Tag Archives: industrial equipment

22 hospitalized in ammonia leak at Gadsden Chicken Processing Facility, MCI Event

AL.com Officials say 22 people were hospitalized due to an ammonia leak at Koch Foods in Gadsden Friday night.   At 4:23 p.m., the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency was notified of an anhydrous ammonia leak at Koch Foods on Paden Road in Gadsden, EMA officials said.¬†Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency officials said 22 people have been taken to area ...

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Industrial Fire Familiarization: Floating Roof Tanks

Industrial Fire Familiarization: Floating Roof Tanks   HMN-Floating roof tanks are common forms of storage at many industrial sites, especially those processing or storing petroleum based products. ¬†Familiarizing yourself with their anatomy will give you the upper hand on any emergency involving one of these tanks.   Anatomy These tanks are built as a hollow shell, with a movable, floating ...

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