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Haws Receives Safety 2017 Attendee Choice Award

  ISHN’s annual hands-on safety and health products and services awards – a complement to the Reader’s Choice Awards — are based on voting by attendees at the American Safety of Safety Engineers (ASSE) annual professional development conference.   Haws is proud to announce that our Tempered, Gravity-Fed, Portable Eyewash model 7501T is a winner […]

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CCOHS on Emergency Showers and Eyewashes

Original article: Safety & Health magazine An easily accessible, properly working emergency eyewash and shower station is critical at worksites where, in OSHA’s words, “the eyes or body of any person may be exposed to injurious corrosive materials.” Emergency eyewash and shower stations provide immediate decontamination and allow workers to flush away hazardous substances, as […]

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Free Site Inspection of Your Equipment

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? Don’t stress, we’ve got your back. 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… […]

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REPOST: Trends in Emergency Eyewashes/Showers

Repost from Safety & Health article by Tracy Haas Equipment reliability is imperative Unlike personal protective equipment such as hard hats and steel-toe boots, emergency eyewashes and showers are not meant to be used every day. Ideally, a worker will never need one. But should an incident such as a chemical splash occur, it’s vital that […]

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OSHA and ANSI Z358.1: Your Guide to Compliance

Your Guide to ANSI Z358.1 Compliance DATE: JUNE 23rd, 2016 TIME: 10:00-11:00am PT/ 1:00-2:00pm ET DESCRIPTION: In November 2015, it was signed into law that OSHA fines are increasing by 80% for the first time since 1990. Ensure you are complaint with the updated ANSI Z358.1 Standard to avoid fines and guarantee you are providing […]

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Antsy about ANSI? 5 Common FAQ’s

Questions answered by ANSI subject matter expert and Director of Haws Integrated Operations, Casey Hayes. Is testing of the safety showers and eyewashes actually required in the standard and not just the appendix? Yes, it is part of the standard. It is not in the appendix. We talk about the weekly flush and the requirements […]

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OSHA regulations vary for eyewash flushing & shower drenching

Written by: Wesley J. Maertz The question often comes up as to where OSHA calls out eyewash requirements. Emergency shower and eyewash station equipment needs are referenced in two different types of OSHA regulations. The first is applicable to all general industry or construction facilities that require the installation of emergency shower or eyewash station equipment. The second […]

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Eyewashes: Is It “1 Second” or “1 Motion”?

DOWNLOAD THIS FLYER The  ANSI Z358.1 Standard (American National Standard) mandates that proper eyewash activation – which describes a unit going from “off” to “on”- shall take one second or less.  This requirement has held true since the inception of the ANSI Standard in 1981 and throughout all revisions including 1990, 1998, 2004, 2009 and 2014. Despite […]

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Web Seminar Invitation: ANSI Z358.1 Compliance Guide

Web Seminar Invitation: ANSI Z358.1 Compliance Guide PRESENTER: Casey Hayes, Director of Haws Integrated™ Operations DATE: Thursday, February 18th TIME: 10am-11am PT/1pm-2pm ET Take advantage now by registering. In November 2015, it was signed into law that OSHA fines are increasing by 80% for the first time since 1990. Ensure you are complaint with the […]

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