Compliance Verification Activity Report: CV1920-051 - Enbridge Pipelines Inc.

Overview

Compliance verification activity type: Field Inspection

Activity #: CV1920-051
Start date: 2019-12-10
End date: 2019-12-13

Team:

Regulated company: Enbridge Pipelines Inc.

Operating company: Enbridge Pipelines Inc.

Province(s) / Territory(s):

Discipline(s):

Related events:

Rationale and scope:

Safety oversight of operations activities at Hardisty and Edmonton Terminals: Hazard and risk identification to prevent incidents, Arc Flash, IOGP Life Saving Rules (Bypassing Safety Controls, Confined Space, Driving, Energy Isolation, Hot Work, Line of Fire, Safe Mechanical Lifting, Work Authorization and Working at Heights), Assess compliance with the OPR (Safety Management Program) and CLC requirements.

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 - Edmonton and Hardisty Terminals

Date & time of visit: 2019-12-11 17:30

Discipline: Safety Management

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 2 - Fire system - Edmonton Terminal

Date & time of visit: 2019-12-12 08:00

Discipline: Safety Management

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 3 - 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

There are no observations with outstanding follow-up

Observation 4 - IR 2 - Hazard Assessment and Control - Edmonton Terminal

Date & time of visit: 2019-12-12 08:00

Discipline: Safety Management

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Enbridge shall confirm that the Edmonton Terminal Facility Hazard Assessment has been reviewed and updated to reflect that the hazards and controls for the identified facilities on the assessment sheet are applicable to such facilities.

Due date: 2020-02-07

Date closed: 2020-02-14
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 3 - Buried piping dead legs - Edmonton Terminal

Date & time of visit: 2019-12-12 08:00

Discipline: Integrity Management

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Enbridge shall submit an inventory of the piping dead legs identified in the Edmonton Terminal which identifies pipe characteristics such as date of installation, diameter, wall thickness, coating type, products carried within such piping, dates of last inspection, and the type of inspection, assessment and repairs conducted.

Due date: 2020-02-07

Date closed: 2020-02-22
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 6 - IR 4 - Gas detection - Edmonton Terminal

Date & time of visit: 2019-12-12 08:00

Discipline: Safety Management

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

  1. Enbridge shall provide documentation which describes the risk assessment used to determine where stationary hydrogen sulphide detectors are installed in the terminal.
  2. Per the hierarchy of controls principle, state why strobe lights (or other means of visible or audible warnings) are not present on the exterior of the pump house buildings in order to notify and warn persons in the immediate area of a potential hazardous atmosphere that may be present in the event of a gas leak.

Due date: 2020-10-31

Date closed: 2020-11-23
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 5 - Hazard Assessment and Control - Hardisty Terminal

Date & time of visit: 2019-12-12 13:30

Discipline: Safety Management

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

 

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Enbridge shall confirm that the Hardisty Terminal Facility Hazard Assessment has been reviewed and updated to reflect that the hazards and controls for the identified facilities on the assessment sheet are applicable to such facilities.

Due date: 2020-02-07

Date closed: 2020-02-14
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 - IR 6 - Fire protection system and emergency evacuation exercise - Hardisty Terminal

Date & time of visit: 2019-12-13 09:00

Discipline: Safety Management

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

 

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Enbridge shall provide confirmation that all action items resulting from the post review of the emergency evacuation exercise have been completed. If not completed, Enbridge shall provide anticipated due date of completion.

Due date: 2020-02-07

Date closed: 2020-02-14
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 9 - IR 7 - Gas detection - Hardisty Terminal

Date & time of visit: 2019-12-13 09:00

Discipline: Safety Management

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

  1. Per the hierarchy of controls principle, state why strobe lights (or other means of visible or audible warnings) are not present on the exterior of the pump house buildings in order to notify and warn persons in the immediate area of a potential hazardous atmosphere that may be present in the event of a gas leak.

Due date: 2020-10-31

Date closed: 2020-11-23
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 10 - IR 8 - Pig traps - operating procedures - Hardisty Terminal

Date & time of visit: 2019-12-12 13:30

Discipline: Safety Management

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Enbridge shall confirm that the procedures used to operate the pig launchers and receivers are updated to reflect the tasks performed by the equipment operators.

Due date: 2020-02-07

Date closed: 2020-02-14
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 11 - CNC 1 - Illegible lockout tag - Edmonton Terminal

Date & time of visit: 2019-12-12 08:00

Discipline: Safety Management

Categories:

Facility:

Observations:

Inspection officers observed a lockout notification tag on a valve used to release water off site with faded/illegible remarks.

Compliance tool used: Corrected Non-compliance (CNC)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Company replaced illegible tag with new tag with clearly written notification/warning.

Due date: 2019-12-12

Date closed: 2019-12-12
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

There are no observations with outstanding follow-up

There are no observations with outstanding follow-up

There are no observations with outstanding follow-up

There are no observations with outstanding follow-up

There are no observations with outstanding follow-up

There are no observations with outstanding follow-up

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 12 - 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 13 - 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 14 - 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 15 - 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 16 - 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 17 - 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 18 - 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 19 - 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 20 - 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