Warning Lights: Get an Idea of What to Look For

There’s a large list of things that can go wrong in an industrial facility and cause a huge hazard or a minor accident. For that reason, every industrial facility should be equipped with warning lights that will alert everyone of an upcoming danger so that they can evacuate and get to safety. That being said, warning lights can be extremely helpful in a wide range of industrial situations, but they can also be used on construction and emergency vehicles.

LED warning lights are becoming increasingly more popular lately, due to the fact that LED technology has become the most advanced lighting technology, overtaking halogen and incandescent lighting by a large margin. So when shopping for a warning light LED is the way to go. Most warning lights can be attached to an alarm system, while some feature an ON/OFF switch. Those featuring an ON/OFF switch are generally vehicle-mounted, while the aforementioned are commonly found in buildings. When installing the warning light switch, make sure it’s placed in an accessible place that you can easily reach.


Shopping for a warning light LED model is a very straightforward process. First and foremost, you should check the laws and regulations for your specific industry in the state that you live in. Then, all you have to do is get the right colour. Warning lights are available in several colours, and all of them are used for a specific purpose. For example, red is typically used on fire trucks and ambulances, blue is for law enforcement, amber is for construction work vehicles, and green is for emergency volunteer vehicles.

Once you’ve made the purchase, installing them is the next key step. You want the warning lights to be properly installed, otherwise, they’ll be useless when you need them the most. The installation process is pretty straightforward – you just need to plug them into an outlet or a cigarette lighter inside your car for power and mount the activation switch using a magnet. If you don’t think you’ll do it right though, you should call a professional to take care of it.

Once you’ve installed the warning lights, you should perform regular inspection and maintain them. Look for breaks or cracks, and test them. If you find any faults, it’s important to replace them as soon as possible. Additionally, be careful about which cleaning products you use on them, because some chemicals can fog the lens, which may impair the light quality the warning lights emit.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.