Compliance Verification Activity Report: CV2122-097 - Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

Overview

Compliance verification activity type: Field Inspection

Activity #: CV2122-097
Start date: 2021-06-17
End date: 2021-06-17

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Regulated company: Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC

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Rationale and scope:

TMX Spread 7b - Assess field implementation of construction safety manual and project specific safety plans for ongoing construction activities; company oversight of contractors - training & competence, monitoring, supervision and accountability; verify implementation of corrective actions from incident and near miss investigations.

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Observations (no outstanding follow-up required)

Observation 1 - IR 1 - TMEP oversight - Line of Fire (LSR 05)

Discipline: Safety Management

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Observations:

The Trans Mountain Expansion Project Health and Safety Management Plan requires safety inspections be performed in accordance with the Inspection Measuring and Monitoring Plan (IMM). 

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

  1. Provide a copy of the Inspection Measuring and Monitoring Plan (IMM) latest revision.
  2. If applicable, provide evidence that Line of Fire (LSR 05) focus inspections have been performed in accordance with the IMM from January-May 2021.
    1. Provide five (5) copies of Line of Fire (LSR 05) focus inspections completed between January 1, 2021 and May 31, 2021.

Due date: 2021-06-16

Date closed: 2021-06-17
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 2 - IR 2 - incident investigation

Discipline: Safety Management

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Section 17.0 of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project Heath and Safety Management Plan requires contractors to report and investigate all incidents. 

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

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Company action required:

  1. Provide a copy of the contractor and TMEP (if applicable) investigation report for:
    1. The high potential near miss (incident 803) that occurred on 22 Feb 2021 at Westridge Marine Terminal involving the removal of peri-forms from the portal area.
    2. The high potential near miss that occurred on 14 April 2021 at Westridge Marine Terminal involving the derrick barge spud that fell to the barge deck (incident 963).
  2. Provide a copy of the contractor preliminary investigation and TMEP preliminary investigation for 2 June 2021 incident (incident 1130) at Burnaby Terminal involving two workers struck by concrete forms.

Due date: 2021-06-28

Date closed: 2021-06-28
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 - IR 3 - FSI records for June 17, 2021

Discipline: Safety Management

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Observations:

CER IO accompanied TMEP Chief Inspector during an inspection of spread 7b activities on 17 June 2021. On several occasions, TMEP staff were observed questioning contractors on changing work conditions and how this was reflected in their FLHA’s. Illegible barrier tags were brought to the attention of contractors for correction.  A confined space entry log was corrected for not having the current date and gasoline was observed in a plastic “diesel” container and removed from service.

Compliance tool used: Information Request (IR)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

Provide evidence that deficiencies noted by the TMEP Chief Inspector on June 17, 2021 were documented and made their way into the communication processes for sharing across Spread 7b.

Due date: 2021-06-22

Date closed: 2021-06-22
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 4 - General Observations

Date & time of visit: 2021-06-17 09:00

Discipline: Safety Management

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CWP 077, 82, 83a 

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