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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 […]

Ammonia Week in Review | September 21, 2018

September 21st, 2018

A Louisiana Sheriff’s Department evacuates citizens after an ammonia pipeline leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Leak in Lincoln Parish – People who live within a mile of the leak are asked to shelter-in-place. The gas leak has been shut off by the pipeline company. […keep reading] or […read the update] Management of Change & […]

Ammonia Week in Review | August 10, 2018

August 10th, 2018

A Detroit bottling plant has a large ammonia release in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Leak Prompts Hazmat Situation at Industrial Building near John R, State Fair in Detroit – Roads in the area were being shut down as police and fire crews responded. There was a strong odor in the area. […keep […]

Ammonia Week in Review | August 3, 2018

August 3rd, 2018

An ammonia leak without an alarm leads to fifteen employees being hospitalized in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Birds Eye Plant had History of OSHA Violations Prior to Ammonia Leak – A dangerous chemical leak Sunday morning sent 15 people to the hospital. After the incident, employees said no alarm sounded warning them of the toxic […]

Ammonia Week in Review | December 15, 2017

December 15th, 2017

Ammonia spoils the competition in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review…. ‘Minor’ Ammonia Leak at Exhibition Arena Repaired in Guelph – A leak at the rink resulted in evacuation and a girls’ hockey tournament being rescheduled. […keep reading] OSHA Looking Into JBS Ammonia Spill – About 40 pounds of ammonia leaked from the machine, forcing workers from […]