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Certificate 11558

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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 11558 (Ren. 1)

Certificate Holder: GFL Environmental Inc.

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: April 3, 2017

Expiry Date: December 31, 2020

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes GFL Environmental 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 UN3175, SOLIDS CONTAINING FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S., Class 4.1, Packing Group II, in a manner that does not comply with subparagraph 5.14(1)(a)(i) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations with regards to the selection of an intermediate bulk container that is not permitted by Packing Instruction 6 of the National Standard of Canada CAN/CGSB-43.146-2002, "Design, Manufacture and Use of Intermediate Bulk Containers for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods", January 2002, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are contaminated soils and are contained in UN standardized flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC) code 13H3 or 13H4;

(b) the FIBC are transported in or on a means of transport designed to facilitate cleaning and decontamination;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 11558 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(c) there is no free liquid visible at the time the dangerous goods are loaded or at the time the FIBC and transport unit are closed;

(d) when transported on board an open vehicle, the FIBC are water-tight and constructed so that neither rain nor road spray can come into contact with the dangerous goods;

(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; and

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SH 11558 (Ren. 1)"

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 11558 (Ren. 1)

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

Contact Person: Anika Hoffman

Engineer-in-Training

GFL Environmental Inc.

100 Cory Road, P.O. Box 25055

Saskatoon SK S7K 8B7

Telephone: 306-244-9500

Facsimile: 306-244-9501

E-mail: ahoffman@gflenv.com

Explanatory Note

This certificate is issued in order to allow GFL Environmental Inc., to use UN standardized flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC) that are not authorized by National Standard of Canada CAN/CGSB-43.146-2002, "Design, Manufacture and Use of Intermediate Bulk Containers for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods". These UN standardized FIBC are made of woven plastic with liner and are to be used for the transportation of contaminated soils.

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