Q&A: Squeeze bottles as emergency eyewash stations

OSHA Healthcare Connection, January 11, 2011

Q: We are establishing a chemotherapy suite for our practice. Are the portable squeeze bottle eyewash units we already use okay for this new area?

A: Squeeze bottle emergency eyewash stations are usually not compliant because, used alone, they cannot provide the required flush time for exposures found on most MSDSs.

Click here more information on emergency eyewash requirements.

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