Emergency Eyewash and Showers


To ensure eyes, faces and bodies are protected from harm if a chemical exposure should occur, SCU has installed emergency eyewashes and showers.

Emergency Eyewash and Shower Use

  • Flush contamination from eyes/skin using the nearest emergency eyewash/shower for a minimum of 15 minutes.


  • Where there is a possibility of a hazardous or injurious eye, face and/or body exposure, emergency eyewash and shower equipment shall be within 10 seconds travel time/55 feet from recognized hazard.

Monthly Inspections/Flow Test

  • Units shall be tested monthly.
  • Inspections shall be noted on the adjacent inspection tag.


  • Contact Campus Safety at 408-554-4444

Additional Resources

  • Emergency Eyewash & Shower Program »Info