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OSHA Ammonia Refrigeration Safety Checklist

The OSHA Ammonia Refrigeration Safety Checklist ensures that all employees are properly trained on handling Ammonia. Remove risk by being prepared.
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04/26/2021

OSHA Ammonia Refrigeration Safety Checklist

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The OSHA Ammonia Refrigeration Safety Checklist ensures that all employees are properly trained on handling Ammonia. Remove risk by being prepared.
  • Name of Business:

  • Date of Inspection:

  • Area Inspected:

  • Signature of Inspector:

  • Plant Safety

  • 1. Are all employees properly trained?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 2. Are all personnel assigned to work with anhydrous ammonia capable of working in a hazardous area?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 3. Are goggles used by all persons handling anhydrous ammonia?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 4. Are ammonia-resistant gloves used by all persons handling anhydrous ammonia?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 5. Is a safety water tank or an approved deluge shower available?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 7. Are rain suits or slickers available?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 8. Are boots available?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 9. Are two full face masks available?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 10. Are canisters current?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 11. Are two self-contained air masks available for emergencies?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 12. Are safety belts and life lines available?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 13. Is an approved first aid kit available?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 14. Are fire extinguishers in good condition?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 15. Have the local emergency authorities been trained in handling anhydrous ammonia emergencies?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 16. Are emergency telephone numbers conspicuously posted?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 17. Are storage tanks approved for anhydrous ammonia?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 18. Is the paint on storage tanks in good condition?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 19. Are the "Caution-Ammonia" or "Anhydrous Ammonia" decals in place?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 20. Are the "Warnings" and "First Aid" decals in place?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 21. Are "Wear Your Goggles" decals located throughout the work area?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 22. Are all valves, and like equipment, approved for anhydrous ammonia?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 23. Are the liquid and vapor valves properly identified?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 24. Are excess flow checks in all openings where required?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 25. Are relief valves checked and replaced regularly?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 26. Are all relief valves capped?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 27. Is all piping done with schedule 80, black pipe (no galvanized or brass)?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 28. Are all hoses labeled for anhydrous ammonia?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 29. Are all hoses and pipes equipped with relief valves where needed?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 30. Are hoses inspected regularly and changed when age or condition require?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 31. Are transfer connection areas (transport stubs, loading stations, and so on) marked "Caution-Ammonia" or "Anhydrous Ammonia" ?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 32. Is there an automatic back check in the transport liquid line?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 33. Are wheel chocks for nurse tanks, motor transports, and rail cars available?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 34. Are "Stop-Tank Car Connected" signs available and in use?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • 35. Is the site clean and well kept?

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A

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