Compliance Verification Activity Report: CV1920-454 - TransCanada PipeLines Limited

Overview

Compliance verification activity type: Field Inspection

Activity #: CV1920-454
Start date: 2020-01-14
End date: 2020-01-16

Team:

Regulated company: TransCanada PipeLines Limited

Operating company: TransCanada PipeLines Limited

Province(s) / Territory(s):

Discipline(s):

Rationale and scope:

Assess compliance with the OPR, CLC and company-specific safety program requirements. Hazard and risk identification, evaluation and controls; Lock-Out/ Tag-Out and hazardous energy isolation; Safe work practices including company life-saving rules. Inspection new construction related to the Station 130 (Maple) C4 compressor upgrade (Certificate XG-T211-013-2018)

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Facility details

Facilities:

Regulatory requirements

Regulatory requirements that apply to this activity:

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Observations (no outstanding follow-up required)

Observation 1 - STN 127 - Barrie

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-14 09:30

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

 No items of non-compliance were observed. Staff were very accommodating and thorough in their response to the CER inspector’s questions.

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 2 - STN 130 - Maple

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-15 07:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 3 - STN 134 - Bowmanville

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-16 09:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

 
 

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 4 - CNC 1 - improper storage of flammable liquids (STN 130)

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-15 14:30

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

Three 16kg barrels of isopropyl alcohol were stored on the floor of B-plant compressor building. When asked, company representatives stated these were used for annual cleaning that had yet to be conducted. 

Compliance tool used: Corrected Non-compliance (CNC)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

The Company shall remove the three barrels of isopropyl alcohol until such time as it is to be used.

Due date: 2020-01-15

Date closed: 2020-01-15
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

There are no observations with outstanding follow-up

Observation 5 - 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

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

Observation 6 - 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