Emergency Washing Stations

resources

  • Legislation
  • Worksafe Bulletin
  • Eye injury Statistics
  • Specifications for Eyewash Stations
  • Specification for Emergency Showers
  • Specifications for Drench Hose
  • Temperature of Water provided by Emergency Washing Equipment
  • Operations That Typically Require Eyewash Stations
  • Criteria for needing an Eyewash Station
  • Where to Locate Eyewash Stations
  • How to Properly use an Eyewash Station
  • How long should eyes be flushed?
  • Inspection Checklist and Sign Off Log
  • Eyewash stations in Freezing Conditions
  • Flow Alarms
  • Eyewash bottles
  • Portable Eyewash Stations
  • Worker Education
  • Most Common Violations for Emergency Washing Stations
  • Real Life Example
  • How to Test Shower Flowrate
  • Comparison of Flowrates
  • Other factors to consider