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Intro to Ammonia Hazards

Learning Objectives

  • Describe characteristics of ammonia and where it may be found in the workplace
  • Describe the health effects related to ammonia exposure
  • Describe the health effects related to ammonia exposure
  • Describe actions to take if you are exposed to ammonia

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5 Minutes

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In this lesson you will learn about ammonia hazards in your workplace, what controls your employer has to protect you from exposure, and what to do if you or a coworker are exposed.

Course Outline
  • Intro to Ammonia Hazards
Regulations
  • 1910.1200, Hazard Communication
  • 29 CFR, Part 1926, Section 64 App A, List of Highly Hazardous Chemicals, Toxics and Reactives
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act - Section 5 (a)(1) and (2), General Duty Clause
  • 1910.111, Storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia