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4.12.711    SAFETY

(1)  A qualified attendant is required to transfer anhydrous ammonia and shall be trained in safe operating practices, use of equipment, safety devices, and the proper action to take in the event of emergencies.

(2)  All storage systems shall have on hand, as a minimum, the following equipment for emergency and rescue purposes:

(a)  one gas mask with 2 refill canisters suitable for anhydrous ammonia use. Canisters shall not be opened until ready for use and shall be discarded after use. Canisters outside date limitations will not be accepted as meeting the requirements of this rule.

(b)  one pair of protective gloves made of material impervious to anhydrous ammonia (NH3)  ;

(c)  one pair of protective boots made of material impervious to anhydrous ammonia (NH3)  ;

(d)  one protective slicker/apron or protective pants and jacket made of material impervious to anhydrous ammonia (NH3)  ;

(e)  easily accessible shower within the work area or at least 75 gallons of clean water in an open top container;

(f)  tight-fitting, vented chemical goggles.

History: Sec. 80-10-503, MCA; IMP, Sec. 80-10-503, MCA, NEW, 1986 MAR p. 1820. Eff. 10/31/86.

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