From: Monona Rossol <actsnyc**At_Symbol_Here**cs.com>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Shower/eye wash stations
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2014 07:38:58 -0500
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
Oops. That's a violation of ANSI Z358. There can't be a door or any other barrier between the potential accident and the eye wash.
Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A., Industrial Hygienist
President: Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety, Inc.
Safety Officer: Local USA829, IATSE
181 Thompson St., #23
New York, NY 10012 212-777-0062
From: Leslie Coop <lcoop**At_Symbol_Here**WILLAMETTE.EDU>
To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
Sent: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 11:44 pm
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Shower/eye wash stations
We have our eye wash/shower units in the halls just outside the teaching labs. A couple of them have the paddle for the eye wash right next to the door into the lab, and they frequently get bumped by students (back packs) entering or leaving the lab, which then alerts campus safety and involves multiple people being alerted that there is not an emergency.
A proposed solution is to move the paddle to the left side of the eye wash. Does anyone know of any reason why that would not be a reasonable solution? There are eye wash stations at each sink inside the labs, but no shower units inside any of the labs.
Leslie Coop, MS, CCHO, CHMM
Chemical Hygiene Officer/ Stockroom Manager
Willamette University - 900 State Str - Salem, Oregon 97301
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