Employees working near, or in the presence of, strong acid and alkali chemicals are at an increased risk of coming into direct contact with them. Consequences can range from minor eye and skin irritation to serious injury, including severe burns and blindness. Because of this, OSHA requires employers to provide suitable facilities, such as emergency showers and eyewash stations, for immediate employee use while at work.
This online Emergency Eyewash & Shower Use course is designed to identify the use of emergency eye washes and showers and ways to ensure quick access to them.
After completing this course, learners should have an understanding of:
- The purpose of emergency eye washes & showers and how to use them
- The type of temperature of the flushing fluid used withing the emergency eyewashes and showers.
- Ways to identify and ensure immediate access and use of the stations