Ammonia Week in Review | February 22, 2019


An ammonia leak shuts down a curling rink in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review

Ammonia Leak Shuts Down Nelson Curling Club – Club president Gordon Weiss said inspectors found a pocket of ammonia underneath a layer of insulation during a mandatory examination of the rink’s refrigeration system Wednesday. […keep reading]

2017 RMP Amendments and ERPWriter – While the 2017 RMP Amendments were approved on September 21, 2018, only one of the changes has taken effect. Find out how your program is affected. […keep reading]

How to Prevent False Ammonia Alarms – Ammonia (R717) detection systems are needed in all ammonia refrigeration systems to minimise the effects of accidental releases of the refrigerant. However, false alarms, if they happen too frequently, can undermine the effectiveness of the detection system. […keep reading]

IIAR Standards Presentation by Peter Thomas at Bakersfield Safety Day – Last week, at the Bakersfield Central Valley Chemical Safety Day, Peter Thomas, P.E. and President of Resource Compliance gave a presentation on IIAR’s suite of standards. […keep reading]

New Nashville Ice Rink to Use Ammonia – A new ice rink slated to open in six months’ time in Nashville, Tennessee will use a cooling system based on natural refrigerant ammonia. The first event to be held at the facility will be a rookie hockey tournament on 7 September. […keep reading]

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