SAFETY HAZARDS in the workplace are a serious liability concern for many companies, your emergency equipment should not be one of them. Many people are unaware of the Dangers related to screw-on or faucet mounted eyewashes.
WHEN ACTIVATING the eyewash there is a potential that the hot water valve could be activated, scalding the user’s eyes. OSHA has indicated that if a potential for the eyes to be scalded exists, a citation is in order.Many screw-on eyewash manufacturers try to avoid this by disabling the hot water supply to the faucet.
Speakman has put together a short presentation which illustrates & explains these dangers in detail.