Improving Safety with Visual Communication

6 min read There are many different things that can help to improve the safety of your workplace. One strategy that should be incorporated into any workplace safety program is the concept of visual communication. Visual communication is anything that you can do to convey safety related information to people in the area via some type of visual queue. There are many examples of how this can be done including floor marking tape, safety signs, colored lights, and …

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Floor Tape: A practical, cost-effective solution for marking floors

< 1 min read Many warehouses, manufacturing plants, and other industrial facilities have traditionally created lines on their floors with paint. This process, sometimes referred to as “striping”, can take a significant amount of time. Operations shut down, a crew paints, and then everyone has to wait for the paint to dry before work can resume. Floor marking tape provides a practical, less-hassle solution for creating markings that make a facility compliant with OSHA (https://www.osha.gov/index.html) regulations. These markings also …

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Recommendations for Floor Tape Use

2 min read Assess your workplace & plan your system When you deploy floor tape in your facility, you’ll want to know you’ve chosen the right tape for your application. This means before doing anything else you should consider the traffic level of the areas in question, light conditions, where hazards and intersections are located, and anything else that could impact how well floor tape will function and what type you’ll need. Select tapes with the durability, width, …

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Types of Floor Marking Tape

2 min read The type of floor marking tape a business should use depends on the conditions of the workplace. For example, a warehouse with heavy pedestrian and forklift traffic would want a tape more durable than a facility without forklifts. Take a look at these options for floor marking tape: 5S Tape This economy vinyl tape is ideal for work environments that experience light traffic. It’s particularly helpful for 5S or Lean projects where people might mark …

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Floor Tape Applications

2 min read Floor marking tape has many functions in the workplace. Businesses use it to increase safety, assist with Lean or 5S efforts, and comply with OSHA regulations for things like aisle marking. Specifically, floor marking tape can be used to: Mark aisles in warehouses Mark the locations of pallets, bins, boxes, and other storage containers Mark the locations of equipment Mark where trash and recycling bins belong Create parking spaces for forklifts and other vehicles Create …

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