Product Assessed: – Emergency Eye Wash & Shower Station for use with potable water.
The WaterMark Administration advises it has reviewed a risk assessment submitted for
the above mentioned product. The product is an eyewash and shower station intended
for deleivery of potable water by rapid flow for on-the spot emergency treatment to
human exposure to hazardous substances which may cause injury.
The WaterMark Administration verifies that the risk assessment for the eyewash and
shower station has identified risks requiring mitigation through the WaterMark
The Risk Assessment identified the overall risk rating being medium for the nominated
health and safety consequences incidences. In accordance with the Manual for the
WaterMark Certification Scheme, Appendix 3, Table D, any product with an overall risk
rating of medium requires WaterMark Certification.
Approved WaterMark Conformity Assessment Bodies will now need to evaluate these
products to the most applicable specification. If the identified risks are unable to be
satisfactorily addressed through an existing Specification, then a new, or amended
Specification shall be proposed. A submission to the ABCB shall be undertaken in
accordance with the Manual for the WaterMark Certification Scheme, Appendix 4,
Protocol for Developing Product Specifications.
24 April 2019.