Compliance Verification Activity Report: CV2021-182 - Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Overview

Compliance verification activity type: Field Inspection

Activity #: CV2021-182
Start date: 2020-11-18
End date: 2020-11-19

Team:

Regulated company: Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Operating company: Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Province(s) / Territory(s):

Discipline(s):

Rationale and scope:

Verifying compliance to the project DP Plan - condition 64 [CER should conduct onsite verification that the company has implemented its DP plan in the larger centres]. The inspection focused on the following: TM’s adherence to their Damage Prevention Plan, as written, for new work around its own existing facilities and other utilities; The management of and compliance to the permits requested and permits obtained; Managing safety in proximity to various utilities including roads, traffic, other pipelines and buried infrastructure; communication of safety requirements and procedures between all parties onsite during the crossings; the chain of authority/command on site; the roles of parties onsite; communication with residents in proximity to work sites; Record keeping; Other related issues if and as observed.

Compliance tool(s) used:

Facility details

Facilities:

Regulatory requirements

Regulatory requirements that apply to this activity:

Observations (no outstanding follow-up required)

Observation 1 - Site #1 - Line 1 Black Pine

Date & time of visit: 2020-11-18 11:33

Discipline: Damage Prevention

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

Site #1: Open Cut at Black Pines @ 11:33h   KP 816.572

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 2 - Site #2: Airport Bypass

Date & time of visit: 2020-11-18 13:13

Discipline: Damage Prevention

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

Site #2 :  Airport Bypass arrived @ 13:16

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