Emergency safety showers - Part 5: Water overhead body showers for sites other than laboratories
|Publication Date:||1 October 2019|
|ICS Code (Chemical laboratories. Laboratory equipment):||71.040.10|
This document is a product specification, giving performance requirements for water overhead emergency safety body showers installed on industrial and logistic sites, (in combination with safety eyewashes and hand-held showers as well),
a) which are permanently connected to a water supply; or
b) which are equipped with a store tank and optionally connected to an uninterrupted or a temporary water supply.
Emergency safety body showers using fluid other than water are not considered in this document.
This document also specifies requirements in respect of installation, adjustment and marking of the showers as well as operation and maintenance instructions to be given by the manufacturer.
NOTE 1 Plumbed-in body showers designed for laboratory facilities are dealt with in EN 15154-1.
NOTE 2 Water multiple nozzle body showers for sites other than laboratories are dealt with in EN 15154-61.
NOTE 3 Attention is drawn to national regulations which can apply in respect of the installation and use of emergency safety showers