Emergency shower & Eyewash are essential to wash off on the spot contamination from accidents. In some jobs or work areas, the hazard may only happening limited to the worker's face and eyes. In this situation, an eyewash station is a device functioned as worker protection. Occasionally the worker may risk part or full body contact with a chemical. Emergency showers and eyewash stations provide on-the-spot decontamination which allows workers to flush away risky substances that can cause injury.
The need of emergency showers and eyewash is based on the chemicals that workers use and the tasks they do in the workplace. KL Lab Supplies provides emergency shower and eyewash with set, or separate by emergency shower or eyewash only. Clients may choose our emergency shower and eyewash set either with or without paddle.
The combination unit of emergency shower and eyewash has the ability to flush any part of the body or entire body. It is the most protective device and useful in situations where a worker who were in extreme pain or shock from an injury which may not be able to follow directions. The first 10 – 15 seconds after exposure to hazardous substance is critical, any delay in treatment may cause serious injury. Emergency showers can also be used to extinguishing clothing fires or for flushing contaminants off clothing.
It is important to know that emergency showers are designed to flush the user's head and body but not used to flush the user's eyes because the water flow could damage the eyes in some instances. Eyewash stations are designed to flush the eye and face area only when emergency happened.