain New Ground”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
October 2016

“Moving Toward a Uniform System of Hazard Recognition”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
July 2016

“The Growing Trend: Multi-Symbol Product Warning Labels”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
April 2016

“A Brief History of the ANSI Z535 Standards”

NEMA’s electroindustry (ei) Magazine
February 2016

“The Symbol Design Debate: Abstract Versus Representational”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
January 2016

“ANSI Z535.4 and ISO 3864-2: How Their Development and Harmonization Opens New Global Markets”

NEMA’s electroindustry (ei) Magazine
October 2015

“Understanding Symbols: Emergency Stop”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column – By Geoffrey Peckham
October 2015

“ISO 3864-2 and the Need for a Harmonized System of Product Safety Labels”

NEMA’s NEMAcast Podcast Program: Interview with Geoffrey Peckham
September 18, 2015

“ANSI Z535 and How it Revolutionized the Field of On-Product Warnings”

NEMA’s NEMAcast Podcast Program: Interview with Geoffrey Peckham
September 17, 2015

“Effective Safety Labeling: Using the Development and Harmonization of the U.S. (ANSI Z535.4) and International (ISO 3864-2) Standards to Your Advantage”

AFIA Journal
September 2015

“Machine Safety Labeling in the 21st Century: A Matter of Risk Assessment, Liability and Compliance”

Safety Decisions Magazine
Summer/Fall 2015 Issue

“Understanding Symbols: Laser Labeling”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
July 2015

“Understanding Symbols: Static Electricity Hazards”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
April 2015

“Understanding Symbols: PPE and Universal Head Shape”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
January 2015

“Ask the Expert”

NEMA's ei Magazine
Geoffrey Peckham Explains Why OSHA's Change to Incorporate ANSI Z535 Standards in its Regulations is Important to Product Manufacturers
October 2014

“Designing Effective Product Safety Labels: How to Convey Risk Severity Levels”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
October 2014

“Effective Product Safety Labels: Your Guide to Content”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
July 2014

“Effective Product Safety Labels: Your Guide to Symbols”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
April 2014

“Your Guide to Effective Product Safety Labels”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
January 2014

“OSHA Updates Standards for Safety Signage”

Workplace HR & Safety Magazine
January 2014

“OSHA's New Safety Sign Ruling and Its Impact on Workplace Safety”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
October 2013

“Semiotics in the Workplace”

The Monitor Newsletter
ASSE's Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty Newsletter
October 2013

“OSHA to Incorporate ANSI Z535 Standards Into Its Safety Standards”

NEMA’s NEMAcast Podcast Program: Interview with Geoffrey Peckham
August 16, 2013

“Communicating Safety Across Language Barriers” (Spanish Language Article)”

Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce Newsletter
ASSE's Latino Practice Specialty/Common Interest Group Newsletter
July 2013

“OSHA Validates ANSI Product Safety Labeling Formats Through Update to Facility Safety Sign and Tag Regulations”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
July 2013

“Semiotics in the Workplace”

Safely Made Newsletter
ASSE’s Manufacturing Practice Specialty Newsletter
May 2013

“Kitting: Implementing a Systems Approach to Safety Label Inventory”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
April 2013

“Reducing Asbestos Risks”

EnviroMentor Newsletter
ASSE’s Environmental Practice Specialty Newsletter
March 2013

“Safety Signage: Material Matters”

Safely Made Newsletter
ASSE’s Manufacturing Practice Specialty Newsletter
January 2013

“Communicating Safety Across Language Barriers”

Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce Newsletter
ASSE's Latino Practice Specialty/Common Interest Group Newsletter
January 2013

“Safety Signs: Effectively Communicating Safety in Today’s World”

HealthBeat Newsletter
ASSE’s Healthcare Practice Specialty Newsletter
January 2013

“Guarding Labels”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
January 2013

“Applied Semiotics: Communicating Silica Hazards Using New Best Practice Safety Sign Standards”

BluePrints Newsletter
ASSE’s Construction Practice Specialty Newsletter
December 2012

“It’s Not a Bunch of Labels – It’s a System”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
December 2012

“Mining Hazards: Improving Safety Communication through Best Practices & Semiotics in Signage”

Inside Global Mining Newsletter
ASSE’s Mining Practice Specialty Newsletter
December 2012

“Using Safety Communication Tools to Reduce Asbestos Risk”

RM/Insight Newsletter
ASSE’s Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty Newsletter
December 2012

“Lab Hazards: Reducing Risk & Protecting People Through Effective Safety Communication”

EnviroMentor Newsletter
ASSE’s Environmental Practice Specialty Newsletter
November 2012

“Milford Business Gets the Safety Word Out”

Pocono Record
November 25, 2012

“Symbol Standardization”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
November 2012

“A New Era in Class C Hospitality Industry Pool Safety Signs”

At Your Service Newsletter
ASSE’s Service Branch Practice Specialty Newsletter
October 2012

“Alligator Signs and Your Warnings”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
October 2012

“PS Asks - Geoffrey Peckham”

Professional Safety
Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineers
September 2012

“Swimming Hazard: Shallow Water Blackout” (Video)

CNN
September 3, 2012
(Clarion’s No Long Breath Holding safety signs featured)

“Hot Stuff (And Warnings)”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
September 2012

“Reducing the Risk of Combustible Dust Accidents: Effective Communication”

Powder/Bulk Solids Magazine
August 2012

“Curbing Forklift Hazards”

Occupational Health & Safety Magazine
August 2012

“Arc Flash Safety Labeling”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
August 2012

“Product Roundup: Swimming Pool Safety Signs”

Parks and Recreation Magazine
July 2012

“GHS and Global Consistency”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
July 2012

“From IEC to ISO”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
June 2012

“Tornados and Product Safety”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
May 2012

“Who, What and Where”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
April 2012

“How to Proactively Address Fall Hazards”

Feed & Grain Magazine
March 8, 2012
(Clarion fall protection safety sign cited)

“NDPA Poised for Growth”

Aquatics International
March 2012
(Reference to the NDPA and Clarion water safety partnership)

“Refer to Your Manual”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
February 2012

“The Grounding Symbols”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
January 2012

“Globally Standardized Symbols”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
December 2011

“ISO 7010 Symbols”

IN Compliance Magazine
On Your Mark Column - By Geoffrey Peckham
November 2011

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