Location: Install drench hose within 10 seconds (approximately 55 feet) of hazard, on the same level as hazard and with unobstructed travel path. Where strong acids or caustics are being handled, emergency drench hose should be located adjacent to the hazard, and an appropriate professional should be consulted for advice on the proper distance.
Identification: Identify drench hose location with highly visible sign. Area around drench hose shall be well-lit.
Water Temperature: Water delivered by drench hose shall be tepid (60-100°F).
Training: Instruct all employees in the location and proper use of emergency drench hose.
Maintenance/Inspection: Activate plumbed drench hose at least weekly. Inspect all emergency eye drench hose annually for compliance with standard.