What areas in the workplace would usually require an eyewash station?

An emergency eyewash station should be available for the worker within 10 seconds of an eye injury. Therefore, each eyewash station should be strategically located within the workplace. The common work areas and operations where an eyewash station is required includes battery charging areas, laboratories, spraying operations, high dust areas, dipping operations, and hazardous substances dispensing areas.

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