Showers and Eyewash

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  • Live From NSC 2017 Preview

    The "Live From" page features an aggregated account of show activity, as well as live multimedia reporting from the show floor.

  • Checking Out the Safety+ Expo

    Attendees at VPPPA's annual national conference got their first look at the exhibit floor during an Aug. 29 reception inside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in downtown New Orleans.

  • All-Important Equipment When Seconds Count

    Placement of the emergency equipment is very important. A person in pain and with possibly obstructed vision should be able to traverse the path from hazard to the flushing units within seconds.

  • Six Emergency Response Habits Employees Need to Develop

    Employees need to refresh their training and have drills regularly so they will be able to rely on both their knowledge and their experience when emergencies happen.

  • Testing and Inspecting Your Emergency Equipment

    Here's what the key eyewash and shower standard, ANSI/ISEA Z358.1-2014, says about weekly tests and annual inspections of the equipment.

  • Emergency Response is a Matter of Time

    The best time to prepare a facility's immediate and effective response to hazardous chemical exposure is before it ever happens.


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  • How to Identify Safe and Effective Emergency Eyewash — and the Hidden Dangers to Avoid

    The human eye is a complex and intricate organ that provides us with the invaluable sense of sight. Commonly referred to as our windows to the world, eyes allow us to take in the majority of information we obtain about the environment around us. In fact, experts agree that the eyes contribute nearly 85 percent of an individual’s total knowledge. Because we rely on our eyes for nearly every activity we perform, most individuals value the sense of sight above all others.

  • Case Study: UWM Drench Shower

    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a public research university, and with more than 29,000 students, is the second largest in the state. Lapham Hall, named for Wisconsin’s first eminent scientist, was built in 1961 to house the Botany, Chemistry and Zoology departments. "Our emergency equipment was vintage 1960s," said Jon Krezoski, director of safety and assurances for UWM. "The old fixtures in Lapham were corroded and routine testing was impossible. There were no floor drains near the showers, so we had to catch the water in a bucket to avoid flooding classrooms."


  • Encon® Helios® Self-Contained Gravity Fed Portable Eyewash

    The Encon® Helios® is a modern breakthrough in Self-Contained Portable Eyewash Solutions featuring the newest advancements in eye irrigation equipment. This self-contained station requires only 9.4 gallons of flushing fluid to deliver a continuous flow of more than 0.4 gpm for a full fifteen minutes of use. Its sleek profile and feature-rich attributes make the Encon® Helios® the premier product in its class.

  • Bradley Halo Eyewash and Eye/Facewash

    This Bradley Corporation video describes the features of the Halo emergency eye and eye/facewash, which provides a superior wash pattern for contaminated face and eyes. It covers 85 percent of the average user’s face, offering the most contaminant relief available. It’s available in wall, pedestal, and combination units.

  • 2013 NSC Congress & Expo -- Leading Safety Into the Future

    Register today at This September, more than 13,000 safety professionals from around the world will gather in Chicago to learn best practices, network, and compare safety solutions. Watch to see safety professionals tell you, in their own words, why they return to the the world's largest annual safety event, NSC Congress & Expo, year after year.

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