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Ammonia Week in Review | November 1, 2019

November 1st, 2019

A leak from a 12,000 gal ammonia tank displaces six residents in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Weekend Anhydrous Ammonia Leak Displaces Six – “They had three 12,000 gallon tanks of anhydrous ammonia,” said Fire Prevention Division Chief for the Peoria Fire Department, Stan Taylor. […keep reading] Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance (IIAR 6, Part 6) […]

Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance (IIAR 6, Part 6)

October 29th, 2019

ANSI/IIAR 6-2019 §5.1 lays out the foundational requirements of an ITM Program. Most obligations in this section build upon an existing MI requirement in the PSM regulations (Title 8 CCR §5189(j) and Title 29 CFR §1910.119(j)). For example, ANSI/IIAR 6-2019 §5.1 requires that “The owner or owner’s designated representative shall ensure an inspection, testing, and […]

Program Administration (IIAR 6, Part 5)

October 15th, 2019

Who is responsible for implementing an IIAR 6 ITM Program at your facility? §4.1.1 speaks to that very question: “The owner or owner’s designated representative shall be responsible for overseeing and ensuring that inspection, testing and maintenance is performed in accordance with the requirements of this standard.” While the owner or the designated representative is […]

2020 Ammonia Refrigeration Training Days by Resource Compliance and CalCA

October 7th, 2019

Mark your calendars for the 2018-2019 Ammonia Refrigeration Training Days hosted by Resource Compliance and CalCA. Click here to download the detailed flyer. Come join us for a full day of ammonia refrigeration training. This year’s training sessions will provide a variety of workshops centered around the newly published standard “IIAR 6: Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of […]

Ammonia Week in Review | October 4, 2019

October 4th, 2019

A ship with an ammonia tank on board is intentionally sunk in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Fire Rages on Russian Ship with Ammonia Tank and 200,000 Litres of Diesel Oil Inside – A moored Russian trawler in Norway has been capsized in an attempt to stop the ship from exploding after a […]