Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 14:18:51 -0800
Reply-To: Larry Gibbs <lgibbs**At_Symbol_Here**STANFORD.EDU>
Sender: DCHAS-L Discussion List <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU>
From: Larry Gibbs <lgibbs**At_Symbol_Here**STANFORD.EDU>
Subject: Re: Water Quality and Activation Frequency of Emergency Eyewash
Safety Shower Equipment
Comments: To: "Larry D. McLouth"
In-Reply-To: <3FCE4992.A29F4FCE**At_Symbol_Here**>

For water quality, are you speaking about testing the potability of the
water, or for other purposes, such as research use?

CalOSHA has adopted a version of the ANSI Z 358.1, which, after much input
by a number of larger Emergency Eyewash/shower users allows for other than
weekly activation if some other programmatic approach and procedure is in

Larry Gibbs

At 12:37 PM 12/3/2003 -0800, Larry D. McLouth wrote:
>Has anyone ever conducted any water quality testing (especially for
>microbes)?  Would you be so kind as to tell me what
>analytes/genera/species you test for?
>Also curious about the activation frequency of your equipment.  ANSI Z
>358.1 recommends weekly (a tall order).  What do you do?  If less often
>than weekly do you have some sort of rationale or justification for

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