Ammonia Week in Review | June 29, 2018

June 29th, 2018 | , , , ,

Sixteen employees are affected by an ammonia leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review

16 Suffer ‘Respiratory Issues’ After Possible Ammonia Leak in Brampton – The patients suffered “respiratory issues” apparently caused by a chemical spill, according to a tweet from Peel paramedics. Eight were taken to local hospitals for further monitoring, while eight were treated at the scene. […keep reading]

Low-Charge Trend Marks Ammonia ‘Reinvention’ – Improved reliability, efficiency and safety herald a bright future for ammonia as a refrigerant, Andy Pearson of Star Refrigeration told the Gustav Lorentzen conference on natural refrigerants last week. […keep reading]

Ammonia Refrigeration and the 2018 International Fire Code – The International Code Council (ICC) recently released their publication of the 2018 International Fire Code (IFC) and it contains three noteworthy changes/clarifications that will impact ammonia refrigeration systems. […keep reading]

Carlsberg Brewery Fatal Gas Blast: Work Permits ‘Deficient’ – A brewery where a man died when ammonia gas exploded from pipework had not properly completed risk assessments. […keep reading]

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