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    Emergency eyewash and shower equipment

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  10-26-2007

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 4775-2007 EMERGENCY EYEWASH AND SHOWER EQUIPMENT
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    6 - 1 SCOPE
    6 - 2 OBJECTIVE
    6 - 3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    6 - 4 DEFINITIONS
    6 - 4.1 Combination unit
    6 - 4.2 Corrosion-resistant
    7 - 4.3 Drench hose
    7 - 4.4 Drinking water
    7 - 4.5 Emergency shower
    7 - 4.6 Eye/face wash
    7 - 4.7 Eyewash
    7 - 4.8 Flow pressure
    7 - 4.9 Flow regulator
    7 - 4.10 Flushing fluid
    7 - 4.11 Freeze protected
    7 - 4.12 Hazardous material
    7 - 4.13 Installer
    7 - 4.14 Personal wash
    7 - 4.15 Self-closing valve
    7 - 4.16 Self-contained eyewash
    7 - 4.17 Self-contained shower
    8 - 4.18 Stay-open valve
    8 - 4.19 Tepid
    8 - 4.20 Valve actuator
    8 - 5 MATERIALS, DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE
    8 - 5.1 Materials for construction
    8 - 5.2 Design and manufacture
    8 - 6 PLUMBED AND SELF-CONTAINED EMERGENCY SHOWERS
    8 - 6.1 General
    8 - 6.2 Performance of shower heads
    10 - 6.3 Performance of stay-open valve
    10 - 6.4 Shower enclosures
    10 - 6.5 Performance testing procedures
    10 - 6.5.1 Plumbed emergency showers
    10 - 6.5.2 Self-contained emergency showers
    10 - 6.6 Location
    11 - 6.7 Installation
    11 - 6.8 Maintenance and training
    12 - 7 PLUMBED AND SELF-CONTAINED EYEWASH EQUIPMENT
    12 - 7.1 Performance of plumbed and self-contained eyewash units
    13 - 7.2 Performance of stay open valve
    13 - 7.3 Performance testing procedures
    13 - 7.3.1 Plumbed eyewash units
    13 - 7.3.2 Self-contained eyewash units
    14 - 7.4 Location
    14 - 7.5 Installation
    14 - 7.6 Maintenance and training
    15 - 8 PLUMBED AND SELF-CONTAINED EYE/FACE WASH EQUIPMENT
    15 - 8.1 Performance of plumbed and self-contained eye/face wash units
    16 - 8.2 Performance of stay open valve
    16 - 8.3 Performance testing procedures
    16 - 8.4 Location
    16 - 8.5 Installation
    17 - 8.6 Maintenance and training
    17 - 9 COMBINATION UNITS
    17 - 9.1 Performance of combination units
    18 - 9.2 Performance of stay open valve
    18 - 9.3 Performance testing procedures
    18 - 9.4 Location
    19 - 9.5 Installation
    19 - 9.6 Maintenance and training
    20 - 10 FACILITIES FOR DISABLED PERSONS
    20 - 11 SUPPLEMENTAL EQUIPMENT
    20 - 11.1 General
    20 - 11.2 Personal wash units
    20 - 11.2.1 Performance of personal wash units
    20 - 11.2.2 Maintenance, training and storage
    21 - 11.3 Drench hoses
    21 - 11.3.1 Performance of drench hoses
    21 - 11.3.2 Performance of control valve
    21 - 11.3.3 Installation
    21 - 11.3.4 Maintenance and training
    21 - 12 EQUIPMENT SELECTION
    22 - APPENDIX A - LIST OF REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    23 - APPENDIX B - MATERIALS
    23 - B1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    23 - B2 METALLIC MATERIALS
    23 - B2.1 Corrosion-resistant metallic materials
    23 - B3 PLASTIC AND ELASTOMERIC MATERIALS
    23 - B3.1 General
    23 - B3.2 Acetal
    24 - B3.3 UV resistance
    24 - B3.4 Resistance to chemical degradation
    24 - B4 OTHER MATERIALS
    25 - APPENDIX C - DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE
    25 - C1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    25 - C2 END CONNECTORS
    25 - C3 SCREW THREADS
    25 - C3.1 Thread engagement
    25 - C4 THICKNESS OF METAL PARTS
    25 - C4.1 General
    25 - C4.2 Copper, copper alloy and stainless steel tubes
    25 - C4.3 Other sections
    26 - C5 FABRICATED ASSEMBLIES
    26 - C6 OPERATING MECHANISMS
    26 - C7 FINISH AND WORKMANSHIP
    27 - APPENDIX D - INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
    27 - D1 SUPPLY LINES
    27 - D2 WATER CAPACITY
    27 - D3 ALARM DEVICES
    27 - D4 PLACEMENT OF EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT
    27 - D5 FLUSHING FLUID TEMPERATURE
    29 - APPENDIX E - EXAMPLE COMPLIANCE TAG
    30 - APPENDIX F - SELECTION AND SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS
    30 - F1 PERSONAL EYEWASH UNITS
    30 - F2 FLUSHING FLUID QUALITY
    30 - F3 FIRST AID PRACTICES
    30 - F4 CONTAINMENT AND DISPOSAL OF FLUIDS
    30 - F5 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
    30 - F6 AERATED FLUSHING UNITS

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies minimum design, performance, installation, maintenance and use requirements for eyewash and shower equipment for the emergency treatment of the eyes or body of a person.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies minimum performance and use requirements for eyewash and shower equipment for the emergency treatment of the eyes or body of a person who has been exposed to materials which may cause injuries. It covers the following types of equipment:Emergency shower equipment.Eyewash equipment.Eye/face wash equipment.Combination shower and eyewash or eye/face wash equipment.Facilities for disabled persons.It also includes performance and use requirements for the following supplemental equipment:(i)Drench hoses.(ii)Self-contained (portable) equipment.Large-scale multispray shower equipment, of the type used in major emergency response or military applications, are outside the scope of this Standard.Where eyewash units are included in combination with such equipment, these eyewash units are within the scope of this Standard.

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    Committee SF-048
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 4775-2007.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 3688-2005 Water supply - Metallic fittings and end connectors
    AS/NZS 1568:1998 Copper and copper alloys - Forging stock and forgings
    AS 1572-1998 Copper and copper alloys - Seamless tubes for engineering purposes (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1565-1996 Copper and copper alloys - Ingots and castings (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 1428.2-1992 Design for access and mobility Enhanced and additional requirements - Buildings and facilities (Reconfirmed 2015)
    AS 1432-2004 Copper tubes for plumbing, gasfitting and drainage applications
    AS 1428.3-1992 Design for access and mobility - Requirements for children and adolescents with physical disabilities
    AS/NZS 3499:2006 Water supply - Flexible hose assemblies
    AS 2738-2000 Copper and copper alloys - Compositions and designations of refinery products, wrought products, ingots and castings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1319-1994 Safety signs for the occupational environment (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 3795-1996 Copper alloy tubes for plumbing and drainage applications
    AS 2345-2006 Dezincification resistance of copper alloys
    AS 1428.1-2001 Design for access and mobility General requirements for access - New building work
    AS 1769-1975 Welded stainless steel tubes for plumbing applications (Reconfirmed 2018)
    DIN EN 12312-19:2009-08 AIRCRAFT GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT - SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS - PART 19: AIRCRAFT JACKS, AXLE JACKS AND HYDRAULIC TAIL STANCHIONS

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    AS 1940:2017 The storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids
    AS/NZS 2982:2010 Laboratory design and construction
    AS 4326-2008 The storage and handling of oxidizing agents
    AS 3780-2008 The storage and handling of corrosive substances
    AS/NZS 5026:2012 The storage and handling of Class 4 dangerous goods
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