Anhydrous ammonia safety meetings planned
Bismarck, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) and the North Dakota Agriculture Association (NDAA) will be hosting a series of anhydrous ammonia safety trainings across the state.
Safety trainings are a requirement for any person handling, transferring, transporting or otherwise working with anhydrous ammonia at storage facilities. Training session registration is $40 and includes information on the chemical properties of anhydrous ammonia, responding to anhydrous emergencies, hazard materials transport and regulatory updates, among other topics.
Attendees will learn safe operating practices and be able to take appropriate actions when faced with minor leaks as well as emergency situations.
The training sessions are as follows:
Feb. 11 Berthold – Sportsman Club 10 a.m.
Feb. 11 Washburn – Swanson Building 2:30 p.m.
Feb 12 Mott – Knights of Columbus 2:30 p.m.
Feb. 13 Napoleon – Ruben’s Café, Main St. 2:30 p.m.
Feb. 25 Hatton – Community Center 10 a.m.
Feb. 25 Gwinner – Springs Golf Course 2:30 p.m.
Local emergency response officials are encouraged to attend. They will receive free registration.
Please contact Eric Delzer, NDDA fertilizer program specialist, at 701-328-1508 for more information or to register.