Warehouse lighting on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is important to the productivity and well-being of employees. The top-10 most common warehousing citations issued each year by OSHA are electrical related.

According to IESNA, the type of warehouse lighting required, in Biloxi and Gulfport depends on the level of activity and size of labels found within the warehouse:

Level and type of activity in the warehouse

Recommended lux (lx) or footcandles (fc)

Inactive or infrequent use 50 lx or 5 fc

Active or regular use: bulky items; large labels 100 lx or 10 fc

Active: small items; small labels 300 lx or 30 fc