Floor Marking for Emergency Exits

4 min read When monitoring any type of work environment it is easy to see that people generally know what they are doing and where they are going. Everyone knows how to get from their normal work area to the nearest bathroom, break room, and of course, to the exit they typically use at the end of the day. When there is a fire, chemical spill, earthquake, active shooter, or any other emergency, however, it is frightening just …

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Floor Marking Ideas for the Warehouse

3 min read When looked at from a high level, warehouses can look like a complicated mess where products are constantly coming and going with little rhyme or reason. Once you look closer, and really understand how things work, however, it is clear that a properly managed warehouse operates like a well-oiled machine. One great example of something in the warehouse that looks confusing at first, but is actually essential for organization, is floor markings. Floor markings are …

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The Visual Workplace

2 min read Visual learning has been touted for years as one of the most effective ways that humans can learn things and, more importantly, retain the things they learn. And while it is true that visual learning abilities are not something that everyone has been gifted with, it is also true that a big, bold safety sign, pointing out imminent or possible danger, is something that even non-visual learners can associate with and understand quickly and easily. …

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All About Floor Marking Tape

2 min read Painted or taped lines are often associated with safety (pedestrian paths, forklift and equipment paths, etc.) but they are also very useful for marking work areas, as well as locations for pallets, raw materials, finished goods, shipping areas, hazardous areas, and other static locations. Industrial floor tapes are preferred to painted lines as they are more resistant to foot and forklift traffic and don’t require long dry times which can cause costly downtimes. They are …

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Floor Marking: Paint or Tape?

3 min read Floor markings are an excellent addition to any visual communication program. When it comes to marking your facility’s floor for aisles or storage areas you will have to choose an application, tape or paint. Paint has been the default for floor markings for years now and can be very effective in a number of situations. While it is a tried and true practice, advancements in adhesive tape technology means floor marking tape is often the …

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Floor Markings for Safety

2 min read From industrial power trucks to electrical panels, industrial facilities often face a number of hazardous areas and situations. Usually filled with workers and dangerous equipment, it is important (and a legal obligation of employers) to keep a workplace a safe and risk-free environment. One method that often gets overlooked when it comes to hazard communication is floor markings. Nearly every workplace has their safety signs posted on the wall or “Danger!” labels on hazardous chemicals, …

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Floor Tape for Workplace Organization

2 min read Lean manufacturing or 5S strategies rely heavily on visual communication to succeed. Often times this includes signs, labels, and posters, but the floor shouldn’t be overlooked! Floor tapes and shapes are a simple, cost-effective option for organization in the workplace. Floor markings can also be used to promote and communicate efficiency while streamlining processes. Promoting an Efficient Workplace The foundation of Lean is the elimination of waste and the improvement of efficiency in processes. Workers’ …

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Floor Marking for Warehouse Traffic

2 min read Warehouses have a lot of traffic to deal with. Whether it’s pedestrian traffic or forklift traffic, it is important to keep the warehouse floor organized and workers and pedestrians safe with a traffic pattern. There are several ways to accomplish this with floor marking, and our favorite tactics are below. Lanes:  A major contributor to workplace injuries and fatalities is forklift collisions. A solution is to have a clearly marked traffic routes and lanes for …

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What is floor marking?

2 min read When someone hears of floor marking it can be easily associated with floor paint but the world of floor marking is much more than just floor paint. Floor marking encompasses a variety of things like floor tapes, floor shapes, and floor signs. Floor marking can be used for safety or organizational purposes in a facility and can be a huge advantage for manufacturing workplaces and industrial warehouses. Tape, shapes, and signs on the floor not …

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