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Hazard & Location Checklist

The workplace is filled with hazards, so chances are your place of work has some hazardous areas that require the proper Eyewash flushing station. Emergency Eyewash equipment is needed in areas where corrosive, chemical, bloodborne pathogens, or particulate hazards may be present. MSDS should always be referenced to determine the correct flushing requirements for chemicals used in the workplace. For more information regarding OSHA’s Eyewash regulations and the ANSI Z358.1-2009 standard, please read our compliance guide here. The following checklists are provided for reference purposes only and are not meant to be exhaustive, however, they should provide a good starting point to ensure that your are protecting your workers.


Common Industries
• Healthcare
• Industrial
• Education
• Construction
• Agriculture
• Wastewater Treatment


• Hospitality
• Retail
• Laboratories
• Food Processing 
• Paper Mills
• Automotive
• Mining
• Trades
• Aerospace
• Refineries
• Gov’t
• Utilities
Common Hazards
• Particulates such as Dust, Dirt, Wood Chips, Sand, Powder, Salt, Cardboard
• Metal Shavings, Concrete, Cement Chips, Filings
• Smoke, Flammable, or Poisonous Gasses
• Pesticides, Insecticides, Herbicides, Fumigants
• Solvents, Stains, Paints, Paint Thinner, Acetone
• Bloodborne Pathogens; Blood, Bodily Fluids, Remains
• Caustic Water Treatment Chemicals


• Gasoline, Diesel Fuel, Cleaning Solvents, Anti-Freeze
• Laboratory Chemicals
• Bleach, Chlorine, Ammonia
• Battery Acid, Starter Fluid, Oils, Hydraulic Fluid
• Bacteria, Germs, Biohazards
• Glass
• Acids, Bases, Solvents, Lime
• Flammable Liquids
Common Eyewash Location Checklist

• Battery Charging Stations    
• Boiler Room
• Buildings and Grounds 
• Carpenter Shop
• Chemical Dispensing Areas 
• Chemical Storage
• Dip Tanks 
• Doctors/Dentist Office
• Dusty Areas 
• Fuel Storage


• Grinding 
• HVAC Shop
• Housekeeping/Janitor Closets
• Kitchens
• Laboratories
• Laundry
• Loading Dock
• Machine Shop
• Nurses Office/First Aid

• Maintenance Shop
• Paint Shop
• Pharmacy
• Quality Control 
• Research & Development
• Shipping/Receiving 
• Spraying Operations
• Sanitizing Areas
• Welding Shop

Common Hospital Location Checklist

• Battery Charging Stations   
• Blood Bank  
• Boiler Room
• Buildings & Grounds
• Carpenter's Shop/Maintenance Shop  
• Chemotherapy     
• Cytology
• Dialysis Patient Areas/Prep Room
• Dialysis Wastewater Treatment
• Endoscopy
• Emergency Room

• Hematology
• Histology
• HVAC Shop
• ICU
• Janitors/Houskeeping Closets
• Kitchen
• Laboratory
• Laundry
• Loading Dock 
• Machine Shop
• Microbiology

• Morgue
• Nuclear Med
• Nurses Station-1 Per Floor/Wing
• Paint Shop
• Pathology
• Pharmacy  
• Radiology-Film Processing
• Soiled Utility Areas
• Sterile Processing