Articles by Casey Hayes

The ultimate emergency shower…never has to be used

May 30, 2012

Most emergency shower and eye/face wash installations across North America do not comply with signifi cant code provisions, even though the most recent ANSI Z358.1 Standard released in 2009. Exposure to risks associated with non-compliance increase significantly for companies that have not yet upgraded their emergency eyewashes and showers.

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The emergency shower is set up... now what?

May 4, 2012
Most emergency shower and eye/face wash installations across North America do not comply with significant code provisions, even though the most recent ANSI Z358.1 Standard was released in 2009.

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Minimize pain and suffering

Be proactive: Conduct emergency shower drills
January 4, 2012
No one plans on being involved in an industrial accident, it just happens.

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Get a good night’s sleep

Maintain your emergency equipment
October 1, 2011
What keeps you up at night? 

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Not too hot, Not too cold

Reverse tempering cools emergency showers & eyewashes
August 3, 2011
You can make a strong case that the invention of the emergency shower and eyewash is among the great advancements in industrial employee safety in the past 60 years.

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Eye irrigation advancements

June 1, 2011
Every year thousands of eye injuries occur in the workplace. Throughout the past few years, stringent regulation and an ever-growing concern for the health and well-being of employees has brought advancements in processes, safety procedures, and first aid protocols to treat the injured.
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How to select an emergency eyewash or eye/face wash

October 1, 2010
The following information is aimed at developing a logical thought process that comprehends many of the circumstances and alternatives of your specific eyewash and/or eye/face wash applications.
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Not too hot, not too cold

August 5, 2010
While much attention has been paid to tempered water not nearly as much has focused on reverse tempering.
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Hit the showers

March 15, 2010
Choosing the right combination emergency shower and eye/face wash is a matter of knowing your risks, requirements and budget.
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Emergency showers & eyewashes

August 5, 2009
Here are five general things you should consider when specifying and installing emergency showers and eyewashes.
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