Tips and Techniques for a Visual Workplace

When thinking about safety and efficiency in the work place it is important to look at it from a visual perspective.  In today’s world a facility no longer only has people who speak English fluently.  Many times people come in from other countries where English is their second language, or customers or suppliers come in from other countries for a tour.  With this in mind it is important to create a visual workplace which will …

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Visual Management

Visual management is an important process which can help improve the safety and efficiency of many types of facilities.  What visual management is at its core is the idea that when people walk into a particular area they should be able to immediately be able to know some important pieces of information, even without being directly told.  The information conveyed could be things like where there are dangers, the types of dangers, available exits and …

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Floor Marking Shapes Example

When attempting to improve the overall safety and efficiency of a facility it is important utilize the best solutions possible. Furthermore, when solutions are simple and inexpensive they should be done as quickly as possible. Using floor markings within a facility is one of the best ways to ensure that everyone knows about any potential hazards in the area and stays away from restricted areas. When it comes to floor markings there are many different …

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5S Markings

When planning out the safety and efficiency of any facility one of the most important things is to be able to mark off different areas quickly and easily.  Whether it is floor tape, safety labels or tags placed on different items within the facility, 5S markings are an essential tool to ensure the safety of employees.  Having these things available helps ensure the entire facility is working off of one standard which can help avoid …

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Orange Floor Tape

When using any type of floor tape to mark off different areas of a facility one of the most important things is to make sure the tape you use is easily seen.  Orange floor tape is one of the best choices because it is light enough to be seen in dark areas, but dark enough to stand out during the day.   Orange floor tape can also come in reflective options to help it stand out …

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