Compliance Verification Activity Report: CV2021-213 - Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Overview

Compliance verification activity type: Field Inspection

Activity #: CV2021-213
Start date: 2020-10-01
End date: 2020-10-10

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Regulated company: Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Operating company: Kinder Morgan Canada Inc

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Rationale and scope:

Spread 7 - TMX Project Construction Inspection; Assess compliance to project specific safety plans/construction safety manuals; Contractor oversight; CLC requirements; and Condition 64 compliance.

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Regulatory requirements that apply to this activity:

Observations (no outstanding follow-up required)

Observation 1 - Information caviardée conformément au paragraphe 144(5) du Code canadien du travail

This information has been redacted pursuant to Section 144(5) of the Canada Labour Code

Observation 2 - General Observations

Date & time of visit: 2021-03-18 19:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 3 - CWP 70 Sheet Piles

Date & time of visit: 2021-03-17 13:55

Discipline: Safety Management

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Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 4 - CWP 75

Date & time of visit: 2021-03-17 17:55

Discipline: Safety Management

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Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 5 - CWP 98 Clearing

Date & time of visit: 2021-03-17 10:40

Discipline: Safety Management

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Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 6 - Indigenous Observation - Seven Generations Environmental Services

Date & time of visit: 2021-03-18 17:00

Discipline: Indigenous Monitoring

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Seven Generations Environmental Services Observation
No observation Information received by 04/29/2021 from Indigenous Monitor.

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 7 - Indigenous Observation - Seabird Island Band

Date & time of visit: 2021-03-18 18:00

Discipline: Indigenous Monitoring

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Indigenous Monitor - Seabird Island Band
Additional observations recorded by Indigenous Monitors participating in the CER inspection. Any compliance-related observations that require specific regulatory follow-up have been recorded above.

Safety inspection went well and no non-compliances were noted at any of the CWP’s. 

All environmental protection mitigations were present at each CWP. Sediment fencing, drip trays, spill kits, fencing and signage along all watercourses etc. 

Critter spotting cards available at CWP 99 & 62 for workers to fill out should they see any wildlife on site. 

Species at risk were printed off with pictures and information relating to the species at CWP 62 for Western Painted Turtle, Oregon Forrest Snail and Barn Owl. Bear awareness information poster posted as well.  

Digging by shovel to determine soil quality at CWP 62. KFN was not present at the time of the testing during the CVA but did give approval for four shovel digging tests. Approval for further digging was pending.  
Concerns mentioned by IM1 TM during CVA of knowledge of chance find procedure at contractor and worker level. CER IO's and IAMC IM’s watched the site specific orientation video at close out meeting to see the level of information given on chance finds.  




 

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observations (company follow-up required)

Identified non-compliances to company plans or procedures are non-compliances either to:

- the condition of an authorization document that requires the implementation of that plan or procedure; or

- the relevant section of the regulations that requires implementation of that plan or procedure including those sections that require implementation of plans or procedures as a part of a Program