With Foot Pedal, Foot pedals, Footswitch, Foot Control, Pedal Foot, FootpedalMock Plumbing installed a foot pedal at a medical facility where sanitation is very important. A foot valve allows the medical staff to turn the water on without using the hands for sanitation purposes or in the practice of aseptic technique within the hospital premises. Most of the utility sinks are compatible with a foot valve and ideal in the hospital or even in your home garage.