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Working safety with anhydrous ammonia.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1979 Jan; :1-27
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00092767
Abstract
Safety procedures for working with anhydrous-ammonia (7664417) are presented. Chemical properties and exposure effects are discussed. First aid procedures are described for inhalation exposures, eye and skin contact, or ingestion. Personal protective equipment also is described, along with safe operating procedures and work practices. The safe handling and use of cylinders containing anhydrous-ammonia also are discussed. Examples are included of accidents related to improper or careless use of equipment. A listing of NIOSH and OSHA regional offices is given.
Keywords
Agricultural-chemicals; Safety-practices; Control-methods; Work-environment; Occupational-health; Accident-control; Safety-research; Fertilizer-manufacturing
CAS No.
7664-41-7
Publication Date
19790101
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1979
NTIS Accession No.
PB80-184427
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 79-120
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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