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....
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...
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...
What Safety Shower Accessories Do I Need?

What Safety Shower Accessories Do I Need?

Choosing the right safety shower is imperative to ensuring your workers are protected and have as much privacy as they need, should a chemical accident occur. When deciding which safety shower, you need, consider the types of safety shower accessories that would best...
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...

Eight Ways to Reduce Safety Shower Maintenance

Eight Ways to Reduce Safety Shower Maintenance The #1 Customer Request: Reduce On-Site Maintenance Let’s face it: Safety shower maintenance is a never-ending drain on corporate resources. Staying compliant with weekly shower checks, ongoing maintenance, and constant...