Skilled trades updates

A new skilled trades certification has been announced by the Province. Learn more about how it affects our gas and electrical clients.  

Skilled trades updates

A new skilled trades certification has been announced by the Province. Learn more about how it affects our gas and electrical clients.  

Ammonia leak at an industrial food processing facility results in two people injured

Incident Investigation

Ammonia leak at an industrial food processing facility results in two people injured

June 21, 2021

Boiler, PV and Refrigeration

Reference Number:

II-1213103-2021 (#22551)



Location: Abbotsford

Regulated industry sector: Boilers, PV & refrigeration - Refrigeration system

Incident overview

Two people received first and second-degree chemical burns after an ammonia leak in an industrial food processing facility. An employee of the facility attempted to isolate the auto-purger and turn it off but was exposed to ammonia. A refrigeration technician then entered the mechanical room wearing a short-sleeve t-shirt and received chemical burns.

 

Attachment
Size
3760.51 KB