OSHA Training Requirements - Accident Prevention Signs & Tags
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1910.145 – Specifications for Accident Prevention Signs and Tags
(c)(1)(ii) – All employees shall be instructed that danger signs indicate immediate danger and that special precautions are necessary.
(c)(2)(ii) – All employees shall be instructed that caution signs indicate a possible hazard against which proper precaution should be taken.
(c)(3) – Safety instruction signs. Safety instruction signs shall be used where there is a need for general instructions and suggestions relative to safety measures.
(f)(4)(v) – All employees shall be informed as to the meaning of the various tags used throughout the workplace and what special precautions are necessary.