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Certificate 10018

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Transport
Canada
Safety and Security

Transport Dangerous
Goods Directorate
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
Transports
Canada
Sécurité et sûreté

Direction générale du
transport des marchandises dangereuses
330, rue Sparks
Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0N5

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

Certificate No.: SH 10018 (Ren. 3)

Certificate Holder: Northwestel Inc.

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: June 30, 2015

Expiry Date: June 30, 2017

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Northwestel Inc., to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the certificate holder, by road vehicle, dangerous goods that are Class 3, Packing Group II or Packing Group III, in a means of containment that does not comply with Part 5 (Means of Containment) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the means of containment:

(i) is not intended for the transportation of dangerous goods and the presence of dangerous goods is due only to the use of the means of containment for the storage of the dangerous goods at fixed locations,

(ii) is transported for metal recycling or disposal,

(iii) prior to moving, is emptied to the maximum extent possible, and the residual amount of the dangerous goods never exceeds the lesser of the following volume in content when in transport:

(A)500 L, or

(B)5% of the capacity of the means of containment,


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 10018 (Ren. 3)

CONDITIONS

(iv) is designed, constructed, closed, secured, and maintained so that under normal conditions of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of dangerous goods that could endanger public safety, and

(v) when inverted, will not release dangerous goods;

(b) the means of containment is loaded and secured on the means of transport in such a way as to prevent, under normal conditions of transport, damage to the means of containment or to the means of transport that could lead to an accidental release of the dangerous goods;

(c) in addition to the requirements of Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the certificate holder ensures that the personnel handling, offering for transport or transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate;

(d) the shipping document that accompanies the dangerous goods includes the following information legibly and indelibly printed:

"Equivalency Certificate No. SH 10018 (Ren. 3)"

Note: The issuance of this Equivalency Certificate in no way reduces the certificate holder's responsibility to comply with any other requirements of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air, the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, and the Canadian Aviation Regulationsnot specifically addressed in this certificate.

Signature of Issuing Authority

_____________________________

Pascal Verville for

Benoit Turcotte

Director

Regulatory Affairs Branch


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 10018 (Ren. 3)

(The following is for information purposes only and is not part of this certificate.)

Contact Person: Glenn Bushell

Manager Contracts & Support

Implementation Department

Northwestel Inc.

P.O. Bag 2727

301 Lambert Street

Whitehorse YT Y1A 4Y4

Telephone: 867-668-5385

Facsimile: 867-668-6285

E-mail: gbushell@nwtel.ca

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the transportation of means of containment that do not comply with the requirements set out in Part 5 (Means of Containment) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. The means of containment may contain residual amounts of Class 3, Packing Group II or Packing Group III, due to storage of the dangerous goods at fixed locations. They must be emptied to the maximum extent possible prior to being transported. The means of containment are transported for metal recycling or disposal.

Legend for Certificate Number

SH - Road, SR - Rail, SA - Air, SM - Marine

SU - More than one Mode of Transport

Ren. - Renewal



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Date modified:
2017-06-19