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A Guide to Eyewash and Safety Shower Facilities

D. Allen Hughes, P.E.

Course Outline


This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.

Learning Objective

At the conclusion of this course, the student will:

Intended Audience

This course is written for use by safety personnel, managers and employees commonly exposed to hazardous chemicals as part of their job.

Benefit to Attendees

Students will gain an understanding from this course of the proper approach to protecting employees from hazardous substances. They will also learn how to provide and use proper protective equipment as well as emergency facilities.

Course Introduction

This course is based on the publication, A Guide to Eyewash and Safety Shower Facilities. It is intended to provide knowledge that will be passed to employees to reduce on-the-job related injuries.

Course Content

This course is based on a document by the N.C. Department of Labor (NCDOL).  

A Guide to Eyewash and Safety Shower Facilities

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Course Summary

The purpose of this course is to understand the risks associated with on-the-job exposure to caustic substances and to train employees on how to avoid and protect themselves from those risks. Educating employees and mangers on these methods is the key concept gained from this course.


Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.

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