In the workplace, emergency eyewash and showers flush away hazardous chemicals and other contaminants. Accessed quickly enough (and if used for long enough) an eyewash or safety shower can minimise bu...

    HAZCHEM TRAINING: how do you keep an injured worker at the safety shower or eyewash for more than 15 minutes?
    A quick guide to selecting plumbed emergency eyewash stations and showers
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    A quick guide to selecting plumbed emergency eyewash stations and showers

    Emergency decontamination stations must be installed wherever workers are at considerable risk of being injured by chemicals or other hazardous materials. It’s mandatory first aid equipment under WHS ...

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    A risk management approach to installing emergency decontamination equipment
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    A risk management approach to installing emergency decontamination equipment

    Risk management is a process of identifying hazards, then (if they can’t be removed) finding ways to minimise the harm they can cause. At the same time you’re monitoring any safety controls already in...

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    Developing operating procedures for your safety shower and eyewash
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    Developing operating procedures for your safety shower and eyewash

    Purchasing and installing any emergency equipment is only one step in the safety process. You also need to follow up with clear and practical operating procedures  — ie, policies that your workers wil...

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    5 essential considerations before installing a safety shower
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    5 essential considerations before installing a safety shower

    To be effective, emergency decontamination equipment needs to be installed correctly and in a location that will best serve the employees and contractors working in the area. This blog introduces 5 es...

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    Training Workers to use emergency decontamination equipment
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    Training Workers to use emergency decontamination equipment

    Here at STOREMASTA we visit workplaces all over Australia, NZ and South East Asia. And we regularly see fully compliant safety cabinets, chemical stores and emergency decontamination equipment fall in...

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    Deciding where to put your safety shower and eyewash station
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    Deciding where to put your safety shower and eyewash station

    In the workplace, emergency showers and eyewash facilities are used to provide immediate decontamination if workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals, flying particles, or are injured in a fire.

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    HAZCHEM ALERT: choosing an emergency shower
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    HAZCHEM ALERT: choosing an emergency shower

    Emergency showers are used to wash away hazardous chemicals and other contaminants from the head and body of an injured worker.

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    How to keep your emergency eyewash and  shower equipment compliant
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    How to keep your emergency eyewash and  shower equipment compliant

    Now you’ve purchased and installed eyewash facilities and an emergency shower, how are you going to keep the equipment operational and compliant?

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    How to use an eyewash station to treat chemical burns
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    How to use an eyewash station to treat chemical burns

    Irrigating the eyes as soon as possible after a chemical exposure burn is the most critical factor in minimising tissue damage.

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    Do you need an eyewash station at your worksite?
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    Do you need an eyewash station at your worksite?

    Eye injuries in the workplace are very common and occur when chemicals or foreign objects enter the eye area.  

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    Eliminating chemical hazards
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    Eliminating chemical hazards

    You have a duty to provide a safe workplace to your workers as well as keep surrounding properties and the environment safe from harm.

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