Eyewash stations are a staple in facilities that use materials that can cause eye injury or eye infection, providing reprieve after accidental exposure.
But simply having an eyewash station in your workplace isn’t enough. Not properly maintaining a station potentially can cause more harm than good and even create its own emergency situation.
Improperly maintained eyewash stations can become a breeding ground for organisms that exist in stagnant and untreated water. Think Legionella, Pseudomonas, Acanthamoeba. And those organisms can infect the worker not only through the water, but also through the skin or through inhalation.
Related Safety Showers & Eye Wash Training DVDs:
Safety Showers & Eye Washes Training Video & DVD
Reviews employees situations where safety showers and eye washes should be used, as well as how to properly use them. View Product
Safety Showers and Eye Washes Safety Training Video
Proper training on how to locate, use, and maintain safety showers and eye washes will reduce the risk of serious injury. View Product
Safety Showers & Eye Washes in the Laboratory Video
Reviews the correct ways to use this equipment, and emphasizes the need for quick action after a chemical splash or spill. View Product