Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 08:35:27 EST
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From: Jim Kaufman <Labsafe**At_Symbol_Here**AOL.COM>
Subject: Re: DCHAS-L Digest - 23 Nov 2005 to 26 Nov 2005 (#2005-130)
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Thirty seconds is probably too long since the ANSI Z-358.1 standard 
recommends ten seconds.

In a message dated 11/27/2005 12:00:49 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
LISTSERV**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU writes:

> Date:   Fri, 25 Nov 2005 17:45:36 EST
> From:   CIHSHOO**At_Symbol_Here**AOL.COM
> Subject: Re: [CSHEMA-L] safety shower location
> There are numerous rules regarding distance, obstructions etc.   I prefer a 
> simpleir test method, take a healthy young volunteer who works in the  lab.  
> Familiarize them with the locations of the fountains.  Place  them in a 
> bench 
> position in which they may work and be exposed to eye  hazards.  Blindfold 
> them.   Tell them to find their way to the  shower in 30 seconds or less.  
> If they 
> fail this test evaluate the  positioning of the shower.

                               James A. Kaufman, Ph.D.
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