Ammonia Awareness - Toronto
IN ACCORDANCE WITH CSA AND ONTARIO OH&S
Ammonia (NH3) is a colorless gas with a characteristically pungent smell that is common in nature and widely used for the following: fertilizers, cleaners, fermentation, food products, refrigeration, remediation, fuel, stimulants, textiles and wood working. Ammonia is both caustic and hazardous in its concentrated form. Global production of ammonia is over 176 million tonne annually and is transported for use in industry via rail and truck.
Due to its hazardous nature and its wide use in industry, ammonia handling should only be conducted by properly trained workers in order to minimize the risk of accidental exposure and injury.
This comprehensive 4-hour Ammonia Awareness Course, is designed to improve the awareness of the hazards of working in an environment where Ammonia may be present.
Ammonia Awareness Course Objectives:
- Product use
- Exposure Limits
- Hazard Identification
- First Aid Measures
- Fire or Explosion Data
- Accidental Release Measures
- Handling and Storage
- Exposure Controls and PPE
- Properties of NH3
- Stability and Reactivity
- Toxicological Information
- Disposal Considerations
This course is applicable to all those who work with or around Ammonia including but not limited to farmers, contractors, building maintenance personnel, HVAC workers and industrial workers.
Upon completing this course you will have a better understanding of how to properly identify, handle, store, protect and dispose of ammonia.