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Document ID (ISN)37867
CIS number 82-1163
Year 1981
Convention or series no. ANSI Z358.1-1981
Title American national standard for emergency eyewash and shower equipment
Bibliographic information American National Standards Institute, 1430 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10018, USA, 1981. 24p. Illus.
Abstract This standard (approved 12 June 1981) establishes minimum performance requirements for eyewash and shower equipment for the emergency treatment of the eyes or body of a person who has been exposed to injurious materials. Sections are devoted to: emergency showers; eyewash equipment; eye/face wash equipment; hand-held drench hoses; and combination shower and eyewash and eye/face wash equipment. The section for each type of equipment covers: performance, manufacturer's testing procedures, installation, maintenance and training.
Descriptors (primary) first-aid equipment; eye irrigation; emergency showers; USA
Descriptors (secondary) design of equipment; standard; equipment testing
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization