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Ammonia Leak Detection in Ice Rinks

by Allan Whetter | Nov 13, 2017
Owners of ammonia refrigeration systems are responsible to ensure that all components are tested for ammonia leaks on a periodic basis by fully trained and qualified persons in accordance with written procedures. Evidence of an ammonia refrigerant leak from any part of the system must be reported to Technical Safety BC in accordance with Information Bulletin IB-BP-2017-01 posted on our website at
Technical Safety BC has released a Safety Bulletin regarding Rink Operations

This information bulletin is directed to owners of ice rinks that utilize an ammonia refrigeration system of the indirect type. These systems utilize a secondary coolant medium. This information bulletin is being released to raise the awareness of the importance to detect the presence of ammonia in secondary coolants.

Safety Bulletin - Ice Rink Operation
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