THE EUROPEAN STANDARD ON SAFETY SHOWERS
In all factories and laboratories, employees are exposed every day to potential hazards that can harm their health, the European standard requires that these places are equipped with first aid equipment such as safety showers. In some industries, such as biochemicals, employees are exposed to serious hazards. The installation of a safety shower makes it possible to decontaminate as quickly as possible the employees victims of an accidental projection of toxic chemicals, and this thanks to a system of water jet (of a minimum flow of 60 liters per minute).
THE SAFETY SHOWER FOR MORE COMFORT AND SAFETY AT WORK
Hygiene and safety are part of the obligations of the labor code. When certain employees are exposed to greater risks, the installation of first aid equipment is mandatory. The installation of a safety shower is often necessary. The purpose of this equipment is not to treat but to minimize the impact of an accident, such as rinsing off in the event of the projection of a harmful chemical liquid. It is essential that the showers be installed in easily accessible places and that they be indicated by a sign. It is also advisable that someone within the company is qualified to intervene and perform the proper care in case of an accident.
A RANGE OF PORTABLE SAFETY SHOWERS
In some cases, the victim is not able to move from the accident site. This is why there is the portable safety shower. This portable shower works like a fire extinguisher. The difference, of course, is its contents. The portable safety shower contains water and sanitizer. It is an ideal emergency equipment in case of emergency or when it is not possible to connect a fixed safety shower. All these products can be seen on one site. Other articles on employee safety at work are also available online on the site.