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CHUCK GRUBER BRINGS DEEP STRATEGIC, GLOBAL, MANUFACTURING, AND SAFETY EXPERIENCE TO INDUSTRY INNOVATOR

HAWS HIRES PRESIDENT FROM BOARD OF DIRECTORS

It is with great pride and excitement that Haws Corporation announces the hiring of Board Member, Chuck Gruber, as President. Gruber is the first Haws Corporation President from outside of the founding family, dating back to 1906. “Chuck’s contributions to the Corporation as a Board member were significant and insightful from his first meeting. His […]

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Announcing the launch of our new website

We are excited to announce the launch of Haws’ newly designed website: www.hawsco.com! We’re always striving to make things more efficient, so our website has a new look to give you easy access to essential information up front. The new site features modern design, improved functionality, and easy access to essential information on Haws’ products, […]

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During these unprecedented times, this is how we’re managing the “new norm”

As we enter the second month of these unprecedented times, we wanted to share how the Haws teams have pivoted to support the health and safety of our employees as well as serve our global communities. Haws is fortunate to have been identified as an essential business and therefore is fully operational in all regions. […]

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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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Hydration

THE NEW MODULAR, OUTDOOR BOTTLE FILLER AND DRINKING FOUNTAIN

This unique product allows for over 200+ configuration options to suit a facility or site’s needs. With configurable options for bottle fillers, dog bowls, fountains, and hose bibs placement, this adaptable series provides the option to interchange the arms and other accessories before or after installation. Ideal for all outdoor areas including school campuses, office […]

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ANSI Z358.1 | News and Events

OSHA Compliance News: Mistakes that hurt

Organization: Felker Brothers Corp., Marshfield, WI. Business: Pipe manufacturer. Agency: OSHA. Penalty: $110,458 (proposed). Reason for fine: Combustible materials were located within 35 feet of welding activities. Note: OSHA said wooden racks and form plugs were less than 35 feet away from hot work areas. The employer was also cited because machines designed for fixed […]

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Hydration | News and Events

Lead in Schools and How to Test

By: Joanne Benz Lead is a toxic metal, and exposure even in low levels can harm children’s health, possibly damaging the brain and nervous system, according to the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While the water flowing into the schools is safe, lead can leach into it from pipes, fixtures or solder in […]

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Hydration

Creating Sustainable Solutions for Hydration

In the United States alone, over $100 billion is spent on bottled water each year resulting in over 50 billion plastic bottles tossed in the trash can. That equates to 2.5 million plastic bottles thrown away per hour and 80% end up in landfills. Organizations around the globe are responding to the overwhelming financial, social, […]

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ANSI Z358.1 | News and Events

First free webinar in 2018

Did you know that more than 20,000 workplace eye injuries occur each year? Did you know that at least 90% of those injuries were preventable with the use of proper PPE and Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment? Sounds like it may be time to read up on the 50-page ANSI/ISEA Z358.1-2014 Standard… Or, you could […]

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Hydration

Haws Drinking Fountains In The Bay Area

As the Haws Sanitary Drinking Faucet Company was established in Berkeley, California in 1906, it is no surprise that there are many Haws drinking fountains throughout the Bay Area. Strolling through the San Francisco Zoo, many antique-style fountains, Haws model 3511, can be found as well as a 1001 pedestal fountain in the African Region […]

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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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News and Events

Happy Hawlidays from the Haws Team!

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Hydration

A Drinking Fountain from 1910!

Honey Lake Valley Grange Hall in Johnstonville, California was built in the late 1880s. The raised ring is to help from putting one’s mouth on the bubbler, and the bubbler itself is engraved with Haws Berkeley, Calif. Is this doggy ADA compliant? @zusho When you’re too short to get a drink and a great climber. @the_give_way Yes, […]

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Hydration

How To Prepare Your Haws Outdoor Drinking Fountains and Bottle Fillers for Winter

During cold seasons, it is important that outdoor drinking fountains and bottle fillers are equipped for the potentially harsh winter weather. Many drinking fountains and bottle fillers are designed to withstand extreme climate conditions from an external durability standpoint, yet it is pertinent to ensure internal waterways do not freeze and create damage. If you […]

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