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Ammonia Week in Review | June 30, 2017

June 30th, 2017

Ammonia goes skating in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review….   Ammonia Leak Closes Ashburn Ice House – A hazardous materials team and other rescue crews spent much of the day on the scene of an ammonia leak from a line at the Ashburn Ice House. […keep reading] Ammonia Leak Hospitalization (WA-OSHA Presentation) – In April, […]

Ammonia Week in Review | January 27, 2017

January 27th, 2017

Ammonia headlines cover a wide range of issues in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review…..   UK Sausage Maker Switches to Ammonia – UK meat wholesaler James T. Blakeman & Co., the company behind popular British brand Supreme Sausages, has chosen to retrofit its system based on R404A – which is being gradually phased down […]

Ammonia Week in Review | January 20, 2017

January 20th, 2017

Ammonia evacuates homes in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review….. Hundreds Await Cordon Call – Hundreds of people ordered out of their workspaces after 1pm today because of an ammonia leak in a freezing plant at Mark Road, are now being allowed to retrieve their property and vehicles. […keep reading] U.S. Inspectors to Receive […]

Ammonia Week in Review | October 7, 2016

October 7th, 2016

Ammonia attracts unwanted attention in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review….. Seafood Company Fined $173,168 After Deadly Ammonia Leak – The Occupational Health and Safety Administration announced the fines Friday saying investigators found 20 different infractions at Stavis Seafoods’ cold storage facility in South Boston. […keep reading] Evacuations at Brea Storage Facility Following Possible Ammonia […]

Eyewash and Shower Station Locations

September 20th, 2016

When visiting ammonia refrigeration facilities, I am often asked the question “where and how many eyewash and shower stations do I need to install at my facility?”  This is a good question and it should receive some serious consideration. To start, this is not the first time we have addressed this topic on our blog. […]