May 09, 2022 9:00AM to 3:30PM
*Event time posted in SAST (South Africa Standard Time)



Ammonia safety is one of the major risks for refrigerated warehouses. This 1-day short course will provide critical information in terms of Ammonia Safety as the programme takes you through the Advantages, Dangers, Future, Regulations, Best Practices and Lessons Learnt (How we Dealt with Ammonia Spill). An essential part of this course is looking at the Ammonia Emergency Response Plan – are you prepared?


Who Should Attend?

Various teams in the cold store are involved with Ammonia may it be training, dealing with contractors or that they will be involved, should an Ammonia spill occur. Ensuring that all teams are informed and up to date is important.

  • Ammonia Emergency Response Teams
  • Health & Safety Representatives
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Warehouse Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Firefighting Teams
  • First Aiders


Why Attend?

Be educated on Ammonia by one of South Africa’s most well known and trusted Ammonia Specialists, Andrew Perks and receive insights and lessons learned from a real-life ammonia spill.

  • What makes Ammonia one of the most efficient refrigerants even though it is hazardous?
  • What regulations govern Ammonia?
  • What are the Local & International Best Practices in terms of safety?
  • Lessons Learnt: How We Dealt with an Ammonia Spill
  • You have an ammonia leak – what now?
  • Is your Ammonia Emergency Plan up to standard and do you know where YOU fit into that plan?



                                            Price in USD

GCCA Members




Cancellation Policy

There is no cancellation fee before April 29, 2022. There are no refunds after April 29, 2022. However, you can make an attendee substitution at no additional charge, please call + 27 72 225 9820.



Students are required to attend & participate in all the classes to be issued with a Certificate of Attendance.

09h00 – 09h30

Important Information & Quiz

09h30 - 10h30

Ammonia and its Advantages, Dangers & Future


10h30 – 10h45



10h45 - 11h45

Regulations & Best Practices in Ammonia Safety


11h45 – 12h00



12h00 – 13h00

How we Dealt with an Ammonia Spill – Lessons Learnt


13h00 - 14h00



14h00 – 15h00

Manage the Moment – Is your Ammonia Emergency plan up to standard?

15h00 – 15h30

Take Aways & Quiz


Categories: Training/Education