February 10, 2018

Urea Incident Database: Share for Safety

Authors: Jo Eijkenboom and Mark Brouwer UREAKNOWHOW.COM   Incidents happen in the chemical Industry. Many of these incidents do not surface but one should be aware of the fact that every incident has a learning factor and may avoid another incident in the future. has a Urea Incident Database […]
February 1, 2018
Lessons Learned from an Anhydrous Ammonia Release Incident

Lessons Learned from an Anhydrous Ammonia Release Incident

Author: John J. Pallen; J.R. Simplot Co., Lathrop, CA 95330 (initial publish by AICHE Safety in Ammonia Plants and Related Facilities Symposium in 1989)   An anhydrous ammonia leak from the base of a 6,500-metric-ton atmospheric storage tank occurred at a California fertilizer manufacturing facility in March 1986. Lessons learned […]
December 13, 2016

Development of Fertilizer Technologies Risk Register

Tech Safety Group with support from (UKH) and (AKH) communities, are engage in developing the Fertilizer Technologies Risk Register. Based on a cloud platform the risk register is available to all UKH and AKH users for consultation, review and input. The development of this industry specific risk register […]
December 13, 2016
Ammonia tank de-commissioning

Risk Review and HAZOP study for Ammonia tank de-commissioning in India

Ammonia specialists from Tech Safety Group (TSG) were involved in supporting Global Remote Pty Ltd. in Mumbai for ammonia tank de-commissioning and inspection for a local fertilizer manufacturer. Process safety and mechanical engineering support was necessary to complete this job. As result of this collaboration TSG has provided the following […]
December 13, 2016
process risk mitigation

Demonstration for process risk mitigation for a fertilizer manufacturer in Europe

Our client, a European fertilizer manufacturer, wanted to conduct a review of their process safety risks identified in various studies developed during a revamp project for ammonia and urea plant and identify all risks related with potential Major Accident Hazards (MAH) that could cause harm to operators, environment and company […]