Emergency Shower Bath Puts Out Clothing Fires (Mar, 1940)

Emergency Shower Bath Puts Out Clothing Fires
Laboratory and industrial workers, exposed to the hazards of inflammable materials and dangerous chemicals, will benefit by an emergency shower of new design. A tug on a hanging chain releases a torrent of water from an oversize head, to extinguish burning clothing or wash off spilled acid, as shown in the view at left.

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  1. fluffy says: October 17, 20062:08 pm

    It was a good idea then, and is still a good idea now. OSHA even mandates it for biological and chemical labs and factories.

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