Accidents Happen and Safety Showers Need to be Found
Emergency shower signs help employees to find this important equipment in emergency situations. Time is of the essence when a person needs to use an emergency shower, and injuries could be severe.
Immediately Locating Safety Equipment
Because of our involvement with writing the ISO standards for safety signs, we understand how safety equipment location sign systems are meant to be designed and installed.
Picture the risk situation you’re trying to address. The need to find an emergency shower can occur anywhere toxic or corrosive liquids or substances are used in your facility. The optimum situation is that the emergency shower is situated where everyone in every corner of those areas can see the shower, or see the sign mounted above it. But obstacles, partitions, posts and corners in rooms exist. So the best safety practice is as follows:
- Post an emergency shower sign above the actual equipment.
- Then, install directional versions of the same sign (which point towards the direction to the equipment) wherever people cannot actually see the emergency shower or the “above-the-equipment” sign.
We carry all the variations you need for each of these types of signs.
OSHA Rules on Emergency Showers
The OSHA regulation for emergency shower signs reads as follows:
1910.151 C Where the eyes or body of any person may be exposed to injurious corrosive materials, suitable facilities for quick drenching or flushing of the eyes and body shall be provided within the work area for immediate emergency use.