Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2003 11:35:07 +0200
Reply-To: "Brock, Thomas Dr." <tbrock**At_Symbol_Here**BGCHEMIE.DE>
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From: "Brock, Thomas Dr." <tbrock**At_Symbol_Here**BGCHEMIE.DE>
Subject: Re: FW: Eyewashes and showers

Has anybody seen problems caused by microbiological contamination (bacteria,
amoebae) especially in the hot water line?

Dr. Thomas H. Brock
Berufsgenossenschaft der chemischen Industrie
Kurfürsten-Anlage 62
69115 Heidelberg

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Galdenzi [mailto:bill.galdenzi.b**At_Symbol_Here**BAYER.COM]
Sent: Friday, May 30, 2003 4:53 PM
To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] FW: Eyewashes and showers


There are some low cost eye wash stations that have built in "mixing
You would install the hot and cold water lines from the sink.   These units
be ordered from the "Lab Safety" catalogue for example.   My hesitation with
these is if the "mixing valve" fails and you get just hot water.   But I
never really explored this type of unit, so maybe the manufacturer has a
solution to this.

Another way, but more costly, is to install a local mixing valve on the
line itself.   The ones we use are called "Leonards".   They cost about


                      Regina Frasca
                      Sent by: DCHAS-L         Subject:  [DCHAS-L] FW:
Eyewashes and showers
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                      05/29/2003 04:45
                      Please respond to
                      Regina Frasca

Can you assist my colleague?  Please answer him directly

-----Original Message-----
From: Craig Ishida [mailto:cishida**At_Symbol_Here**]
Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2003 11:08 AM
To: CSU Safety List Serve
Subject: Eyewashes and showers

CSU Safety,
Has anyone out there had to install a new eyewash and shower to conform
with the tepid water issue?  I would like info on low budget approaches
to this.

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