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Why should you service and maintain a safety shower?

Maintaining a safety shower is crucial for ensuring its optimal performance and effectiveness during emergency situations. Here are several reasons why maintaining a safety shower is essential:

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Reliable Emergency Response

Regular maintenance ensures that the safety shower is in proper working condition and ready to be used when needed. By conducting routine inspections and maintenance activities such as testing water flow, checking water temperature, and inspecting valves, any potential issues can be identified and addressed promptly, ensuring that the safety shower will function reliably during an emergency.

Regular inspection and testing also ensures the area around the safety shower is always checked and clear from obstructions.

Employee Safety

The primary purpose of a safety shower is to provide immediate decontamination in case of exposure to hazardous substances. Regular maintenance helps ensure that the safety shower is fully operational and ready should it be needed.

Compliance with Regulations

Safety showers are often subject to regulatory requirements and standards that specify their maintenance and inspection. By adhering to these regulations, companies demonstrate their commitment to compliance and workplace safety. Regular maintenance helps ensure that the safety shower meets the required standards and ensures the company is meeting its legal requirement.

Extended Lifespan

A safety shower should have a lifespan of approximately 15-20 years.  Proper maintenance and care can significantly extend the lifespan of a safety shower. By promptly addressing any issues, replacing worn-out components, and conducting regular cleaning, you can prevent major breakdowns and costly repairs.

Regular maintenance helps keep the safety shower in optimal condition, reducing the need for premature replacements.


Maintaining a safety shower is essential for its reliable performance, employee safety, regulatory compliance, and overall operational readiness. Regular maintenance and inspections help identify and address any issues promptly, ensuring that the safety shower is always ready for use during emergencies.



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