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Ammonia Week in Review | July 12, 2019

July 12th, 2019

Ammonia is released in a highway accident in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… 2,500 Gallons of Ammonia Spilled on Highway 181, Five Hospitalized – According to the Sheriff’s office, two of the five were not taken to the hospital, one was taken for a wreck-related injury and two were hospitalized for inhalation of ammonia. […]

Ammonia Week in Review | June 28, 2019

June 28th, 2019

An Exeter ammonia leak causes an evacuation in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Hazmat Spill Forces Packing House Employees to Evacuate – Employees at Exeter’s Scully Packing were evacuated Thursday morning after ammonia leaked inside a portion of the storage facility, according to Tulare County Hazmat officials. […keep reading] Ammonia Theft – Recently, […]

Ammonia Week in Review | June 14, 2019

June 14th, 2019

An ammonia tank explodes killing 1 and injuring 14 others in Spain. Read more from this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… One Dead, 14 Injured in Spanish Ammonia Tank Explosion – One worker was killed on May 31 when a 20,000 litre ammonia tank exploded at a factory near the city of Tarragona in north eastern […]

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. […]

Yoke and Adapter Ruling

January 1st, 2019

Recently an Administrative Law Judge settled a long-standing issue that has been frustrating the sulfur dioxide industry. For the past several years, CalOSHA has been routinely citing facilities that utilize a union adapter to connect to a sulfur dioxide ton container. CalOSHA’s basis for citation has been failure to comply with recognized and generally accepted […]