Tag Archives | ANSI Z358.1

WEBINAR: A Comprehensive Guide to ANSI Z358.1 and Emergency Shower / Eyewash Compliance

Did you know that while the majority of business owners believe that their emergency equipment is fully functional, our research shows the reality is that there is a one in five chance they will work properly in an actual emergency? If your facility requires emergency eyewashes or showers, attend a free CEU-certified webinar on June 19th, […]

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FREE ANSI WEBINAR- JUNE 7th

YOUR SIMPLIFIED GUIDE TO ANSI Z358.1 Attend and receive a Certificate of Attendance to submit for education credits. Did you know that more than 20,000 workplace eye injuries occur each year? Did you know that at least 90% of those injuries were preventable with the use of proper PPE and Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment? […]

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OSHA Compliance News: Mistakes that hurt

Organization: Felker Brothers Corp., Marshfield, WI. Business: Pipe manufacturer. Agency: OSHA. Penalty: $110,458 (proposed). Reason for fine: Combustible materials were located within 35 feet of welding activities. Note: OSHA said wooden racks and form plugs were less than 35 feet away from hot work areas. The employer was also cited because machines designed for fixed […]

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First free webinar in 2018

Did you know that more than 20,000 workplace eye injuries occur each year? Did you know that at least 90% of those injuries were preventable with the use of proper PPE and Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment? Sounds like it may be time to read up on the 50-page ANSI/ISEA Z358.1-2014 Standard… Or, you could […]

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REPOST: Compliance of Eyewash Stations in Healthcare

Medical Environment Update September 1, 2016 SECTION: Vol. 26 No. 9 ISSN: 1520-8222   Editor’s note: In this story, which originally appeared in Facility Care, consultant Brad Keyes, CHSP, explains the complex world of eyewash stations.    When and where are eyewash stations required in a healthcare facility? This is one of the more frequent issues with which healthcare […]

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Increase In OSHA Fines Now in Effect

For the first time in twenty-five years, OSHA penalties are increasing – and significantly. A federal act passed in 1990 exempted OSHA from increasing fines to account for inflation, but the new budget signed into law on November 2, 2015, includes an amendment striking that exemption.¹ The “Catch-Up Adjustment,” based on the percentage difference between October 1990 and […]

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