How do you find your way at work? Hopefully, there are signs to help you. Wayfinding encompasses all of the ways in which people orient themselves in physical space and navigate from place to place (Wikipedia.org).
OSHA — 29 CFR 1910.37
OSHA maintains basic regulations for floor marking, which can be a critical component of a wayfinding system:
OSHA — 20 CFR 1910.37
OSHA's rules for communicating egress routes in the event of an emergency can be found in 29 CFR 1910.37. Here's what to know when accounting for emergencies while designing a wayfinding system:
What happened the last time you lost your way?
How could you have found your way if the business had followed the design principles listed above?
What is a good example of wayfinding?
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