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Document ID (ISN)54625
CIS number 90-1702
Year 1988
Convention or series no. IAPA S00870
Title Colour in industry
Bibliographic information Industrial Accident Prevention Association, 31st Floor, 2 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3N8, Canada, 1988. 8p.
Abstract This guidance note looks at a classification system for the identification of pipes, that uses colour to distinguish the hazards or purpose of their contents. Other uses of colour include marking restricted areas, identifying physical hazards, separation of work areas, vehicle visibility and indicator lights or buttons. Factors to be considered in colour selection are outlined, together with requirements for personnel training.
Descriptors (primary) safety colours; hazard identification; colour schemes; Canada
Descriptors (secondary) safety training in industry; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour