Ammonia safety made simple.

We believe in a natural & sustainable future for Aotearoa - which is why we are such massive Ammonia advocates. We take great pleasure in providing knowledge & inspiration to develop positive attitudes toward Health, Safety & Environmental culture for your people. 

"Amazing training - highly recommend to all who work with ammonia!"

Sloane Wallace. Excel Refrigeration Heath & Safety Manager. 

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Chilling with - Dennis Carswell

In light of the upcoming World Refrigeration Day this month, I thought no time was more suited to interview a few special individuals that have been valiantly keeping Aotearoa's refrigeration IndustRead more

World Refrigeration Day

The first commercially viable “Ice machine” utilizing an Ammonia vapour compression cycle was built in 1851, Geelong Victoria by a British Australian Journalist come engineer by the name of JamesRead more

Trainers worlds apart join forces to deliver Ammonia Safety day in Cape Town

On the 25th of April Andrew Perks and I delivered an Ammonia Safety day in Milnerton, Cape Town, South Africa.  The day had received a great turn out given the short notice, Andrew, Jill andRead more

Are you ready to work with Hydrocarbons?

Are you ready for Hydrocarbons? Do you know their properties, their dangers and how to work with them? Do you have the knowledge, practical skills and experience to safely work with HCs? If youRead more


Arguably regulation and the threat of punitive damages seems to be the biggest impulse to purchase fixed gas detection, on the contrary there is another angle which provides better financial decisionRead more

Gauge turns two today !

I wish to thank all our customers for the continued support and opportunity to provide advice and a way forward. Letting us train your workers and inspiring them to look at safety differently is theRead more

Do you have to notify Worksafe for an Ammonia leak?

In short, unless you know the local concentration, Ammonia leaks must be reported to Worksafe and they must also be investigated internally.  This is a tricky subject that will no doubt spark someRead more

Photonic Innovation FLD Sale

Why is this such a big deal?  Until now laser based detection technology has been pricey. This special offer lines the remarkable NZ technology inline with its electro-semi conductorRead more

Refrigeration Engineer Wanted

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Ammonia Safety Day Auckland 2018

Ammonia Safety Day Auckland 2018 lots of great discussions taking place. Unfortunately very little industry participation which was very interesting since this type of event hasn't occurred inRead more

When was the last time you stress tested your emergency response plan ?

Currently in New Zealand, Ammonia used in a refrigeration system is exempt from many of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017. There are however very clearRead more

Fernie Fatalities - What can we learn

The Fernie incident was a very sad and preventable tragedy. The series of events that took place have solidified yet again that poor management and lack of training can cause serious harm. Our respecRead more


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