Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 12:35:52 -0500
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Subject: Re: More Safety Eyewash and Shower Question

From: "Diane Amell" 
Date: November 10, 2005 12:13:56 PM EST (CA)
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] More Safety Eyewash and Shower Question

 >I do wonder what would happen if there
was no hot water - the water heaters do occasionally go off.

The problem with not using hot water is trying to get someone to stay in
the shower for a minimum of 15 minutes. As we all know, our natural
reaction to having cold is to pull away. Judging from the calls we get
from plumbers, the mixing valves are fairly common. ANSI Z358.1-2004
recommends a lower temperature limit of 60 degrees F to avoid

- Diane Amell, MNOSHA

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