Product Safety Sign and Label System
DANGER — Immediatehazards which WILL resultin severe personal injury ordeath.
WARNING — Hazards orunsafe practices whichCOULD result in severepersonal injury or death.
CAUTION — Hazards orunsafe practices whichCOULD result in minorpersonal injury.
ATTENTION — Hazards orunsafe practices whichCOULD result in product orproperty damage.
If and when required, appropriate safety labels have been included in therectangular margin blocks throughout this manual. Safety labels are verticallyoriented rectangles as shown in the
(below), con-sisting of three panels encircled by a narrow border. The panels can contain fourmessages which communicate:•The level of hazard seriousness•The nature of the hazard•The consequence of human, or product, interaction with the hazard.•The instructions, if necessary, on how to avoid the hazard.The top panel of the format contains a signal word (DANGER, WARNING,CAUTION or ATTENTION) which communicates the level of hazard serious-ness.The center panel contains a pictorial which communicates the nature of thehazard, and the possible consequence of human or product interaction with thehazard. In some instances of human hazards the pictorial may, instead, depictwhat preventive measures to take, such as wearing protective equipment.The bottom panel may contain an instruction message on how to avoid thehazard. In the case of human hazard, this message may also contain a moreprecise definition of the hazard, and the consequences of human interactionwith the hazard, than can be communicated solely by the pictorial.
Do not remove bolts ifpressure in line, as thiswill result in severepersonal injury ordeath.Know all valveexhaust/leakage pointsto avoid possiblesevere personal injuryor death.Wear necessaryprotective equipment toprevent possible injury.Handle valve carefully.Do not drop or strike.