Have emergency showers and eyewashes in your facility? Do you know if they are compliant with the most recent ISEA/ANSI Z358.1- 2014 Standard? We are offering you a COMPLIMENTARY full day site inspection of you existing emergency response equipment, regardless of brand. And that’s not even the best part… Once the physical equipment inspection is […]
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New Specification Tools Now Available!
Visit our new Spec Tools Resource Page on Hawsco.com that houses Haws’ new 3 part specs from MasterSpec for Drinking Fountains and Emergency Equipment, as well as access to Revit files on BimObject.com and CadDetails.com. Visit our MasterSpec® page. Visit our CADdetails® page. Visit our BIMobject® page.
Irrigate eyes like medical pros
[First seen in ISHN Magazine June 2018] Introduce the flushing fluid at the inner corner of the eye An injury can change life in an instant. According to the National Safety Council, occupational injuries occur every seven seconds in the United States. Luckily, through the years, stringent regulation and a growing concern for the health […]
Safety Equipment on College Campuses
By: Joanne Benz, Haws Injuries caused during a chemical spill back in 2016 at Sacramento State College set off an alarm with officials at the California State Auditor’s office. The California State University Chancellor’s Office claimed that it does not consider itself as an oversight entity responsible for health and safety, but instead provides guidance, […]
Six Sigma and Safety: Using Data to Improve Outcomes
Six Sigma is a set of tools and processes designed to reduce defects and improve processes. Introduced by Bill Smith from Motorola in 1986, the Six Sigma system has since been adopted by large publicly traded companies like GE, Amazon, Bank of America, 3M, and more. A significant portion of Six Sigma practices are designed around reducing […]
Creating a ‘Comfort Zone’ for Emergency Equipment Water Temperature
[via OH&S Magazine May 2018 Issue] Creating a “Comfort Zone” for Emergency Equipment Water Temperature By: Samantha Hoch, Product Marketing Specialist at Haws® Tempered water has been a hot topic of late, but just as many installations need cooling of high-temperature supply water. Moving water transfers heat, either increasing the temperatures of the objects it […]
Haws Satisfies Total Customer Solution with Addition of Haws® Services
Haws is excited to announce the acquisition of Zevado™, Haws’ former third-party service provider. Introducing Haws Services, a warranty and field service provider for emergency shower and eyewash products of all brands to ensure equipment is compliant and functioning properly. This new offering includes: • Factory trained and certified Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) • Remote […]
Evaluate the Safety of the Water You Consume During Poison Prevention Week
From the water we drink to the air we breathe, the abundance of toxins in our environment is overwhelming. We all need to take the time to become more aware of how the things we consume affect us, and that is exactly the mission of National Poison Prevention Week. This is an opportunity to highlight […]
HAWS 2018 Parts Catalog
Download the new 2018 Haws Parts Catalog containing pricing and additional information for all hydration and emergency equipment product parts and reference guides for part replacements.
OSHA penalties go up by 2% in addition to the recent 80% increase
Effective January 2, civil penalties for violations of workplace safety and health standards are 2 percent higher, with a new maximum fine of nearly $130,000. OSHA increased its penalties to adjust for inflation as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 2015, which initially raised civil penalties by 78 percent after over […]