Ammonia Week in Review | September 7, 2018

September 7th, 2018 | , ,


A hospital initiates their disaster protocol to treat those affected by an ammonia leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review

Ammonia Leak at Tyson Foods in Lexington Sends People to Hospital – Tyson Foods said in a statement that 20 workers at the plant were transported to the local hospital. Hospital officials add that this was the first time they’ve had to activate the disaster call list for something not weather related like a tornado or blizzard. […keep reading]

Management of Change & Pre-Startup Safety Review (Part 2) – In Part 1 of this series, we examined the purpose of Management of Change and Pre-Startup Safety Review (MOC/PSSR) and how to determine when it is required. We will now review the specific requirements of MOC/PSSR. […keep reading]

Pepsi Bottling Company in Northeast Philadelphia Evacuated After Ammonia Leak – The Philadelphia Fire Department and hazmat crews responded to the scene at Roosevelt Boulevard and Comly Street. There were no injuries reported. At this time it’s unclear what may have caused the leak. […keep reading]

Four Injured due to Ammonia Gas Leak in an Ice Factory – Four people are admitted to the hospital in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh after they were affected by the Ammonia gas leak from an illegal ice factory. […keep reading]

Officials: Ammonia Leak at Aston Skating Complex – Officials say there’s an ammonia leak at Ice Works on the 3100 block of Dutton Road in Aston, Pa. You may recall there was another ammonia leak at the same skating complex just last month. […keep reading]

Cranbrook, B.C., Arena Avoids Ammonia Disaster after Ice-Machine Breaks Down – Stacy Paulsen, facility operations manager with the City of Cranbrook, says staff tested the brine in the arena floor and discovered ammonia mixed in with the brine. “I think we were fortunate. We were on top of it. A serious incident was avoided with proper staff and protocol.” […keep reading]

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