What is the standard size for safety signs?

OSHA did not specify standard dimensions for safety signs. OSHA Section 1910.145(f)(4)(ii) only states that “the signal word shall be readable at a minimum distance of 5 ft (1.52 m) or such greater distance as warranted by the hazard.”

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