A new compact gravity-fed portable emergency eyewash station has been introduced by Enware Australia . The portable eyewash station provides critical quick response to help prevent permanent injury.
The 34-litre capacity HAWS7501 portable eyewash station provides a full 15 minutes of flow to help prevent permanent injury to eyes exposed to hazardous substances. Finished in a safety green and vibrant orange for easy identification, the new model features a centrally located ergonomic handle to maximise portability. A new filler inlet is also located to optimise servicing and refilling.
The new HAWS7501 portable eyewash station joins an extensive range of Enware Australia’s emergency shower and eyewash equipment. Portable eyewash station provides compliant solutions required under ANSI Z 358.1-2004 and AS4775-2007 for industrial and commercial use, where workers may be exposed to hazardous chemicals and other injurious substances.
The portable eyewash station is made from durable green high-density polyethylene with an orange fold-down arm for easy identification. Folding down the arm activates water flow and leaves hands free to hold open eyelids for a more effective flush. Folding it up protects spray outlets from dust, grime and damage encountered in indoor and outdoor use. A wide filler opening with threaded cap permits easy inspection, cleaning and filling. Using the HAWS9082 bacteriostatic preservative allows storage of water for up to six months.
Enware Australia’s managing director, Paul Degnan, said that emergency eyewash and shower equipment must be handily located in case of accidents. Emergency eyewash station is highly portable and comes with a wall mounting bracket. Placing eyewash equipment near workplace hazard locations is a good risk management practice. In the event where a hazardous substance makes contact with the human eye, damage to sensitive tissue can be immediate and therefore response time is critical. In certain cases, the only hope to reduce the severity of injury and reduce the time and treatment required for recovery is by utilising emergency eyewash and shower facilities.
Degnan further added that with the wide variety of strong acid, caustic, paints, poisons, petrochemical and hazardous solutions in use throughout industry, it is an important risk management design consideration to ensure that emergency eyewash and shower equipment is both compliant with the relevant standards and installed in accordance with those standards.
Enware Australia’s portable, wall and pedestal-mounted eye/face wash equipment is part of an extensive range of Enware emergency shower and decontamination technology. Portable, wall and pedestal-mounted eye/face wash equipment are manufactured in Australia to comply with strict regulations covering workplace safety.