Another informative podcast by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
The Importance of Emergency Eyewash and Showers

Anyone who works with hazardous chemicals knows they can work safely and avoid injury if they follow the appropriate safety precautions. However, accidents can happen, and if and when a corrosive chemical gets into your eyes or on your face or body, the first 10 to 15 seconds are the most critical for preventing injury. If the treatment is delayed, even for a few seconds, serious injury may be caused.

That's where emergency showers and eyewash stations come in, providing workers with on-the-spot decontaminaton and the ability to flush hazardous substances away,

This podcast discusses the importance of emergency showers and eyewash stations, and proper procedures in using them.

  • Released: August 5, 2013
  • File Size: 3.25 MB
  • Length: 3:33 minutes

Direct download: FINAL_ENG_Emergency_Eyewash.mp3
Category:Safety Hazards -- posted at: 8:30am EDT

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