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Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

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CCOHS produces monthly podcasts on a wide variety of topics related to workplace health and safety. Each episode is designed to keep you current with information, tips and insights into the health, safety and well-being of working Canadians. Best of all, they’re FREE! Take a listen to an episode of Health and Safety To Go! You can download the audio segment to your computer or MP3 player and listen to it at your own convenience . . . or on the go!


The Importance of Emergency Eyewash and Showers

August 5th, 2013

Episode 97 of 183 episodes

Anyone who works with hazardous chemicals knows they can work safely and avoid injury if they follow the appropriate safety precautions. However, accidents can happen, and if and when a corrosive chemical gets into your eyes or on your face or body, the first 10 to 15 seconds are the most critical for preventing injury. If the treatment is delayed, even for a few seconds, serious injury may be caused. That's where emergency showers and eyewash stations come in, providing workers with on-the-spot decontaminaton and the ability to flush hazardous substances away, This podcast discusses the importance of emergency showers and eyewash stations, and proper procedures in using them. Released: August 5, 2013 File Size: 3.25 MB Length: 3:33 minutes

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