Safety Equipment Servicing Procedure
A comprehensive service procedure would include all of the following points:
1. Allocate a location reference, to enable easy identification.
2. Check unit is clearly visible in case of emergency.
3. Ensure immediate area is free from sharp projections and is unobstructed.
4. Activate shower/eyebath to flush the line and verify proper operation as per ansi. shower & eyebath units are flushed for approximately five minutes. time will vary dependant on how many units are fed off the water line concerned. this procedure brings fresh chlorinated water to the lines & units.
5.Repair wear and tear/accidental damage.
6. Replace worn safety stickers.
7. Check operating linkages for damage and repair/replace where necessary.
8. Remove and clean/disinfect eyebath ‘y’ strainer.
9. Remove, check and replace eyebath aerators where necessary.
10.Clean disinfect nozzles/roses
11. Clean shower exterior/eyebath facewash unit
12. Activate eyebath, set volume control screws and adjust flow regulator.
13. Sign & date service tag to each unit.
14. After each visit, the customer is sent a report indicating the condition of each shower, the parts fitted, any faults found and where applicable, any recommendations for improvements which could be made, eg, problems such as damaged/missing feed insulation or blocked access, etc.
Tank showers are also internally disinfected to combat legionella. this is achieved by the following:
a) The water supply is isolated, the shower rose is removed and placed in a container of 50 p.p.m. dissolved endosan for 10 minutes.
b) The filter is also removed, cleaned and placed in the same container for 10 minutes.
c) The lid is removed and tank cleaned.
d) The tank is refilled with clean water and endosan added to gain 50 p.p.m.
e) The eyebath is operated to hold endosan in the feed line. the rose and filter are replaced.
a) Check water temperature to verify correct thermostat operation/ setting.
b) If no heating, state on report for further investigation of power supply or failed heaters.
c) Note on report of any indicator lights out.
All observations/recommendations and materials used are noted for inclusion in the site
survey report, a quality document required to build a history of service/maintenance.