Ammonia Week in Review | January 25, 2019

January 25th, 2019 | , ,


An Australian union claims an ammonia leak was preventable in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review

Don KR Castlemaine Ammonia Leak ‘Could have been Avoided’ – The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union claims Thursday’s leak – which temporarily saw the plant shut down, employees evacuated and nearby residents advised to remain indoors – could have been avoided. […keep reading]

Meat Processor Fined $182K for Process Safety Violations – A Nebraska meat processing operation faces $182,926 in fines after investigators with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration identified more than a dozen serious process safety violations. […keep reading]

Freon Detection Requirements – There is a common misconception that synthetic refrigerants are exempt from all regulatory burden. […keep reading]

4  Killed in Ammonia Tank Blast – Bharati Khirsagar, the factories inspector, said, “The cold storage was closed since a month for routine maintenance and it appears these men were carrying out welding on a tank that was filled with liquid ammonia.” […keep reading]

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