hazardstatement

Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.2

The <hazardstatement> element contains hazard warning information. It is based on the regulations of ANSI Z535 and ISO 3864. It enables the author to select the type of hazard, add information about the specific hazard and how to avoid it, and add one or more safety symbols.

Contains

Note: These models represent only the default document types distributed by OASIS. Actual content models will differ with each new document type.
Doctype Content model
topic, map, concept, ditabase, glossary, glossentry, glossgroup, reference, task, bookmap, classifyMap, subjectScheme, machineryTask, learningBookmap, learningMap ( (messagepanel) (one or more) then (hazardsymbol) (any number) )

Contained by

Doctype Content model
topic (base) desc, p, lq, li, itemgroup, dd, fig, figgroup, stentry, draft-comment, fn, entry, abstract, body, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linkinfo
map (base), classifyMap, subjectScheme, learningBookmap, learningMap desc, p, lq, li, itemgroup, dd, fig, figgroup, stentry, draft-comment, fn, entry
topic (technical content) desc, p, lq, li, itemgroup, dd, fig, figgroup, stentry, draft-comment, fn, entry, abstract, body, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linkinfo, pd
map (technical content), bookmap desc, p, lq, li, itemgroup, dd, fig, figgroup, stentry, draft-comment, fn, entry, pd
concept desc, p, lq, li, itemgroup, dd, fig, figgroup, stentry, draft-comment, fn, entry, abstract, body, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linkinfo, conbody, pd
ditabase desc, p, lq, li, itemgroup, dd, fig, figgroup, stentry, draft-comment, fn, entry, abstract, body, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linkinfo, conbody, prereq, context, steps-informal, stepsection, step, info, substep, tutorialinfo, stepxmp, choice, choptionhd, chdeschd, choption, chdesc, stepresult, result, postreq, refsyn, proptypehd, propvaluehd, propdeschd, propdesc, glossdef, glossBody, glossAlt, pd
glossary, glossentry, glossgroup desc, p, lq, li, itemgroup, dd, fig, figgroup, stentry, draft-comment, fn, entry, abstract, body, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linkinfo, conbody, glossdef, glossBody, glossAlt, pd
reference desc, p, lq, li, itemgroup, dd, fig, figgroup, stentry, draft-comment, fn, entry, abstract, body, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linkinfo, refsyn, proptypehd, propvaluehd, propdeschd, propdesc, pd
task (strict), task (general) desc, p, lq, li, itemgroup, dd, fig, figgroup, stentry, draft-comment, fn, entry, abstract, body, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linkinfo, prereq, context, steps-informal, stepsection, step, info, substep, tutorialinfo, stepxmp, choice, choptionhd, chdeschd, choption, chdesc, stepresult, result, postreq, pd
machineryTask desc, p, lq, li, itemgroup, dd, fig, figgroup, stentry, draft-comment, fn, entry, abstract, body, bodydiv, section, sectiondiv, example, linkinfo, prereq, context, steps-informal, stepsection, step, info, substep, tutorialinfo, stepxmp, choice, choptionhd, chdeschd, choption, chdesc, stepresult, result, postreq, reqcond, reqcontp, personnel, perscat, perskill, esttime, supequi, supply, spare, safecond

Inheritance

+ topic/note hazard-d/hazardstatement

Example

Danger: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.
<hazardstatement type="danger">
  <messagepanel>
    <typeofhazard>Rotating blade.</typeofhazard>
    <consequence>Moving parts can crush and cut.</consequence>
    <howtoavoid>Follow lockout procedure before servicing.</howtoavoid>
  </messagepanel>
  <hazardsymbol href="rotatingblade.png"/>
</hazardstatement>
Warning: Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
<hazardstatement type="warning">
  <messagepanel>
    <typeofhazard>Hot surfaces inside.</typeofhazard>
    <consequence>Contact may cause burn.</consequence>
    <howtoavoid>Wear protective gear before servicing internal parts.</howtoavoid>
  </messagepanel>
  <hazardsymbol href="hotsurface.png"/>
</hazardstatement>
Caution: Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor or moderate injury.
<hazardstatement type="caution">
  <messagepanel>
    <typeofhazard>Lifting Hazard.</typeofhazard>
    <consequence>May result in injury.</consequence>
    <howtoavoid>See safety manual for lifting instructions.</howtoavoid>
  </messagepanel>
  <hazardsymbol href="heavy.png"/>
</hazardstatement>
Notice: Indicates a potential situation which, if not avoided, may result in property damage or in an undesirable result or state.
<hazardstatement type="notice">
  <messagepanel>
    <typeofhazard>Battery low</typeofhazard>
    <howtoavoid>Push and hold for charge state test.</howtoavoid>
  </messagepanel>
  <hazardsymbol href="general.png"/>
</hazardstatement>

Attributes

Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
type Describes the level of hazard. Safety hazard level definitions correspond to the same values in the ANSI Z535 and the ISO 3864 standards. (note | tip | fastpath | restriction | important | remember | attention | caution | notice | danger | warning | other | -dita-use-​conref-​target) #IMPLIED No
spectitle The specialized title attribute allows architects of specialized types to define a fixed or default title for a specialized element. Not intended for direct use by authors. CDATA #IMPLIED No
othertype Indicates an alternate note type, when the type is not available in the type attribute value list. This value is used as the user-provided note title when the type attribute value is set to "other." CDATA #IMPLIED No
univ-atts attribute group (includes select-atts, id-atts, and localization-atts groups) A set of related attributes, described in univ-atts attribute group      
global-atts attribute group (xtrf, xtrc) A set of related attributes, described in global-atts attribute group      
class, outputclass Common attributes described in Other common DITA attributes