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Save the Date: Refrigerant Management Program R3 Webinar; December 13, 2012; 1:00 – 3:00 pm Pacific Time

November 30th, 2012

The deadline for submitting 2013 Annual Report for facilities with large refrigeration systems, refrigerant distributors and reclaimers subject to California Air Resources Board’s Refrigerant Management Program (RMP) is March 1st, 2013.  Facilities with large refrigeration systems are also required to pay their annual implementation fee by March 1st, 2013.  The ARB has made available an […]

Ammonia Week in Review | November 30, 2012

November 30th, 2012

Here’s the weekly recap of the latest news worthy stories related to ammonia: Ammonia Leak on the Bayfront Causes Some Tight Chests – Trident Seafoods on Newport’s Bayfront reported an ammonia line failure in one of their surge systems Tuesday, causing an ammonia gas leak about mid-building at around 12 noon […keep reading] Yuma Ammonia Plant […]

Global Harmonized System of Classification

November 29th, 2012

Wondering what the new Global Harmonized System of Classification is or how it might impact your business? This helpful infographic courtesy of Compliance and Safety explains very well:  

Ammonia Week in Review | November 16, 2012

November 16th, 2012

Wondering how ammonia made the news this week? Here’s the latest week in review… Ammonia leak forces evacuation of Salina plant Lessons learned after working with CalOSHA Ammonia Leak Contained At Newark Warehouse Several people indicted for unlawful possession of ammonia OSHA Hands Out $55,000 In Fines For Ammonia Spill

Lesson Learned After Working With CalOSHA

November 13th, 2012

We recently consulted with a facility that had received eleven CalOSHA citations. The facility had a large anhydrous ammonia storage tankthat was used to fill smaller nurse tanks. When CalOSHA arrived onsite to perform an inspection, the facility did not have a PSM program in place because they were attempting to claim the PSM retail […]