Ammonia piping connection within a refrigeration failed, releasing ammonia in a cold storage room

Incident Investigation

Ammonia piping connection within a refrigeration failed, releasing ammonia in a cold storage room

May 15, 2020

Boiler, PV and Refrigeration

Reference Number:

II-1014286-2020 (#17612)



Location: Abbotsford

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

Incident overview

The ammonia piping connection within a refrigeration system of an industrial food processing facility failed, releasing ammonia in the cold storage room.

 

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