5 Reasons to Print Your Own Signs and Labels

Whether you’re a warehouse manager, facilities manager, or jobsite coordinator, you understand the importance of a safe and efficient workplace. You’re responsible for making sure that all operations are running smoothly, efficiently, and on budget. That’s no easy task, so it’s important to set yourself up for success as often as possible. 


Safety Signage for Compliance

In order to maintain compliance with safety regulations, your warehouse, facility, or jobsite requires a range of safety signs, tags, and markers. These include signage for fire extinguishers, exits, and first aid kit locations, ensuring that employees and visitors can easily find and utilize them during emergencies. Additionally, it is essential to have appropriate signage indicating workplace hazards, the necessity of personal protective equipment (PPE), and guidelines for behavior within your facility.

In the long run, having your own printer for signs and labels can save you time and money in a variety of ways. It can lower overall signage costs, improve efficiency, and make your workplace safer for visitors and employees alike. Plus, a printer is a one-time investment that’s easy to use for years to come.

Helps Control Signage Costs

Your facility or jobsite needs signs for a variety of reasons. Whether you need to mark an uneven floor, show the way to the nearest fire exit, or display the location of different items in your inventory. It can be expensive ordering all the necessary signs, especially if you have to order them from many different manufacturers and pay shipping costs over and over again. 

When you have your own printer and a variety of vinyl sizes and colors, you won’t need to purchase anything else to create the safe and efficient environment you and your employees deserve.

Improves Your Efficiency

You have plenty of work to do without adding on the responsibility of finding and buying the right safety signs and labels for your workplace. Instead of adding shopping for signs to your list of things to do, you can print your own as soon as you need it. Besides, by the time you find the right sign, order it, and wait for it to arrive, someone could get hurt or an accident could happen due to the lack of signage. 

Printing your own labels can also help you keep your warehouse or storage facility clean and organized. When everyone knows where things should be stored, you’ll reduce time wasted searching for misplaced items.

When you have your own industrial vinyl printer, you can create signs and labels of the highest quality as soon as you need them. No orders, no waiting.

Improves Workplace Safety

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 5,333 fatal workplace-related injuries in the United States in 2019. Many of these were due to falls, slips, and trips, fires, or exposure to harmful chemicals. While not all accidents are avoidable, the more awareness you can bring to potential hazards, the better it is for you and your employees. 

OSHA requirements state that you must have proper signage to keep employees and visitors safe while they’re on your premises. Label every potential hazard with clear signs, from fire exits and “Do Not Enter” signs to chemical hazards and slippery floor warnings.

It’s important to stay on top of your signage as things change in your facility, and it takes a lot of careful planning when you have to order signs ahead of time. If you can’t create signs as needs come up, you may be leaving your employees unprotected. If someone is injured due to lack of signage, you could face serious consequences.

One-Time Investment

Once you purchase an industrial vinyl printer for your business, it will pay for itself over and over again in time saved and safety gained. Instead of ordering new signs constantly, or worse, going without signs you really should have, you’ll already have everything you need to print them on demand. 

By buying a few different types of printing media at the same time, you can get a variety of signs, labels, and stickers whenever you need them.

Easy to Use

Industrial vinyl printers are extremely easy to use. There’s no tricky software to learn, and you don’t need any design skills either. If you’re using a VnM SignMaker by Cobra Systems, there are plenty of video tutorials on our website to make the process even easier for you. 


Start Printing Your Own Signs and Labels Today

Running a safe and efficient jobsite or facility is difficult enough. When you gain the ability to print your own safety signs, pipe markers, barcode signs, GHS labels, aisle markers, and more, you can make your job just a little easier. 

Don’t put up with the hassle of ordering your signs and labels anymore. If you’re ready to print your own signs whenever you need them, contact us today! You’ll be able to create a safer, more efficient work environment with the push of a button.

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