Emergency Eyewash Stations in 10 Steps

Emergency Eyewash Station

In work areas where dangerous chemicals are present, emergency eyewash stations are necessary first aid equipment. According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), after a chemical exposure occurs, the first 10 to 15 seconds are critical. If a person doesn’t receive first aid right away, injuries can quickly result. OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.151(c) states that if corrosive materials that could cause injury are present, appropriate equipment for flushing the eyes must …

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