Emergency showers and eye wash facilities can make a world of difference. Accidental exposure to dangerous chemicals is always a possibility regardless of any safety precautions which are in place. Safety showers are vital in the event of an accident involving splashes or sprays of hazardous substances, as it can be of great benefit for the casualty to flush clothes and skin as swiftly as possible. The first 10 seconds after exposure to a caustic or corrosive material are paramount and a slow response can aggravate the damage, and heighten the likelihood of long term serious injury, persistent disability or even death. Similarly eye wash supplies are important because eyes are extremely vulnerable and easily damaged and one accident could quickly rob someone of their ability to see

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