EMERGENCY EYEWASH AND SHOWER EQUIPMENT COMPLIANCE
Published by International Safety Equipment Association, ANSI/ISEA Z358.1 establishes minimum performance and use requirements for eyewash and shower equipment.
SIGNIFICANT REQUIREMENTS FOR SIMULTANEOUS USE INCLUDE:
- Eyewash must deliver a minimum of flushing fluid at 0.4 gallons per minute (1.5 LPM) or 3 gallons per minute (11.4 LPM) for an eye/face wash
- Drench shower must deliver a minimum of 20 gallons of water per minute (75.7 LPM)
- Must be capable of simultaneous use
- Must deliver tepid flushing fluid, defined as 60o - 100oF (16- 38℃)