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Safety Equipment on College Campuses

By: Joanne Benz, Haws Injuries caused during a chemical spill back in 2016 at Sacramento State College set off an alarm with officials at the California State Auditor’s office.  The California State University Chancellor’s Office claimed that it does not consider itself as an oversight entity responsible for health and safety, but instead provides guidance, […]

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ANSI Z358.1 | Safety

Six Sigma and Safety: Using Data to Improve Outcomes

Six Sigma is a set of tools and processes designed to reduce defects and improve processes. Introduced by Bill Smith from Motorola in 1986, the Six Sigma system has since been adopted by large publicly traded companies like GE, Amazon, Bank of America, 3M, and more. A significant portion of Six Sigma practices are designed around reducing […]

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ANSI Z358.1 | Safety

Creating a ‘Comfort Zone’ for Emergency Equipment Water Temperature

[via OH&S Magazine May 2018 Issue] Creating a “Comfort Zone” for Emergency Equipment Water Temperature By: Samantha Hoch, Product Marketing Specialist at Haws® Tempered water has been a hot topic of late, but just as many installations need cooling of high-temperature supply water. Moving water transfers heat, either increasing the temperatures of the objects it […]

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Hydration | News and Events | Safety

Evaluate the Safety of the Water You Consume During Poison Prevention Week

From the water we drink to the air we breathe, the abundance of toxins in our environment is overwhelming. We all need to take the time to become more aware of how the things we consume affect us, and that is exactly the mission of National Poison Prevention Week. This is an opportunity to highlight […]

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ANSI Z358.1 | News and Events | Safety

Haws Satisfies Total Customer Solution with Addition of Haws® Services

Haws is excited to announce the acquisition of Zevado™, Haws’ former third-party service provider. Introducing Haws Services, a warranty and field service provider for emergency shower and eyewash products of all brands to ensure equipment is compliant and functioning properly. This new offering includes: • Factory trained and certified Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) • Remote […]

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Hydration | Safety

HAWS 2018 Parts Catalog

Download the new 2018 Haws Parts Catalog containing pricing and additional information for all hydration and emergency equipment product parts and reference guides for part replacements.

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ANSI Z358.1 | News and Events | Safety

OSHA penalties go up by 2% in addition to the recent 80% increase

Effective January 2, civil penalties for violations of workplace safety and health standards are 2 percent higher, with a new maximum fine of nearly $130,000. OSHA increased its penalties to adjust for inflation as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 2015, which initially raised civil penalties by 78 percent after over […]

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Hydration | News and Events | Safety

Haws® Attends IFMA & A+A in October

Haws® exhibited at the recent International Facility Management Association (IFMA) World Workplace Conference & Expo October 18-20, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The World Workplace expo is an event geared toward learning and relationship-building within the facility management field. Attendees were able to see hundreds of Facility Management toys, tools, and resources from the leading names in […]

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News and Events | Safety

Haws Integrated Launches ANSI Z358.1 Compliant Emergency Overhead Tank Shower

Haws® is proud to introduce the new Performance Series Overhead Tank Shower to our extensive line of emergency response tempering solutions by Haws Integrated®. Model 8740 is a pre-engineered and self-contained overhead tank shower designed for indoor and non-extreme outdoor climate installations. Starting with a standard base model, the 8740 allows for many enhanced options […]

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ANSI Z358.1 | Safety

Testing Your Emergency Showers and Eyewashes Isn’t Just an Annual Thing

[via OH&S] With OSHA fine increases of 80 percent taking effect in August 2016, violations for inappropriate or inadequate eyewash and shower equipment have resulted in penalties above $100,000. By Samantha Hoch Oct 01, 2017 The standard guiding the placement, functionality, and maintenance requirements for emergency showers and eyewashes is ANSI/ISEA Z358.1, which was last […]

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Haws Corporation expands access in Middle East

Haws – Switzerland announced its expansion into new markets in the Middle East, increasing its investment and presence to come closer to partners in key markets.  This new extension will provide immediate access for customers in the region to help Haws better serve their needs and to develop stronger partnerships with local entities. Recently, Haws […]

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ANSI Z358.1 | News and Events | Safety

OSHA and ANSI Requirements for Eyewash and Safety Showers

            [via LabManager.com] ANSI standard Z358.1 is detailed in terms of defining what is appropriate for safety showers and eyewash stations. By Vince McLeod | June 05, 2017  As lab managers and employees, we know that many inorganic chemicals (such as the mineral acids and alkalis) are corrosive to the skin and […]

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