ANSI Standards

ANSI Safety Color Coding

  • Red
    Identifies danger and stop
  • Orange
    Identifies dangerous parts of machines
  • Yellow
    Designates caution/beware
  • Green
    Designates safety, emergency egress

Suggested Color Coding

  • White
    Used for traffic flow (solid line do not cross, dotted you can cross over)
  • Blue
    Recycling or mandatory
  • Green
    Recycling and/or garbage pails
  • Black
    Caution or mandatory
  • Grey
    Tool/equipment or department identification
  • Light Yellow
    Tool/equipment or department identification
  • Brown
    Tool/equipment or department identification
  • Purple
    Tool/equipment or department identification
  • Matching corporate or brand colors may be helpful.