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Ammonia Week in Review | July 23, 2021

July 23rd, 2021

Teens and seniors are evacuated in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Leak in Burlington Forces Evacuation of Teenagers and Seniors as Several Firefighters, Halton Paramedics Respond – Around 20 Burlington firefighters, including the Hazardous Materials Unit, (HAZMAT), as well as Halton Region Paramedics responded to Appleby Ice Centre just before 11:30 a.m. after […]

Compliance Audit Documentation (Part 3)

July 20th, 2021

The RMP, PSM, and CalARP regulations have very few requirements for compliance audit reports: Title 29 CFR §1910.119(o)(3) A report of the findings of the audit shall be developed. In theory, an audit report could simply list out the recommendations from the activity. In practice, regulators do not accept this type of documentation. Just like […]

Ammonia Week in Review | July 9, 2021

July 9th, 2021

A water bottle facility in Bakersfield has an ammonia leak that goes offsite in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Leak at Bottle Water Facility in East Bakersfield – BFD says the smell of ammonia made its way outside of the building and not only forced an evacuation of the facility, but several nearby […]

Compliance Audit Team & Sessions (Part 2)

July 6th, 2021

When it comes to compliance audits, “the more the merrier” holds true. One or two people auditing a program will discover far less than a team working together. That being said, the minimum regulatory requirements for compliance audits are low: Title 29 CFR §1910.119(o)(2) The compliance audit shall be conducted by at least one person […]

Ammonia Week in Review | June 25, 2021

June 25th, 2021

An ammonia leak in Washington leads to a shelter-in-place in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia Leak Leads to Brief Shutdown of Downtown Manson – People in downtown Manson were told to shelter in place Thursday night after an ammonia leak at a cold storage building. […keep reading] Compliance Audit Overview (Part 1) – A Compliance […]