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...
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...
When Should I Commit to a Safety Shower Upgrade?

When Should I Commit to a Safety Shower Upgrade?

Ensuring your safety shower is not only up to ANSI standards or is OSHA-compliant – and in the best working condition possible – needs to be your first safety priority while on-site. It may have been working fine in the past but there are many...
Why do I Need a Safety Shower Water Filter?

Why do I Need a Safety Shower Water Filter?

In a previous post, we explained why adding a safety shower water filter, such as our Waterguard™, reduces health risks. In this post, we explain why it also takes the monotonous work out of it, making maintaining the shower a breeze.  Discover the benefits of adding...
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...