Ammonia Week in Review | February 7, 2020

Members of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) direct operations near the crash site of a chartered army plane close to the main airport in New Delhi on December 22, 2015. A small chartered aircraft carrying military personnel crashed closed to New Delhi's main airport, killing at least three people on board, Indian rescue officials said. AFP PHOTO/ CHANDAN KHANNA

A man is killed in India due to an ammonia leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review

Ammonia Leak in Noida, 1 Dead, over 300 Evacuated – A 42-year-old worked died allegedly after an ammonia gas leak at a Haldiram’s building in Noida. […keep reading]

Train Strikes Semi Carrying Anhydrous Ammonia near Murdock, No Injuries and No Public Safety Risk – There were no injuries and no threat to the public following a crash Thursday evening between a train and a semi carrying a load of anhydrous ammonia at the 60th Street Southeast and U.S. Highway 12 crossing just west of Murdock. […keep reading]

59 Fall Sick after Ammonia Gas Leak at Kulim Factory – Kedah Fire and Rescue Department deputy director Mohamadul Ehsan Mohd Zain said most of them complained of breathing problems and vomiting. […keep reading]

Maintenance Work to Blame for Gas Leak at Taloja MIDC – Panic spread among residents of Taloja Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) on Saturday due to a minor gas leakage, as part of maintenance work, at a frozen foods storage company there. […keep reading]

Vessel Corrosion (IIAR 6, Part 12) – Pipe and vessel corrosion has been a regular cause of ammonia releases since the invention of the vapor compression refrigeration cycle. For this reason, it is appropriate that ANSI/IIAR 6-2019 prescribe the minimum requirements for inspection, testing, and maintenance of pressure vessels. […keep reading]

2020 California CUPA Conference – Two Resource Compliance Team Members presented at this year’s conference. […keep reading]

Test Reveals South Burlington Hazmat Leak not Ammonia, but Gasoline – South Burlington roadway was closed for several hours Friday as state and local crews worked to clean a hazmat spill. […keep reading]

Carlsberg will be Prosecuted over Dad-of-Two’s Death in Ammonia Leak at Northampton Brewery – David Chandler, 45, from Shropshire was an engineer working at the firm’s site in Bridge Street in November 2016 when an ammonia pipe leaked “right into his face,” killing him almost instantly. […keep reading]

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