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....
When do I Need a Gravity-Fed Emergency Shower?

When do I Need a Gravity-Fed Emergency Shower?

A safety shower enables accident victims to get needed treatment after chemical or other hazardous exposure. Different environments call for different showers. What works for one company may not work for another. A question often asked is “Do I need a gravity-fed...
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...
Waterguard™ – What Does Silver Nitrate Filtrate and Not Filtrate?

Waterguard™ – What Does Silver Nitrate Filtrate and Not Filtrate?

Waterguard is one of the best ways to keep safety shower fluid from being contaminated by harmful bacteria and protecting accident victims. The secret ingredient is active silver nitrate that’s specially designed to destroy bacteria, such as Legionella, E. coli, and...
Wood Versus Steel: Differences between Safety Shower Construction

Wood Versus Steel: Differences between Safety Shower Construction

When seconds count, police are minutes away. When a chemical accident occurs, safety showers are seconds away; however, just how reliable are they? Wood or fiberglass constructed showers don’t last nearly as long as strong steel. Your workers deserve the best in...
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...