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Testing Your Emergency Showers and Eyewashes Isn’t Just an Annual Thing

[via OH&S] With OSHA fine increases of 80 percent taking effect in August 2016, violations for inappropriate or inadequate eyewash and shower equipment have resulted in penalties above $100,000. By Samantha Hoch Oct 01, 2017 The standard guiding the placement, functionality, and maintenance requirements for emergency showers and eyewashes is ANSI/ISEA Z358.1, which was last […]

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ANSI Site Survey Helps Leading Chemical Producer Meet Safety Standards

BACKGROUND Assuring chemical products are disposed of safely, with human health and environment in mind, should be high priority for any chemical manufacturer. As one of the leading producers of olefin and polyolefin, a U.S. plant makes conducting business in a safe, injury free, and environmentally responsible manner more than just a way of doing business, but also […]

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ANSI Z358.1 DEBATE: “1-Touch” vs. “1-Second” Activation

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 this, the myth […]

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FREE WEBINAR: New ANSI Z358.1-2014 Revisions

Your Simplified Guide to ANSI Z358.1-2014 DATE: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 TIME: 10:00-11:00a PT/ 1:00-2:00p ET The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) introduced an update to the ANSI Z358.1 Standard for Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment in January 2015. REGISTER NOW for the “Your Simplified Guide to ANSI Z358.1-2014” webinar to gain insightful knowledge and receive […]

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