BLOGAmmonia Safety Industry News And Information
2016, Our 32 Hour Managing Ammonia Training program provides a unique method of preventing, preparing for, responding to and recovering from incidents involving ammonia and other chemicals.read more
On January 11, 2017, ASTI hosted the Boston Ammonia Safety Day in Boston, MA.read more
On February 14, 2017, ASTI hosted the Phoenix Arizona Safety Dayread more
On February 16, 2017, ASTI hosted the Yuma Arizona Ammonia Safety Day.read more
On March 23, 2017, ASTI hosted the Las Vegas Nevada Ammonia Safety Day.read more
On April 20, 2017, ASTI hosted the Ozark Regional Ammonia Safety Day in Pineville, MO.read more
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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...read more
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...read more
The sponsorship of these industry-leading companies helps us continue our mission to make ammonia (NH3) the safest managed hazardous material in the world. We invite you to learn more about them and the benefits of becoming an ASTI sponsor.
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.