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					Signs
Most Frequently Cited (1999)
   1926.201(g)(1) Traffic signs at point of
    hazard
   1926.201(a)(4) Flag person-warning
    garments
   1926.201(a)(1) Flag person/traffic
    control
     Accident Prevention Signs
   Signs and symbols must be visible
   Promptly removed when hazard no
    longer exists
   Must meet design criteria
     Danger and Caution Signs
   Danger Signs             Caution Signs
•   Immediate hazard      •   Warn of potential
    exists                    hazards or practices
•   Red for upper panel   •   Yellow as color,
    with black outline        black upper panel
    and white lower           and borders with
    panel                     yellow lettering
                Exit Signs
   Must have legible red letters (six inches
    high)
   White field
   Stroke of letters must be .75 inch wide
      Safety Instruction Signs
   White with green upper panel with
    white lettering to convey principal
    message
   Additional lettering in black
          Construction Signs
   All traffic control signs or devices used
    for the protection of workers must
    conform with Manual on Uniform Traffic
    Control Devices (MUTCD) for Streets
    and Highways (ANSI D6.1-1971)
   Electronic copies are available for
    download at http://www.osha.gov/doc/
     Accident Prevention Signs
   Temporary means to warn employees
    of an existing hazard (defective tools,
    equipment)
   Not a substitute for signs
   Must meet requirements ofZ35.1-1968
    and Z35.2-1968
   Accident Prevention Signs
Background   Safety Colors   Copy
                             Specification
White        Red             Do not
                             Operate
White        Black and Red   Danger

Yellow       Black           Caution

White        Black           Out of Order
                  Signaling
   Flagmen are required when barriers can
    not provide suitable protection
   Signaling must conform to ANSI D6.1-1971
    (Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
   Signals- red flag/paddles (18” square)
   Flagman must wear red/orange vest
               Barricades
   Barricades for the protection of
    employees must comply with the
    Manual on Uniform Traffic Control
    Devices (MUTD) for Streets and
    Highways.
1926.201 Signaling
                  (a) Flaggers.
                   Signaling by flaggers
                   and the use of
                   flaggers, including
                   warning garments
                   worn by flaggers
                   shall conform to Part
                   VI of the MUTCD.
1926.202 Barricades
                  Barricades for
                   protection of
                   employees shall
                   conform to Part VI
                   of the MUTCD,
                   which are
                   incorporated for
                   reference in
                   1926.200)g)(2).
1926.203 Revision of
Paragraph c
   Signals are moving
    signs, provided by
    workers, such as
    flaggers, or by
    devices, such as
    flashing lights, to
    warn of possible or
    existing hazards.

				
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