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NEMA - ANSI Z535.1

Safety Colors

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Organization: NEMA
Publication Date: 1 January 2006
Status: inactive
Page Count: 34
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This standard sets forth the technical definitions, color standards, and color tolerances for safety colors.

Purpose

Intent

The intent of ANSI Z535.1 is to establish a standard for safety colors that will alert and inform persons to take precautionary action or other appropriate action in the presence of hazards.

Engineering or administrative controls

This standard is not a substitute for engineering or administrative controls, including training, to eliminate identifiable hazards.

Existing American National Standards

There are a number of existing American National Standards, which are recognized for particular industries or specific uses. Compliance with these standards may be considered for such particular industries or uses. It is not the intent of ANSI Z535.1 to replace existing standards or regulations, which are uniquely applicable to a specific industry or use. It is the intent to encourage adoption of this standard in subsequent revisions of other standards and regulations.

Document History

January 1, 2017
Safety Colors
This standard provides a system for specifying safety colors, in terms of Munsell notations, CIE colorimetric data, defined chromaticity regions, and color formulas for each ANSI and ISO safety color...
ANSI Z535.1
January 1, 2006
Safety Colors
This standard sets forth the technical definitions, color standards, and color tolerances for safety colors. Purpose Intent The intent of ANSI Z535.1 is to establish a standard for safety colors...
January 1, 2006
Safety Colors
This standard sets forth the technical definitions, color standards, and color tolerances for safety colors.
January 1, 2002
Safety Color Code
This standard sets forth the technical definitions, color standards, and color tolerances for safety colors.  
January 1, 1998
Safety Color Code
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January 1, 1991
Safety Color Code
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References

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