How To maintain A Eyewash Station Guide 2018

By | January 5, 2018

How to maintenance your gravity fed eyewash station.
Start by removing the tag at the top of the eyewash station
Then remove the cap.
Tag and cap shown in photo.

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Now you are ready to drain the eyewash station.
Make sure you have a bucket under the eyewash station.
And open the tray to drain it.
As shown in photo.

You will need more than one bucket to drain the eyewash station.
As most gravity fed eyewash stations hold over 16 gallons of water.
If you have two buckets that will be good.
Empty one bucket as the other one fills.
Once you have completely drained it.
Remove it from the wall.
Now you need to rinse it relay good with hot water.
If you can use a hot power washer would be good.
Or hot water from a water heater will also work.
As you rinse it out have the eyewash tray open.
To rinse out the eyewash station distributors.
Make sure none of the distributors are clogged.
On some eyewash stations you can remove the distributors.
If your distributors are removable better to remove them to clean it better.
Now you Can rehang the eyewash station on the wall.
Next you need to add the eyewash preservative.
As shown in photo.

After you add the eyewash preservative to the eyewash station.
You can add distilled water to the eye wash station fill it to the full level.
This case it calls for 16 gallons of distilled water.
Once you have added the water you are ready to put the cap back on the top of the eyewash station.
Then sign and date the tag and install the tag back on the cap.
Your eyewash station is complete and ready for use.
If your eyewash station does not get use it will not need to be re service for 90 days.

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