Keep An Eye on Safety With Ace’s Eyewash Stations
Eyewash stations are designed to help people who have been exposed to harmful substances or chemicals that may have come in contact with their eyes. In the event of an accident, proper eyewash station management can mean the difference between a minor or no injury and a severe one. That’s why having an eyewash station properly installed and managed in your facility is essential to the safety and well-being of your employees.
Why You Need Eyewash Stations in Your Facility
The main reason you need eyewash stations in your business or facility? It’s required. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to comply with certain regulations to protect their employees and keep them safe, eyewash stations are often included. Besides being in compliance with federal regulations, Eyewash stations help to minimize or prevent eye injuries and other health hazards. Besides being in compliance with federal regulations, eyewash stations ensure:
Your Employees are Protected
Accidents can happen at any time, and having an eyewash station on hand can help to minimize the impact of harmful substances on the eyes, potentially reducing the severity of any injuries. Additionally, providing eyewash stations in the workplace demonstrates a commitment to employee safety and well-being, which can help to increase employee satisfaction, retention, and productivity.
First Aid is Provided Immediately
In the event of an eye injury or exposure to harmful substances, having an eyewash station readily available can help to quickly respond to the situation, potentially reducing the severity of the injury and promoting faster healing. eyes, potentially reducing the severity of any injuries.
Further Damage is Prevented
When harmful substances come into contact with the eyes, immediate and thorough flushing is necessary to prevent further damage. The longer the substance remains in the eye, the greater the risk of injury. Eyewash stations can help to quickly and effectively flush out harmful substances, reducing the risk of further damage to the eyes.yes, potentially reducing the severity of any injuries.
Ace Your Eyewash Program
When you have an Eyewash station maintained by Ace First Aid, you have to do three very important things: sit back, relax, and let Ace handle it.
After initial installation and answering any questions you may have about the use of the station, your dedicated Service Representative will inspect your eyewash station to ensure it meets all the required standards.
It is important to drain and replace the water in your eyewash station on a regular basis. Stagnant water can become a breeding ground for bacteria, viruses, and other harmful microorganisms. If the water in the eyewash station is not properly maintained, it can lead to eye infections, skin irritations, and other health problems for employees who use it.
Every 90 days, the water solution will be drained and replaced with a preservative. Once the eyewash station is verified operational and compliant, you are now ready for any eyewash emergency.
If the eyewash station is activated due to an emergency between the 90-day replacements, give us a call right away! We will come out to your facility to service the eyewash station within one business day.
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