[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 […]
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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 […]
Are you providing tepid water to your emergency equipment?
Per the ANSI Standard, all eyewashes, eye/face washes and combination units MUST deliver tepid flushing fluid between 60°F and 100°F (16°C-38°C). Are you providing tepid water in your facility? Webinar Invitation: Well-Tempered: Your Complete Guide to Tempered Water PRESENTER: Billy Wing, Haws Integrated™ Senior Project Engineer DATE: Thursday, December 17th TIME: 10am-11am PT/1pm-2pm ET Take advantage […]
NEW On-Demand Webinar: Standardized Tempered Water Solutions
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Haws Integrated is now offering standardized tempered water products that provide immediate access to complete safety systems with advanced ANSI compliance and certifications. The new Performance Series is a standardized lineup of their robust tepid water system offering price and resource efficient solutions for emergency eyewashes and/or shower units. Performance Series models (8710, 8720, 8730, 8760, 8780, 8785) are […]
FAQ: Tepid Water for Emergency Showers & Eyewashes
Below are some frequently asked questions regarding the ANSI Z358.1-2014 requirement of providing tepid water to your emergency showers and eyewashes. Tepid water is defined as flushing fluid between 60°F- 100°F (16°C- 38°C). 1. If the area is typically 70°F (21°C), is the use of a 300 gallon storage tank an acceptable means of providing […]
FREE ANSI Webinar: Your Complete Guide to Tepid Water
Webinar Invitation: Well-Tempered: Your Complete Guide to Tempered Water PRESENTER: Billy Wing, Haws Integrated™ Senior Project Engineer DATE: Thursday, August 20th TIME: 10am-11am PT/1pm-2pm ET Take advantage now by registering. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) introduced tepid water as an emergency wash requirement in 1998 and updated the required water temperature range in the 2009 […]
FREE Webinar: Your Simplified Guide to ANSI Z358.1-2014
Did you know ISEA (International Safety Equipment Association) released an update to the ANSI Z358.1 Standard for emergency showers and eyewashes this past January? Are your emergency showers and eyewashes compliant with this most recent 2014 revision? If you are unsure or would simply like to review the changes from the 2009 standard to the […]
Antsy About ANSI?
Specific conditions in cold-weather climates can increase the risk of cold-temp related injuries, including hypothermia, which can affect a person even when land temperatures are above freezing or water temperatures are below 98.6°F/37°C. While the ANSI Z358.1 Standard outlines suitable water temperatures as tepid – with a defined range of 60 to 100°F/15.5 to 37.77°C – and requires […]