Anhydrous Ammonia Safety [1113]
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus
Room: Franklin D

   Jeff Sloan, Lead Instructor, Wagner-Meinert LLC

Track: Chemical
Secondary Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate


This presentation is for personnel who may be exposed to the hazards of ammonia from a facility system or transportation container. He points out the differences between various transportation containers and facilities and how you may handle ammonia releases. This presentation is not designed to meet the requirements of an emergency response refresher training. However, it contains valuable information for responders and others concerned with ammonia safety.

Learning Objectives:
Identify the hazards associated with anhydrous ammonia
Recall the do's and don’ts of handling ammonia releases
Describe the industrial uses of anhydrous ammonia and the safety systems used
Explain why use of the Emergency Response Guidebook alone is not sufficient for handling all ammonia releases

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  EPA: 1
  Sanitarian: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
Ammonia Safety 2017

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