Ammonia leak at a community centre

Incident Investigation

Ammonia leak at a community centre

June 2, 2022

Boiler, PV and Refrigeration

Reference Number:

II-1385649-2022 (#28171)

Location: Vancouver

Regulated industry sector: Boilers, Pressure Vessel & Refrigeration - Refrigeration system

Incident overview

Ammonia was released into the atmosphere after a safety relief valve opened to depressurize the community centre’s refrigeration system. The community centre and the neighboring high school were evacuated.

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