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Standards for Safety Signs and Symbols

AEM maintains a list (not necessarily comprehensive) of voluntary industry safety sign and symbol standards. Standards may be obtained from the sponsoring organizations: ANSI, ASABE, SAE and ISO.

ANSI Z535.1:2006

  • Safety Color Code

ANSI Z535.3:2011

  • Criteria for Safety Symbols

ANSI Z535.4:2011

  • Product Safety Signs and Labels

ANSI Z535.6:2011

  • Product Safety Information in Product Manuals, Instructions and Other Collateral Materials

ASAE J284:2002

  • Safety Alert Symbol for Agricultural, Construction and Industrial Equipment

ASABE S304:May 2010

  • Graphical symbols for operator controls and displays on agricultural equipment

ASABE S441.3:February 2010

  • Safety Signs

EN/ISO 81714-1:2010

  • Design of graphical symbols for use the technical documentation of products
  • Part 1: Basic rules

IEC 60417 DB

IEC 80416-1:2008

  • Basic principles for graphical symbols for use on equipment
  • Part 1: Creation of graphical symbols for registration

ISO 80416-2:2001

  • Basic principles for graphical symbols for use on equipment
  • Part 2: Form and use of arrows

ISO Online Browsing Platform (OBP) – Formerly Concept Database

ISO 2575:2011 + A1

  • Road vehicles - Symbols for controls, indicators and tell-tales

ISO 3287:1999

  • Powered industrial trucks
  • Symbols for operator controls and other displays

ISO 3461-1:1988

  • (NOTE: Superseded by IEC 80416-1:2008)

ISO 3461-2:1987

  • (NOTE: Superseded by ISO 81714-1:2010)

ISO 3767-1:2008 + A2

  • Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment
  • Symbols for operator controls and other displays
  • Part 1: Common symbols

ISO 3767-2:2008

  • Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment
  • Symbols for operator controls and other displays
  • Part 2: Symbols for agricultural tractors and machinery

ISO 3767-3:1995

  • Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment
  • Symbols for operator controls and other displays
  • Part 3: Symbols for powered lawn and garden equipment

ISO 3767-4:2008

  • Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment
  • Symbols for operator controls and other displays
  • Part 4: Symbols for forestry machinery

ISO 3767-5:1992 + A1

  • Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment
  • Symbols for operator controls and other displays
  • Part 4: Symbols for manual portable forestry machinery

ISO 3864-1:2011

  • Graphical symbols
  • Safety colours and safety signs
  • Part 1: Design principles for safety signs and safety markings

ISO 3864-2:2011 + A1

  • Graphical symbols
  • Safety colours and safety signs
  • Part 2: Design principles for product safety labels

ISO 3864-3:2012

  • Graphical symbols
  • Safety colours and safety signs
  • Part 3: Design principles for graphical symbols used in safety signs

ISO 3864-4:2011

  • Graphical symbols
  • Safety colours and safety signs
  • Part 4: Colorimetric and photometric properties of safety sign materials

ISO 4196:1984

  • (NOTE: Superseded by ISO 80416-2)

ISO 6405-1:2010 + A1

  • Earth-moving machinery
  • Symbols for operator controls and other displays
  • Part 1: Common symbols

ISO 6405-2:2004 + A2

  • Earth-moving machinery
  • Symbols for operator controls and other displays
  • Part 2: Specific symbols for machines, equipment and accessories

ISO 7000 DB

ISO 7010:2011 + A2

  • Graphical symbols
  • Safety colours and safety signs
  • Registered safety signs

ISO 7296-1:1996 + A1

  • Cranes - Graphic symbols
  • Part 1: General

ISO 7296-2:1996

  • Cranes - Graphic symbols
  • Part 2: Mobile cranes

ISO 7296-3:2006

  • Cranes - Graphic Symbols
  • Part 3: Tower cranes

ISO 8999:2001

  • Reciprocating internal combustion engines - Graphical symbols

ISO 9244:2008

  • Earth-moving machinery
  • Machine safety labels - General principles

ISO 11684:1995

  • Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment
  • Safety signs and hazard pictorials - General principles

ISO 13200:1995

  • Cranes
  • Safety signs and hazard pictorials - General principles

ISO 15870:2000

  • Powered industrial trucks
  • Safety signs and hazard pictorials - General principles

ISO 17724:2003

  • Graphic symbols
  • Vocabulary

ISO 20381:2009

  • Mobile elevating work platforms
  • Symbols for operator controls and other displays

ISO 81714-1:2010

  • Design of graphical symbols for use in technical documentation of products
  • Part 1: Basic rules

SAE J115 FEB95

  • Safety Signs

SAE J284 JAN91

  • Safety Alert Symbol for Agricultural, Construction and Industrial Equipment

SAE J1362 JAN07

  • Graphical Symbols for Operator Controls and Displays on Off-Road Propelled Work Machines

updated: 08/07/2012

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