Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 03:27:29 +0000
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From: "Wallace, Michele" <MWallace**At_Symbol_Here**COTTONINC.COM>
Subject: safety shower curtain
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Does anyone on the list have experience or information about using curtains on safety showers? 


Recently we had an employee exposure incident that, thankfully, did not turn out to be major, but did not go according to plan.  Employees have requested to have curtains on the showers so they will feel more comfortable using the shower in an emergency – which I know should not be the point.  Someone found a vendor selling a curtain.  I want to address the employee concerns, but I do not want to create unreasonable expectations or more hazards.


Any advice appreciated, because right now I really want to scold someone who should know better.


Michele L. Wallace , NRCC-CHO 

Associate Director, Product Integrity
Phone: 919-678-2417
Email:  MWallace**At_Symbol_Here**


"The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. When in astate of security he does not forget the possibility of ruin. When all is orderly, he does not forget that disorder may come. Thus his person is not endangered, and his States and all their clans are preserved."
- Confucius    Chinese philosopher & reformer (551 BC - 479 BC)


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