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Where Warning and Instructional Plates Should Be Mounted

Warning and Instructional PlatesIf you know what warning and instructional plates are, then you probably know what these are for. These are used to help keep people safe with the use of information. The information that is carried on these metal nameplates are warnings and instructions that tell a person what not to do, and what to do, in order for them to stay safe.

These plates are also used to tell people what safety gear should be worn when using specific equipment or when near such machinery. You will also find such tags being used to let people know that there are procedures that need to be followed before something can be done, like when an engine has to be serviced or when a part needs to be replaced. The existence of such plates is crucial to the safety of not only the people operating these machinery and those near them, but also to prevent any damage to the equipment itself.

The primary concern that people may have when they order these plates to be made is where these should be mounted. This is a legitimate worry and should be greatly considered along with what should be printed on these tags. This is because of the fact that, if you do not mount these tags in the right places, they become rather useless.

For those tags that are to be used to warn people of electrical hazards, these tags should be attached to the equipment that presents such a danger. Circuit boxes, electrical equipment, generators, and other similar pieces of equipment found within a facility which need to run on high voltages of electricity should have these on them. These should carry the pictogram that warns of electrical hazards, and the kind of voltage the equipment may generate or use.

For those tags that are to be used to warn people of hot surfaces, or pinch points, these tags should also be placed on the equipment that generates the heat or has the moving gears that can cause pinch accidents. These should also have the appropriate pictograms on them, as well as the right header to alert people to the level of danger present with these things.

For warning and instructional plates that tell people what steps to follow in order to safely operate equipment, these should be found on the equipment as well, but in areas that make them hard to miss. The best spots would be right in front of whoever will be operating the machinery, or on the ignition cover of such things. This will ensure that he person operating such will see it before turning the engine on.