Compliance Verification Activity Report: CV1920-176 - Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Overview

Compliance verification activity type: Field Inspection

Activity #: CV1920-176
Start date: 2020-03-10
End date: 2020-03-11

Team:

Regulated company: Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Operating company: Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Province(s) / Territory(s):

Discipline(s):

Rationale and scope:

Spread 1 - TMX Project. Safety oversight of construction activities - worker safety. Assess compliance with the OPR (Safety Management Program), and construction safety manuals/project specific safety plans. - Contractor oversight, pipe handling, trenching, and hoisting and rigging

Compliance tool(s) used:

Facility details

Facilities:

Regulatory requirements

Regulatory requirements that apply to this activity:

Observations (no outstanding follow-up required)

Observation 1 - General Safety

Date & time of visit: 2020-03-11 16:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 2 - NNC #1 Incident Investigation

Date & time of visit: 2020-03-11 16:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

CER inspectors reviewed three incidents with TMEP representatives. Incident investigation details were captured on TMEP Contractor Incident Report Forms. Section 10, 11 and 12 of the TMEP Contractor Incident Report Form require acknowledgment that TMEP safety management have reviewed the contractor investigation for quality and completeness as well as the adequacy of corrective actions. On all three incident reviewed TMEP had failed to complete sections 10, 11 or 12.

Compliance tool used: Notice of Non-compliance (NNC)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Provide a plan to ensure TMEP’s commitment to assure the quality of contract incident reports and investigations and verify the adequacy of corrective actions.

Due date: 2020-04-30

Date closed: 2020-05-01
Note: the date closed is the date that the inspector completed their review of the company corrective actions for adequacy and determined that no further actions are required.

Reason closed: Requirement met

Compliance achieved: Yes

Observation 3 - NNC #2 Excavation

Date & time of visit: 2020-03-11 16:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

SF28 Excavation Shoring and Slope:

Compliance tool used: Notice of Non-compliance (NNC)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

The company is to ensure that measures are in place to meet its obligations at 6.5..1 (c)(e)(f) and (k) with respect to:

Due date: 2020-04-30

Date closed: 2020-05-01
Note: the date closed is the date that the inspector completed their review of the company corrective actions for adequacy and determined that no further actions are required.

Reason closed: Requirement met

Compliance achieved: Yes

Observation 4 - NNC # 3 Pipe cutting

Date & time of visit: 2020-03-11 16:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

The CER has the expectation that the company has adequate and effective oversight of its contractors.  

Compliance tool used: Notice of Non-compliance (NNC)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

The company is to ensure that measures are in place to meet its obligations at 6.5..1 (c)(e)(f) and (k) with respect to:

Due date: 2020-04-30

Date closed: 2020-05-22
Note: the date closed is the date that the inspector completed their review of the company corrective actions for adequacy and determined that no further actions are required.

Reason closed: Requirement met

Compliance achieved: Yes

Observation 5 - IR # 1

Date & time of visit: 2020-03-11 16:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

Please provide the following documentation to support the inspection:

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

 

Due date: 2020-03-18

Date closed: 2020-03-30
Note: the date closed is the date that the inspector completed their review of the company corrective actions for adequacy and determined that no further actions are required.

Reason closed: Requirement met

Compliance achieved: Yes

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