Eyewash Fast Facts: Eyewash Station Inspection Frequency 

How Often Should Eyewash Stations Be Checked?
Weekly. 

While individual owners’ manuals of specific equipment should be checked for additional guidelines,
ANSI protocol requires devices to be inspected, tested, and the results recorded weekly

Employee safety is an important responsibility that extends beyond simply having the right equipment in place. When an accident happens, the right equipment must operate properly in order to provide the type of emergency treatment capable of avoiding serious injury.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) refers employers to The American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) standard Z358.1 specifically to address minimum selection, installation, operation, and maintenance requirements. The key components of ANSI Z358.1 for eyewash maintenance include:

Weekly Checklist

Major eyewash manufacturers will provide an inspection tag with each unit. That tag should be initialed and dated to verify an inspection has occurred. Inspections should ensure the following:

  • Safety equipment is installed within 10 seconds from the hazard.
  • The pathway to the eyewash station is on the same plane and free from obstruction.
  • The eye wash station should be activated to verify proper operation (per ANSI Z358.1) and to clear any sediment accumulation. Allow the unit to run for 1-3 minutes during this phase.
  • Self-contained stations should be checked to determine whether the flushing fluid needs to be checked or supplemented.

  • Eyewash safety stations do not suffer from broken or missing parts.
  • The equipment is protected against freezing.

  • The eyewash station user is protected against scalding water.

Helpful Hints

  • Know where the drains are - Often a bucket or tray must be used under the unit’s drain to collect the water.
  • Have a roll of paper towels on hand - water leakage and splashing can occur during the inspection.
  • A larger tray may be needed during the inspection of eyewash stations that pull down from the wall in order to activate.

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Portable Eyewash Starter Kit, EWDS19-921KIT
Portable Eyewash Starter Kit, EWDS19-921KIT

Portable Eyewash Starter Kit, EWDS19-921KIT

$308.99
Eyewash Direct's exclusive Portable Eyewash Starter Kit, EWDS19-921KIT comes with everything you need to be fully complaint in terms of a portable eyewash station. This kit includes our top selling portable unit - the Bradley S19-921 Gravity Fed Portable Eyewash (plus wall-mounting bracket, universal identification sign and inspection tag). The ESDS19-921KIT includes two bottles of the Haws 9082 bacteriostatic water preservative. One 5oz bottle treats 5-20 gallons of water and will preserve your portable eye wash unit for up to 90 days. Lastly, this all-in-one starter pack comes complete with Bradley's S19-949 refill kit containing a replacement cap, nine foam liners and an inspection tag. The EWDS19-921KIT contains all of the products in a single box and typically ships in a single business day.

(1) Bradley S19-921 Gravity Fed Portable Eye Wash Station w/ Clear Tank
(2) Haws 9082 Eyewash Preservative 5oz Bottles
(1) Wall-Mounting Bracket
(1) Universal Identification Sign
(2) Inspection Tags
(2) Replacement Caps
(12) Foam Liners

High Visibility Yellow Self Contained 7 Gallon Tank Is Transparent For Visibility Of Water Quality And Fill Levels, Light Weight Unit Allows For Portability From One Location To Another, Includes Safety Sign And Inspection Tag. Can be used in conjunction with optional Eyewash Waste Cart S19-399 to enable easy portability.

  • Complies with American National Standard Z358.1-2009
  • Includes Wall-Mounting Bracket, Universal Identification Sign, and Inspection Tag
  • Full, One-Year Warranty - Water Preservative Not Included


Construction
Refillable eyewash tank fills to 7 gallons. Weighs 60 lbs. filled and 3.5 lbs. empty.

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Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mounted Emergency Eye Wash Station
Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mounted Emergency Eye Wash Station
Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mounted Emergency Eye Wash Station
Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mounted Emergency Eye Wash Station
Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mounted Emergency Eye Wash Station
Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mounted Emergency Eye Wash Station
Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mounted Emergency Eye Wash Station
Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mounted Emergency Eye Wash Station
Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mounted Emergency Eye Wash Station
Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mounted Emergency Eye Wash Station
Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mounted Emergency Eye Wash Station

Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mounted Emergency Eye Wash Station

$73.50

The Bradley S19-200B Faucet Mount Eyewash Station is a lower-cost option for bringing easy, one-step activation eye washing to your faucet. Featuring a universal mount for both standard and gooseneck faucets, the S19-200B unit comes with two adapters to convert the standard thread to fit faucets with 15⁄16" x 27 thread (female) and 13⁄16" x 27 thread (female). Provide safe, steady water flow under varying water supply conditions from 30–90 PSI (assured by integral flow control) through the Bradley S19-200B. This unit has a durable chrome-plated brass sprayhead assembly with twin soft-flow eyewash heads and highly visible yellow plastic protective covers. To eliminate the risk of scalding eyes during use, it is recommended that hot water supply to the faucet be disconnected or that tempered water be provided. Fitting Size 55/64 In.-27 Female, Head Dia. 1-1/2 In.Width 7-5/8 In., Depth 4 In., Height 5-1/4 In., Standards ANSI Z358.1, Eyewash Does Not Include Faucet.

  • Hand Activation
  • Eyewash Sprayhead
  • Faucet Mount
  • Meets ANSI Standard Z358.1


From the Manufacturer:
Safety Eyewash. Faucet Mounting. Chrome Plated Brass Pipe & Fittings for Bright, Mirror Finish. Hand Activated. Adapters Include: 55/64in. x 27 Thread (Male), 15/16in. and 13/16in. x 27 Thread (Female). Chrome Plated Brass Eyewash. Universal Identification Sign and Inspection Tag Included. Complies with ANSI Standard Z358.1 When Installed and Used Properly. Manufacturer's Limited Warranty.

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