Anhydrous Ammonia Certified Grower Training

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February 21
Asmark Agricenter-(150 Seating Capacity)
14171 Carole Dr
Bloomington, IL 61705
February 22
Unique Suites-(100 Seating Capacity)
920 W. Lincoln Ave
Charleston, IL 61920
February 23
The Pavilion-(100 Seating Capacity)
1602 Sioux Dr.
Marion, IL 62959
February 25
Effingham Events Center (60-Seating Capacity)
1501 W Fayette Ave
Effingham, IL 62401
March 01
Mendota Civic Center-(100 Seating Capacity)
1901 Tom Merwin Dr.
Mendota, IL 61342
March 02
Knox Agri Center-(75 Seating Capacity)
180 S Soangetaha RD.
Galesburg, IL 61401
March 03
Holiday Inn-(100 Seating Capacity)
4821 Oak St.
Quincy, IL 62305
March 04
Poe’s Catering-(150 Seating Capacity)
295 E Andrew Rd.
Springfield, IL 62707
March 14
Asmark Agricenter-(150 Seating Capacity)
14171 Carole Dr
Bloomington, IL 61705
 

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All growers or grower farm operators who transport or apply anhydrous ammonia, or
otherwise maintain anhydrous ammonia equipment, shall be certified to understand:

  • Properties of ammonia
  • Competent in safe operating practices
  • How to take appropriate actions in the event of a leak or emergency
  • Personal protective equipment & first aid
  • Transportation safety

Growers and grower farm operators have until April 1, 2022 to be initially certified, and must participate in refresher training every three years.

Who needs to be certified?

GROWER: Any individual who produces an agricultural commodity on property he or she owns or controls

GROWER FARM OPERATOR: An individual employed by or otherwise authorized by a grower to transport or apply anhydrous ammonia, or to otherwise maintain anhydrous ammonia equipment. These individuals include grower family members, full-time and part-time hired help, and others providing anhydrous ammonia services at no fee.

*This new requirement is found in the IDOA regulations regarding anhydrous ammonia at 8 Illinois Administrate Code 215.

 

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