Safety

Ask the expert: Locker room showers for emergency exposures

OSHA Healthcare Connection, August 16, 2011

Q: Is it okay to use locker room showers in our ambulatory surgery center for eye exposures to chemicals?

A: It is not compliant to use locker showers in place of emergency eyewash stations for chemical exposures to the eyes.

Click here for more of an explanation, including the OSHA link for documentation.
 

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