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Revision of ANSI Standards for Warning Signs, Labels, and Symbols

Overview of ANSI Standard for Warnings
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) produces a series of standards, entitled ANSI Z535, that provides guidance on the creation of warning labels and signs. This standard was first adopted in 1991, and was officially published in April, 1992. The ANSI Z535 series consists of five separate standards:

This article originally appeared in The Ergonomics Report™ on 2002-06-01.