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Augusta ME Ammonia Safety Day

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PFG North Center Foods

20 Dalton Rd

Augusta, ME 04330

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Augusta, ME Ammonia Safety Day

When: June 22, 2017

Where: PFG North Center Foods 20 Dalton Rd, Augusta ME 02822

Cost: Free

Lunch during the noon hour

Registration: 7:30am- 8:00am

Time: 8:00am- 4:30pm

Who Should Attend? Ammonia End-Users, Public Safety & Emergency Responders, Chemical Manufacturers and Suppliers.

Agenda Training Topics:

  • Understanding hazards of Ammonia
  • C-A-N Report and initial response life safety management
  • Risks and threats of industrial refrigeration hazard zones
  • Objectives of industrial refrigeration emergency shutdown
  • Rapid entry rescue, decontamination, and medical treatment
  • Command and control expectations
  • Containment options - use of the fan and tarp evolutions
  • Command team awareness of potential catastrophic threat
  • Dealing with downwind and downstream receptors
  • The transition of command to the Hazmat Tech. Team
  • Use of checklists, playbooks and reference guides
  • Review of a fire department SOP and teaming agreement

Note: Attendee involvement is encouraged. A platform for sending electronic questions via text message will be available during the training session.

For more information, contact Robert Gardner at (207) 624-4400, or Robert.S.Gardner@maine.gov.

Organizers and speakers volunteer their time; sponsors and exhibitors pay the cost of food, facilities, and materials. This allows us to put on the Safety Day for free.

Please let us know if you can participate as a sponsor or exhibitor. For more information, please contact Debra Montanez at (831) 453-7102 or email at debra.montanez@ammonia-safety.com







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