Ammonia leakage in hardware factory, with a stench of 50m around

“Ammonia is leaking! Let’s run Xiao Zhang called the police while shouting. A few minutes later, the workers all escaped. Ammonia continues to spread in the air. The pungent and stinky smell makes people nauseous, scaring away the workers who tried to help themselves several times< At 6:40 last night, ammonia gas leaked from a hardware factory on Hongjian Road, Longchi Development Zone, Zhangzhou Taiwan investment zone. The Longchi fire squadron dispatched three fire engines and 15 firefighters to stop the leakage and dilute it for an hour before the danger was eliminated the leaking ammonia tank is outside the workshop with a capacity of about 3 cubic meters. Huang runwen, the leader of Longchi fire squadron, said that when they arrived, there was a strong pungent smell 50 meters around, “it was very smelly, many people were retching.”. See this situation, the firefighters quickly evacuated all the onlookers risk elimination and dilution are carried out at the same time. Firemen used a water gun to spray water on the leaking tank. Four firefighters put on protective clothing and air breathing apparatus, carrying plugging tools, and walked into the tank. More than ten minutes later, they tightened the valve, and the ammonia was no longer leaking it turned out that it was not the tank body that broke, but the valve was opened, resulting in a large stream of ammonia gas coming out according to the preliminary investigation, when a worker went to repair that night, he opened the valve by mistake due to improper operation, resulting in ammonia leakage at about 7:40 that night, the firefighters continued to spray water and the concentration of ammonia in the air dropped to a safe range before they left – Ms. Zheng, a citizen, calls Haidu hotline 2050110 to report the information, with a clue fee of 80 yuan . She says that ruzhiying ammonia is a colorless chemical with strong pungent smell. According to Huang runwen, leader of Longchi fire poisoning Squadron, liquid ammonia is highly volatile. Ammonia is very soluble in water and volatile. 1t is widely used in chemical industry, light industry, chemical fertilizer, pharmacy, synthetic fiber, plastics, dyes, refrigerants and other fields Huang runwen said that when ammonia reaches a certain concentration in the air, it will explode when encountering open fire, with a high risk factor. More dangerous is that the human body inhales ammonia, easy to cause poisoning symptoms. Mild, nasopharyngitis, sore throat, hoarseness, headache. 1n severe cases, it can cause dry throat, sore throat, dizziness and fatigue, dyspnea, and even life-threatening< 1n addition, ammonia is very harmful to skin and eyes. Skin contact with ammonia may cause severe burns. When ammonia gas contacts eyes, it will soon cause edema, corneal opacity, inflammation, and even blindness. Repeated or continuous contact with ammonia will lead to conjunctivitis the firefighters said that the clothes were polluted due to human contact with ammonia, so they should take off the clothes. Rinse with plenty of water. When washing, be sure to protect your eyes. Eye contact with ammonia, wash with plenty of water or normal saline our website solemnly declares that this article is reprinted by network media, only representing the author’s point of view, and has nothing to do with our website. 1f the information column articles and comments violate your legal rights, please call to let us know and we will deal with them in time

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