Posts Tagged ‘ Freon ’

Alert on after 2nd coolstore blast

Jul 15th, 2010 | By

The Labour Department has issued a hazard alert after a refrigeration technician was burnt by exploding hydrocarbon-based refrigerant in circumstances disturbingly similar to the fatal Icepak Tamahere blast.

Icepak confirms it faces charges

Sep 27th, 2008 | By

Icepak has confirmed it is among those charged yesterday in relation to the Tamahere coolstore explosion that killed senior station officer Derek Lovell and seriously injured seven other firefighters.

Too risky to rebuild: expert

Jun 3rd, 2008 | By

Expert advises against coolstore rebuild at Tamahere because of the risk of further explosions and fire from flammable refrigerants