The U.S. Chemical Safety Board referred to in the safety modules is an independent federal agency that is tasked with investigating the major causes of chemical accidents. They provide recommendations on safety improvements and provide lessons learned in hope to protect the community and environment from future incidents.
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Module 1: Ammonia Release at Millard Refrigerated Services
Class Tested by UM Separation Processes Course in Fall 2018
Description: Separation system to remove ethylene oxide from a room
Location: Theodore, Alabama, US
Date: August 23, 2010
Module 2: Ethylene Oxide Explosion at Stergenics
Description: Separation system to remove ammonia vapor release at Millard Refrigeration
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: March 9, 2004
Module 3: BP Explosion
Description: Removal of ammonia escaping into a safe room after release of in the plant