Compliance Verification Activity Report: CV1920-173 - Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Overview

Compliance verification activity type: Field Inspection

Activity #: CV1920-173
Start date: 2020-01-08
End date: 2020-01-09

Team:

Regulated company: Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Operating company: Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Province(s) / Territory(s):

Discipline(s):

Related events:

Rationale and scope:

Burnaby and Westridge Terminals - Trans Mountain Expansion Project. Safety oversight of construction activities - worker safety [- Assess compliance with the OPR (Safety Management Program), CLC requirements and construction safety manuals/project specific safety plans.

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 Observations - Burnaby Terminal

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-08 12:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 2 - General Observations - Westridge Marine Terminal

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-09 11:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 3 - CNC 1 - rigging sling

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-08 13:15

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

A rigging sling with broken stitching was observed on a zoom boom at Burnaby Terminal. The sling was immediately removed from service and destroyed by a company representative.

Compliance tool used: Corrected Non-compliance (CNC)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Remove the sling from service and destroy it to prevent future use.

Due date: 2020-01-08

Date closed: 2020-01-08
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 - IR 1 - hearing protection for vacuum truck operators

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-09 11:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

The project-specific safety plan requires single hearing protection for noise-exposed workers including hydrovac operators. The only activity identified as requiring double hearing protection is piling.

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Provide evidence that noise exposure for hydrovac workers has been measured, and workers are not exposed to noise levels that exceed the limits listed in the Trans Mountain Expansion Project Lower Mainland Project Specific Safety Plan, Hearing Conservation. The response should include a summary of a noise measurement study for the affected workers.

Due date: 2020-02-21

Date closed: 2020-02-21
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 2 - manlifts

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-09 14:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

Several man lifts were observed at both Burnaby Mountain and Westridge Terminal.

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Company action required:

Provide the safe work procedures for manlifts used at Burnaby and Westridge Marin Terminal expansion.

Due date: 2020-02-21

Date closed: 2020-02-21
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 6 - IR 3 - health and safety trends

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-09 15:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Facility:

Observations:

Document review evidenced health and safery performance indicators are collected. Missing was evidence these data are analyzed for trends in hazards, incidents, and near misses.

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Provide the methodology in use which will help to identify potential trends when assessing health and safety data.

Due date: 2020-02-21

Date closed: 2020-02-21
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 7 - IR 4 - internal focus inspections

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-09 15:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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Observations:

The project specific safety plan contains requirements for internal inspections and audits conducted by the Contractor (pre-use, daily, weekly, monthly, and annually). The company has developed templates for focus inspections of high risk activities that will be performed by the Company independant of the construction contractor.

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Provide one sample of completed “Focus Inspections” for each activity.  Provide the template to be used for those inspections yet to be utilized.

Due date: 2020-02-21

Date closed: 2020-02-21
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 8 - IAMC Observation

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-08 11:00

Discipline: Indigenous Monitoring

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Facility:

Observations:

Additional Observation recorded by IAMC Indigenous Monitors participating in the CER Inspection (see attached document).  Any compliance related observations that require specific regulatory follow-up have been recorded above.

The information requests at the end of the attached document have been referred to the Indigenous Monitoring and Advisory Committee’s Issues Management System for proper follow up.

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 9 - IAMC Observation

Date & time of visit: 2020-01-08 11:00

Discipline: Indigenous Monitoring

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Facility:

Observations:

Additional Observation recorded by IAMC Indigenous Monitors participating in the CER Inspection.  Any compliance related observations that require specific regulatory follow-up have been recorded above.
 

Indigenous Monitor Observations
Date & time of visit: 2020-01-08 9:00
Discipline: Environmental Protection
Categories:Facility: Burnaby Tank Farm
Observations:
    
Date & time of visit: 2020-01-09 9:00
Discipline: Environmental Protection
Categories: Facility: Westridge Terminal
Observations:

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