Safety is a primary element in any working environment. Emergency showers are designed to generate an immediate jet of water with a sufficient volume to ensure initial cleaning and first aid on parts of the body exposed to harmful substances or excessive heat. Once this has been achieved, the injured person must still receive immediate medical attention.
The showers and emergency devices are designed to be installed close to people working in any potentially hazardous environment, in an easily-accessible place with no obstacles at all.
The situations in which there is a real possibility of accidental contact with harmful substances are, though, more numerous than you think and an initial effective response with an eye-washer or emergency shower can often make a big difference to the severity of the injury received.
The use of emergency showers is strongly recommended in the following industries: chemical, pharmaceutical, petroleum, iron and steel, agriculture, construction, metalworking and food..