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Certificate 11090

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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 11090 (Ren. 2)

Certificate Holder: Vancouver Island Health Authority

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: September 21, 2016

Expiry Date: September 30, 2018

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Vancouver Island Health Authority 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 UN1963, Helium, refrigerated liquid, Class 2.2, in a manner that does not comply with paragraph 5.10(1)(a) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are contained in a means of containment that is a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) diagnostic medical instrument of type Ingenia 1.5 T, manufactured by Philips Healthcare (ID number 56297662);

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

(c) the capacity of the means of containment is less than or equal to 1 600 L;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 11090 (Ren. 2)

CONDITIONS

(d) the means of transport used to transport the dangerous goods has displayed on it the dangerous goods safety marks in accordance with Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(e) 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;

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SH 11090 (Ren. 2)"

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

__________________________

David Lamarche P. Eng., ing.

Chief

Approvals and Special Regulatory Projects


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 11090 (Ren. 2)

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

Contact Person: Scott McCarten

Director Medical Imaging

Vancouver Island Health Authority

1952 Bay Street

Victoria BC V8R 1J8

Telephone: 250-370-8318

Facsimile: 250-370-8947

E-mail: scott.mccarten@viha.ca

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate allows the applicant to transport a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) instrument containing UN1963, Helium, refrigerated liquid, Class 2.2, in a non-specification means of containment. This instrument needs to be transported between medical facilities where it is required for patient care.

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