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Ammonia Week in Review | May 20, 2022

May 20th, 2022

Triple digit fines for ammonia spill in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Teck Metals Fined for Ammonia Leak in Trail – Since 2019, WorkSafeBC has slapped Teck Metals with two work site penalties collectively totalling $701,362. […keep reading] IIAR 2-2021: Bulletin No. 114, and Labeling – IIAR Bulletin No. 114 has been an important […]

Ammonia Week in Review | April 29, 2022

April 29th, 2022

Taylor Farms plans to rebuild after disaster struck in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Taylor Farms Plans to Rebuild Salinas Facility After 4-Alarm Fire – Taylor Farms, the world’s largest producer of fresh-cut vegetables, plans to continue operating its Yuma, Ariz., plant, which is currently servicing its customers, while the Salinas facility is rebuilt. […]

Ammonia Week in Review | April 15, 2022

April 15th, 2022

Massive shelter in place order in this special Easter edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Taylor Farms Fire: Shelter-in-Place Order Issued in Salinas – A shelter-in-place order was issued early Thursday morning for parts of Salinas because of the potential for an explosion — which could release an ammonia cloud — due to a fire that […]

RAGAGEP: Historical Variants and the Importance of IIAR Standards | Part 8: Summary and Conclusion

April 5th, 2022

Uriah Donaldson, OHST, presented a technical paper at the 2019 RETA National Conference and 2021 IIAR National Conference titled RAGAGEP: Historical Variants and the Importance of IIAR Standards. This is the eighth and final post in a series of blogs which include excerpts from his technical paper. Summary and Conclusion Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices […]

RAGAGEP: Historical Variants and the Importance of IIAR Standards | Part 7: Machinery Room Ventilation

March 22nd, 2022

Uriah Donaldson, OHST, presented a technical paper at the 2019 RETA National Conference and 2021 IIAR National Conference titled RAGAGEP: Historical Variants and the Importance of IIAR Standards. This is the seventh post in a series of blogs which include excerpts from his technical paper. Machinery Room Ventilation As was highlighted in the previous section, mechanical ventilation […]