AS ISO 9244:2020 Earth-moving machinery一Machine safety labels一General principles.
AS ISO 9244 establishes general principles and gives requirements for the design and application of machine safety labels to be permanently affixed to earth-moving machinery as defined in ISO 6165. It outlines the objectives of signage, describes basic formats, specifies colours and provides guidance on developing the various panels that together constitute a label.
2 Normative references
The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.
ISO 6165, Earth-moving machinery – Basic types – Identification and terms and definitions ISO 6750, Earth-moving machinery – Operator’s manual – Content and format
3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
area between the edge of a sign and the panel
signal word used to indicate a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor or moderate injury
[SOURCE: ISO 3864-2]
combination machine safety label
combination of machine safety sign and/or supplementary safety information and/or hazard severity panel on one rectangular label
Note 1 to entry: A combination machine safety label conveys one safety message. Note 2 to entry: Adapted from ISO 3864-2:2004, definition 3.2.
signal word used to indicate an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury
[SOURCE: ISO 3864-21
graphical symbol
visually perceptible figure with a particular meaning, used to transmit information independently of language
source of potential harm
[SOURCE: ISO 3864-2]
hazard avoidance pictorial visual instruction for hazard avoidance
hazard description pictorial
visual description of the hazard and/or the consequences of not avoiding the hazard
hazard pictorial
visual description of the hazard, the consequences of not avoiding the hazard, and/or instructions for hazard avoidance
hazard severity panel
area of a combination or multiple machine safety label that communicates the category of risk associated with a hazard.
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