Tag Archives | OSHA

OSHA WEBSITE: Haws® Corporation Lowers Workers’ Compensation Premiums 25% and Earns SHARP Status

READ ARTICLE FEATURED ON OSHA’S WEBSITE HERE>> Haws® Corporation invents, manufactures, and builds standardized and customized hydration and emergency response products. Customers vary from heavy industrial and refinery sites to schools and local municipalities. Founded in 1906, Haws® Corporation, has its global headquarters in Sparks, Nevada. The Haws culture has a strong foundation in safety and takes […]

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OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week

This nationwide event is taking place Aug. 13-19, 2018.  Led by OSHA, Safe + Sound Week is meant to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces. What are you doing to make your […]

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Emergency Response is a Matter of Time

Written and published by: Ryan Pfund, Occupational Health & Safety Magazine January 1, 2017 In an emergency, the faster the response, the better the outcome. An emergency safety plan that anticipates every work site emergency and improves emergency response time is every facility manager’s and employee’s best protection. It’s difficult to think clearly and logically […]

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REPOST: Nine Safety Tips for Working with Formaldehyde

With the various uses of formaldehyde, eye and skin contact is a potential occurrence, therefore a safety shower or eyewash should be provided. Formaldehyde is just one of many chemical substances that could come in contact with the eyes or body, requiring emergency response equipment to be readily available. by Clare Condon [via EHS Daily […]

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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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OSHA: Potential Risk From Contaminated Water in Non-Compliant Eyewash Stations

Paragraph (c) of OSHA’s Occupational Safety & Health Standards – 29 CFR 1910.151 (Medical services and first aid.) requires “where the eyes or body of any person may be exposed to injurious corrosive materials, suitable facilities for quick drenching or flushing of the eyes and body shall be provided within the work area of immediate emergency use”. […]

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