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Category: Nurse Tanks

The Fertilizer Institute’s ALERT on Nurse Tanks

This is to advise you that the Department of Transportation (DOT) has asked The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) to remind nurse tank owners and operators that under the provisions of 49 CFR 173.315(m), nurse tanks are exempt from certain DOT specification requirements ONLY when operating exclusively for agricultural purposes. This would include any nurse tank operating […]

Safety Advisory Letter: Notification of Safety Problems & Non-Compliance with Nurse Tanks

Based on eight (8) recent enforcement investigations, conducted by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Office of Hazardous Materials Enforcement (OHME), this letter is intended to notify the industry of serious safety problems and non-compliance issues regarding the maintenance, filling, transport and use of nurse tanks in anhydrous ammonia […]