Markings on Work Equipment

Markings on Work Equipment


The employer must ensure that work equipment is marked in a clearly visible manner with any marking appropriate for health and safety reasons.

Examples of markings which may be required include:

  • identification of start and stop controls;
  • maximim rotation speed of an abrasive wheel;
  • maximum safe working load on lifting beams;
  • indication (normally by colour) of the gas in gas cylinders;
  • specific information required for pressure vessels;
  • hazard identification.
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