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Emergency eyewash station & safety shower training: keep your staff safe image

Emergency eyewash station & safety shower training: keep your staff safe

10 January 2018

Your staff need to be properly trained when it comes to emergency equipment like safety showers and eyewash stations, but getting them interested in Health and Safety can be a challenge. We look at how you can shake up your essential training, get employees on board, and remain HSE compliant at the same tiime.

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Your Guide To Eyewash Station & Safety Shower Regulations

20 November 2017

You'd think that, given the importance of safety showers and eye wash stations, there would be a single body of regulations that you could consult for guidance - but there are in fact several. In this article, we'll look at the different regulatory documents and explain them in simple terms.

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User Guide: How To Use An Emergency Eye Wash Station

26 October 2017

Emergency eyewash stations are essential in any working environment that involves the use of hazardous chemicals. When used properly, they can help prevent permanent injury, scarring, and even blindness. This simple, printable guide can be distributed among your colleagues to help them learn how to use an emergency eye wash unit the correct way.

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How To Maintain & Clean Your Emergency Eyewash Stations

24 October 2017

Regular maintenance is essential for eye wash stations. Failure to maintain your stations can cause them to break down or become contaminated - they could even end up doing more harm than good. In this handy guide, we'll explain why eyewash maintenance is so important, and show you how to keep them clean and ready for use in an emergency.

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Installing Safety Showers In Your Workplace: A How-To Guide

2 October 2017

At Safety-Eyewash.co.uk, we've spoken a lot about the importance of emergency decontamination showers - but how do you go about actually installing them? In this simple step-by-step guide, you'll find out everything you need to know about installing a safety shower (or multiple showers) in your workplace, including ceiling-mounted, wall-mounted and freestanding designs.

 

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The Correct Way To Use A Safety Shower In An Emergency

2 October 2017

Thankfully, workplace accidents involving chemicals are rare, and with any luck, you'll never have to use a decontamination shower. That said, it's important to know the procedures and best practices in case the unthinkable should happen. Read on to find out why safety showers are so important and how to use them effectively.

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A Simple Guide To Installing An Emergency Eyewash Station

18 September 2017

If you've recently purchased an eyewash station but you're not quite sure how to go about installing it, then fear not: this useful guide will tell you how it's done. We'll cover both wall-mounted and freestanding eye wash units, with comprehensive fitting instructions written in plain English - no need to call in a plumber.

 

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Emergency Drench Showers: The Ultimate User's Guide

25 July 2017

If you're considering purchasing an emergency drench shower, then read our handy guide to find out what they're for, what they're made of, and how they're used. We've also included a list of substances that can necessitate an emergency shower, as well as the different sorts of workplace that should consider installing them.

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Your Guide To The ANSI Z358.1 Safety Shower & Eye Wash Regulations

7 July 2017

The ANSI Z358.1 regulations don't just cover the way safety equipment is designed and constructed, but also how it is installed, used and maintained. As a result, you as the end user must take steps to ensure that your equipment is compliant. If this sounds a little intimidating, don't worry; our handy guide will tell you everything you need to know.

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