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Certificate 11225

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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.: SA 11225 (Ren. 1)

Certificate Holder: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry -Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services

Mode of Transport: Air

Issue Date: June 3, 2015

Expiry Date: July 31, 2017

CONDITIONS

1. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Servicesto handle, offer for transport or transport, by cargo aircraft, operated under Subpart 2 or 3 of Part VII of the Canadian Aviation Regulations, dangerous goods in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the classes and quantities of dangerous goods handled, offered for transport or transported are essential for an activity listed in section 12.12 - Aerial Work of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations or in Appendix A of this certificate;

(b) the dangerous goods are handled, offered for transport or transported in compliance with section 12.12 - Aerial Work of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, except for paragraph 12.12(3)(d);

(c) for helicopter slinging operations, the information required in paragraph 12.12(3)(d) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations may be communicated to the pilot-in-command by radio communication;

(d) the dangerous goods are not forbidden for air transport as per Table 3-1 of Chapter 2 of Part 3 of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 11225 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(e) the dangerous goods are handled, offered for transport or transported to the last aerodrome of departure in compliance with the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(f) the dangerous goods are loaded aboard the aircraft or as an external load at the last aerodrome of departure to access the geographical area where the dangerous goods will be used in support of an activity referred to in condition 1.(a) of this certificate and no stops are permitted at any other aerodrome except for emergency reasons or re-fuelling.

2. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services to handle, offer for transport or transport, by aircraft, dangerous goods that are UN1950, AEROSOLS, flammable, containing substances in Class 6.1, Packing Group II, Class 2.1(6.1), UN1950, AEROSOLS, non-flammable, containing substances in Class 6.1, Packing Group II, Class 2.2(6.1), UN0054, CARTRIDGES, SIGNAL, Class 1.3G, Packing Group II, or UN0312, CARTRIDGES, SIGNAL, Class 1.4G, Packing Group II, in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the dangerous goods are transported in compliance with section 12.9 -Limited Access of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, except for subparagraph 12.9(1)(c)(iii) and subsections 12.9(2) to 12.9(12);

(b) the dangerous goods are loaded aboard the aircraft at the last aerodrome of departure to access the limited access area and no stops are permitted at any other aerodrome except for emergency reasons or re-fuelling;

(c) in the case of UN1950, AEROSOLS, flammable, containing substances in Class 6.1, Packing Group II, Class 2.1(6.1) or UN1950, AEROSOLS, non-flammable, containing substances in Class 6.1, Packing Group II, Class 2.2(6.1), (animal deterrent such as Bear Spray), the air operator ensures that:

(i) the quantity of dangerous goods per aerosol container is less than or equal to 400 ml,

(ii) the aerosol container is in compliance with section 5.11 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations and has two means of protection against actuation,


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 11225 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(iii)the aerosol container is placed in an outer means of containment that is clearly marked with "UN1950 - Bear Spray" and is designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured, and maintained so that under normal condition of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of dangerous goods that could endanger public safety,

(iv)the means of containment containing the aerosol container is transported in a baggage compartment that is separate from the passenger cabin or an area of the aircraft, approved by Transport Canada for transporting cargo, outside the aircraft cabin to prevent the dangerous goods from entering the air supply of the cabin of the aircraft,

(v) if condition 2.(c)(iv) of this certificate is not possible, the means of containment containing the aerosol container may be transported in the cabin of an aircraft, and the passengers are notified of its location; and

(d) in the case of UN0054, CARTRIDGES, SIGNAL, Class 1.3G, Packing Group II or UN0312, CARTRIDGES, SIGNAL, Class 1.4G, Packing Group II (animal deterrent such as Bear Bangers), the air operator ensures that:

(i) the dangerous goods have not deteriorated or been damaged,

(ii) the dangerous goods are in an outer means of containment that is clearly marked with "UN0054 - Bear Bangers" or "UN0312 - Bear Bangers" and is designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured, and maintained so that under normal condition of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of dangerous goods that could endanger public safety,

(iii)if the aircraft has a cargo area separate from the passenger cabin, the means of containment containing the dangerous goods is transported in a cargo area separate from the passenger cabin, and

(iv)the total number of devices containing the dangerous goods does not exceed six per person per flight.


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 11225 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

3. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services to handle, offer for transport or transport, by aircraft, dangerous goods in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the dangerous goods are transported in compliance with section 12.9 -Limited Access of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, except for subparagraph 12.9(13)(a)(ii);

(b) the dangerous goods are loaded aboard the aircraft at the last aerodrome of departure to access the limited access area and no stops are permitted at any other aerodrome except for emergency reasons or re-fuelling;

(c) each dangerous goods transported is referenced to a unique number which refers to information regarding the proper shipping name, UN number, packing method or packing instructions, marking and labeling, and quantity limitations. The dangerous goods reference numbers are found in Appendix B3 of the OMNRF Transportation of Dangerous Goods Manual;

(d) the air operator ensures that the pilot-in-command of the aircraft transporting the dangerous goods completes and signs a manifest, journey log or flight record, or any other type of document designated for this purpose in the Operator's Manual, that includes the reference number of the dangerous goods, the UN number and quantity of each dangerous goods transported that day;

(e) a copy of Appendix B3 of the OMNRF Transportation of Dangerous Goods Manual is available on board the aircraft.


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 11225 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

4. The air operator ensures that the personnel handling and transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate and a copy accompanies the dangerous goods.

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

__________________________

Benoit Turcotte

Director

Regulatory Affairs Branch


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 11225 (Ren. 1)

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

Contact Person: Tyler Wilson

Dangerous Goods Coordinator

Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency Services

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

2-475 Airport Road

Sault Ste. Marie ON P6A 5K6

Telephone: 705-779-4031

Facsimile: 705-779-2652

E-mail: tyler.wilson@ontario.ca

Explanatory Note

Part 1 of this Equivalency Certificate authorizes the certificate holder to transport dangerous goods (classes and quantities) that are essential for an activity referred to in condition 1.(a) of this certificate. The dangerous goods are transported in compliance with section 12.12 - Aerial Work of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations from the last aerodrome of departure to access the geographical area where the dangerous goods will be used in support of an activity referred to in condition 1.(a) of this certificate.

Part 2 of this Equivalency Certificate authorize the certificate holderto handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods in compliance with section 12.9 - Limited Access of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Part 3 of this Equivalency Certificate authorizes the certificate holderto use a reference number which refers to information regarding the proper shipping name, UN number, packing method or packing instruction, marking and labeling, and quantity limitations, instead of stating the proper shipping name on limited access documents. The dangerous goods reference numbers are found in Appendix B3 of the OMNRF Transportation of Dangerous Goods Manual.

Legend for Certificate Number

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

SU - More than one Mode of Transport

Ren. - Renewal

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 11225 (Ren. 1)

Appendix A - Activities

- Aerial Construction;

- Environmental research;

- Mining, gas and oil operations;

- Wildlife management;

- Hydrometry;

- Maintenance and repair of telecommunications infrastructure;

- Hydrology;

- Surveillance and maintenance of the transportation system;

- Surveillance and maintenance of electrical transmission corridors and infrastructure.



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Date modified:
2017-06-19