Re: Crying wolf; Safety Words/Symbols; What ANSI Standard(s)?

Subject: Re: Crying wolf; Safety Words/Symbols; What ANSI Standard(s)?
From: Mercedes Abels <maa5906 -at- GRIFFON -dot- MWSC -dot- EDU>
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 1996 13:25:13 -0600

We quote from ANSI Z535.4-1991 for the definitions of Danger, Caution,
Warning and Alert messages.

Marci

On Wed, 3 Jan 1996, John Gabbert wrote:

> I agree with Tracy's and Mercedes Abels' assessments. Since I need to
> write a policy/procedure statement for reference by our engineers and tech
> writing contractors (lawyers, too), I must anchor the
> 'caution/warning/danger' progression to specific published standards.

> Is this from ANSI standard? If so, which one(s) address declaring safety
> issues in product manuals?

> (ISO 3864 and EN 61010 appear to cover the international symbols.)

> Thanks VERY much for all the feedback on this tread!
> John


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