ANSI Timeline for Worker Safety: 100 Years of Safety Standards

ANSI Timeline for Worker Safety: 100 Years of Safety Standards

ANSI just surpassed 100 years since its inception. Before the name change, ANSI (American National Standards Institute) was the American Engineering Standards Committee (AESC). However, it wasn’t until 1919 that AESC approved its first standard on pipe threads....
Which Pharmaceutical Safety Shower/Eyewash Stations Work Best?

Which Pharmaceutical Safety Shower/Eyewash Stations Work Best?

Workers in the pharmaceutical industry face different challenges than those who work in construction or mining. For instance, they have an increased risk of a chemical accident and needing emergency treatment. However, they have limited space, as opposed to someone...
It’s Oil Refinery Turnaround Season – Are You Ready?

It’s Oil Refinery Turnaround Season – Are You Ready?

Twice a year, spring and fall, oil refineries go through a turnaround (a planned break in production) that allows for contractors to come in and perform scheduled maintenance on equipment and operations. The effects of a oil refinery turnaround can make a difference...
8 Vital Features to Consider when Choosing a Safety Shower Trailer

8 Vital Features to Consider when Choosing a Safety Shower Trailer

Is this your situation? Your workers on a construction site need a safety shower system that can travel with them on different job sites. Many safety shower trailers on the market today are merely converted cargo trailers with wood structures. Be aware of the things...
Why Do I Still Need to Maintain a Safety Shower Recirculating System?

Why Do I Still Need to Maintain a Safety Shower Recirculating System?

Emergencies happen, even if you take the best precautions. Facilities that work with caustic materials put workers at a greater risk of accidents than, say, an office building. Ensuring you have a reliable, industrial safety shower is imperative, and if you have a...
The Difference Between an Electric and Safety Shower Pneumatic Pump

The Difference Between an Electric and Safety Shower Pneumatic Pump

Accidents happen – and when they do, workers need to know treatment is readily available. ANSI-compliant safety shower/eyewash stations assure workers they’re safe and protected in the event of an emergency. Depending on what type of environment you work in, your...