Ammonia Safety Industry News And Information

Bay Area Chemical Safety Day 2016

On August 1, 2016 ASTI hosted the Bay Area Chemical Safety Day in San Ramon, California. We want to thank the attendees and sponsors for making the event a success. We have gathered the materials presented so that you can download them for your reference. Click to...

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Ammonia Safety: Top Ten Things You Should Know

Free-flowing ammonia vapor tends to stay together in a shape of its own because, in dense amounts, it creates a cooler than ambient environment. Ammonia travels downwind in a v-pattern and eventually dissipates upward into the atmosphere. Water absorbs ammonia to form...

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Ammonia Safety: Tarp And Cover

Historically, firefighters have used water to attempt to control an ammonia release. ASTI cautions that there are negative impacts to using water on an ammonia release. Water sprayed on a leaking pressure vessel of ammonia may increase heat and extend the time frame...

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Ammonia: The Natural Refrigerant

We at ASTI believe that it is important for all of us in the ammonia industry to promote the fact that ammonia is a natural chemical and great alternative to products like Freon that have a negative impact on the environment. Why is ammonia a considered a natural...

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Ammonia Safety: EPA Regulations 2013

The following information was extracted directly from (2013) The Ammonia Safety & Training Institute works closely with industry regulators to clarify misunderstandings as well as to educate and inform ammonia users of Risk Management Guidelines set forth...

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About ASTI

Established in 1987, the Ammonia Safety & Training Institute (ASTI) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to making ammonia (NH3) the safest managed hazardous material in the world. Bringing together leaders from industry and public safety organizations with hundreds of years of combined experience, ASTI provides safety management support through effective use of Prevention, Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery (PMPRR) training. All courses meet OSHA standards.