WARNINGS , Cautions , and Notes. Functions and presentations. Warning: Highest level. Alerts users to potential hazards that may result in death or injury to workers or public Warnings involve an actual step that should or should not be taken. Two-part structures.
Organize the visual hierarchy of warnings, cautions, and notes so that
WARNINGS are the most visually distinct,
cautions less visually distinct than warnings, and
notes less visually distinct than cautions.
All three though should be visually distinct from the stages and steps of the procedure.
Integrate warnings and cautions into the flow of the procedures (don’t lump them together into a separate side or intro section)