The Value of Wireless Alarms and Monitoring Systems on Emergency Equipment

Posted by Mila Adamovica on Jun 29th 2017

The Value of Wireless Alarms and Monitoring Systems on Emergency Equipment

By Samantha Hoch, Marketing, Haws

Federal safety regulations set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) make the importance of safety equipment in potentially dangerous working environments clear. However, the stringent guidelines for emergency showers and eyewashes don’t extend to the inclusion of mandatory alarm and electronic monitoring systems on this equipment. This oversight can create unsafe working conditions in even the most well-equipped facilities. Not only is this dangerous, it’s also a potential liability.

Alarm and wireless monitoring systems are exactly what you’d imagine. An alarm system is intended to notify the management and personnel of a facility when and where safety equipment is being used.

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This article was originally published on HawsCo blog, May 31, 2017.