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Ammonia Week in Review | January 8, 2021

January 8th, 2021

Low-charge ammonia systems are on the rise in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Bullish on Low-Charge Ammonia – Based on documented energy-efficiency gains, centralized, low-charge DX ammonia systems will continue to gain momentum, says Australian NatRef pioneer Stefan Jensen. […keep reading] Risk Ranking Matrix (Part 6) – In order to objectively rate the risk […]

2021 California CUPA Conference (Virtual)

January 5th, 2021

Two Resource Compliance Team Members will be presenting at this year’s conference. Process Safety Consultant, Uriah Donaldson, will be giving the “CalARP 201” presentation and Peter Thomas, President and Senior Engineer, will be giving two presentations: “Ammonia Refrigeration RAGAGEP & IIAR Standard 9” and “What’s Wrong with this Picture?”. The 23rd California Unified Program Annual Training Conference […]

Risk Ranking Matrix (Part 6)

January 5th, 2021

In order to objectively rate the risk of each scenario that is considered, most PHAs utilize a risk ranking matrix. The concept of risk is the product of the severity of the event occurring and the likelihood of its occurrence. The matrix that we typically use at Resource Compliance has severity on the vertical axis […]

Ammonia Week in Review | December 25, 2020

December 25th, 2020

The University of Texas has an ammonia leak in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Austin Fire Department Responds to Ammonia Leak at University of Texas Building – The Austin Fire Department responded to the University of Texas campus Monday afternoon for an ammonia leak. […keep reading] Ammonia Gas Leak at IFFCO’s Phoolpur Plant, 2 […]

Initial Session of the PHA (Part 5)

December 22nd, 2020

Most PHAs are conducted in multiple sessions. The number and duration of the sessions will be determined by team member availability and system complexity. Often, the initial session of the PHA is used to: Introduce each member of the PHA team; Review the requirements and purpose of the PHA; Introduce the team to the chosen […]