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Document ID (ISN)104983
CIS number 06-405
Year 2005
Convention or series no. Nota técnica n°03/2004
Title Industrial refrigeration using ammonia: Hazards, safety and financial auditing
Original title Refrigeração industrial por amônia: Riscos, segurança e auditoria fiscal [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego, Esplanada dos Ministérios. Bloco F, Sala 106, Anexo, Ala B, 1° Andar, 70059-900 Brasília DF, Brazil, 2005. 31p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.mte.gov.br/Empregador/segsau/Publicacoes/Download/Amonia.pdf [in Portuguese]
06-0405.pdf [in Portuguese]
Abstract Safety data sheet on industrial refrigeration systems that use ammonia. Contents: general description of such systems; data sheet on ammonia itself; hazards and safe management of refrigeration systems (installation, equipment and materials, protection methods, training of workers, relevant standards); financial auditing of safety measures; case study of an accident involving ammonia in a refrigeration plant in the city of Natal (state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil) and ensuing safety recommendations. Replaces CIS 04-433.
Descriptors (primary) refrigerating equipment; plant safety and health organization; ammonia; Brazil
Descriptors (secondary) case study; accident descriptions; economic aspects; safety guides; risk factors; data sheet; safety audits; personal protective equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances