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 2016 RETA National Conference


October 4-7, 2016


Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

3700 West Flamingo Rd

Las Vegas, Nevada 89103


"All in For Education!"

Topics and Hands-On - We are taking this to heart by offering attendees a truly robust program full of a variety of topics, including Technical Sessions in the areas of Compliance, Engineering, Manufacturing & Operations. Hands-On sessions will also be available, as well as Manufacturer Specific Sessions.

Certification and Training - Attendance accrues RETA professional development hours (PDH) applicable to maintaining RETA certification. Earn up to 15 RETA PDH from the Conference program or up to 28 RETA PDH with a combination of the Refrigeration Review Course and Conference program. RETA PDH may be applied toward CIRO, CARO, CRES and RAI certification maintenance.

Exhibitors, Guest Programs and more - Besides educational tracks and the review and certification program, attendees will have an opportunity to discuss and exchange information, meet vendors in the field through the exhibition & Hot Point Tracks, and attend events like the RETA Business Lunch, Rumble, & Awards Banquet.

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 Omaha, Nebraska Safety Day 


October 11, 2016


Metropolitan Community College

Industrial Training Building (ITC), Room 120

2909 Ed Babe Gomez Ave

Omaha, Nebraska 68107


*Register today for this FREE event*


Agenda topics will include:

  • Hazard Analysis Quick Guide for emergency responders

  • Life Safety Plan for safe evacuation and rapid entry rescue

  • Setting Isolation and Protective Action Zones Dealing with downwind receptors

  • Health and emergency medical – proper decontamination

  • Valve and piping problems that leads to emergency events

  • Dealing with high pressure system circumstances

  • Mastering the emergency shut-down procedure

  • Ammonia demonstrations by ASTI and Airgas

  • Building readiness to engage the Hazmat Tech team

  • Integrating with public safety responders Presentation by Fire Service, EPA, OSHA

Organizers and speakers volunteer their time; sponsors and exhibitors pay the cost of food, facilities, and materials. This allows us to put on the Safety Day for free.

Register here


 Elkton, Virginia Safety Day


October 13, 2016


McGaheysville Volunteer Fire Company

80 Stover Dr

McGayeysville, Virginia 22840

*The Firehouse is 9.5 miles East of Interstate 81McGayeysville, exit 24 7 A


*Register today for this FREE event*


Agenda topics will include:

  • Understanding Ammonia and how to avoid injury

  • Worker and emergency responder readiness

  • PSM – “Prevent them all or stop them small

  • How accidents happen, mitigations, and safety equipment to stop them

  • Strengthening the tri-pod relationship between public safety, industry, and the regulators

  • Supporting emergency response in the first 30 minutes

  • Simulation program – engaging your emergency plan to deal with the highest challenges Rescue and high pressure aerosol control

Organizers and speakers volunteer their time; sponsors and exhibitors pay the cost of food, facilities, and materials. This allows us to put on the Safety Day for free.

Register here

  Central Florida Ammonia Refrigeration Regional Conference


November 3-4, 2016


Caribe Royale

8101 World Center Dr

Orlando, FL 32821


The registration of $40 for two days, daily box lunch, breaks and Thursday Reception



  • Hands-on workshops & Manufacturer-Specific workshops
  • 4-hour compressor tear-down workshops
  • Live release ammonia demonstration
  • Technical sessions
  • Attendee materials
  • Two full days of educational programming – may earn up to 14 PDH

For additional information contact Ernest Leavell at (863) 241-4482 or


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 Northwest Food & Beverage Manufacturers EXPO & Conference


July 9 - 11, 2017


Oregon Convention Center

777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Portland, OR 97232



More information to follow


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Click here for Information specific to ASTI Safety Days

    Ammonia Safety Day Goals - Participants Will:

    • Understand the properties of ammonia
    • Understand the threats, hazards and managing risks of ammonia
    • Learn operating and maintenance techniques
    • Learn practical steps to prevent injury when working on an ammonia system
    • Meet the local emergency responders and enforcement personnel that regulate the industry
    • Make new friends
    • Find new resources

      April 9th, 2015 - 11th Annual Southeastern Pennsylvania RETA Regional Training EXPO

      12th Annual Yuma Area Ammonia Safety Day 


      February 11, 2016


      Yuma Civic Auditorium

      1440 W Desert Hills Dr

      Yuma, AZ 85365


      Ammonia is a vital chemical to our modern lives - come learn to respect this chemical, and to appreciate it 



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