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Certificate 11775

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Transport
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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 11775

Certificate Holder: Petroleum Services Association of Canada

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: November 15, 2016

Expiry Date: November 30, 2018

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the members of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC), to handle, offer for transport or transport by road vehicle, dangerous goods that are Class 1, Explosives, jet perforating guns and initiation systems, in a means of containment selected and used in accordance with Packing Instruction EP01 of the standard CGSB-43.151-2012, "Packaging, handling, offering for transport and transport of Explosives (Class 1)", October 2012, incorporated by reference in section 5.8 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are authorized and classified in accordance with the Explosives Act and Regulations;

(b) the dangerous goods are segregated on the vehicle in accordance with the Explosives Act and Regulations;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 11775

CONDITIONS

Jet Perforating Guns

(c) the jet perforating guns are one or more of the dangerous goods listed below:

· UN0124, JET PERFORATING GUNS, CHARGED, oil well, without detonator, Class 1.1D, Packing Group II,

· UN0494, JET PERFORATING GUNS, CHARGED, oil well, without detonator, Class 1.4D, Packing Group II;

(d) each shaped charge affixed to the jet perforating gun does not contain more than 112 grams (4 ounces) of explosives;

(e) the jet perforating guns are completely enclosed in glass or metal casings or each shaped charge is fully protected by a metal cover once affixed to the jet perforating gun;

(f) the vehicle is equipped with specially built racks or carrying cases that are designed and constructed so that the jet perforating guns are securely held in place during transport and are protected from making contact with any other jet perforating gun, article or material carried in the vehicle;

(g) the jet perforating gun does not extend beyond the body of the vehicle;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 11775

CONDITIONS

Initiation Systems

(h) the initiation systems are one or more of the dangerous goods listed below:

· UN0029, DETONATORS, NON-ELECTRIC for blasting, Class 1.1B, Packing Group II,

· UN0030, DETONATORS, ELECTRIC for blasting, Class 1.1B, Packing Group II,

· UN0106, FUZES, DETONATING, Class 1.1B, Packing Group II,

· UN0255, DETONATORS, ELECTRIC for blasting, Class 1.4B, Packing Group II,

· UN0267, DETONATORS, NON-ELECTRIC for blasting, Class 1.4B, Packing Group II,

· UN0367, FUZES, DETONATING, Class 1.4S, Packing Group II,

· UN0384, COMPONENTS, EXPLOSIVE TRAIN, N.O.S., Class 1.4S, Packing Group II,

· UN0454, IGNITERS, Class 1.4S, Packing Group II,

· UN0455, DETONATORS, NON-ELECTRIC for blasting, Class 1.4S, Packing Group II,

· UN0456, DETONATORS, ELECTRIC for blasting, Class 1.4S, Packing Group II;

Handling and Transportation

(i) when jet perforating guns are handled or transported, no more than two initiation systems per jet perforating gun may be handled or transported. The initiation systems are segregated from each other in a means of containment having individual pockets for each such device or the means of containment is a fully enclosed steel container lined with a non-sparking material;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 11775

CONDITIONS

(j) when no jet perforating guns are handled or transported, no more than 50 initiation systems may be handled or transported. The means of containment for the initiation systems consists of an inner packaging, such as a bag or receptacle, and an outer packaging meeting the Type 6 Magazine or Type 10 Magazine requirements specified in the "Storage Standards for Industrial Explosives", May 2001, published by Natural Resources Canada;

(k) the shipping document that accompanies the dangerous goods includes both of the following information legibly and indelibly marked:

(i) "Equivalency Certificate No. SH 11775",

(ii) "Packaging approved by the competent authority of Canada";

(l) in addition to the requirements of Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the members of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) ensure that the personnel handling, offering for transport or transporting the dangerous goods are trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate;

(m) the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC)ensures that a paper or electronic copy of this Equivalency Certificate is provided to all its members; and


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 11775

CONDITIONS

(n) a current proof of membership with the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) must be readily available upon request.

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 11775

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

Contact Person: Patrick J. Delaney

Vice President, Health and Safety

Petroleum Services Association of Canada

Suite 1150, 734 - 7th Avenue S.W.

Calgary, AB T2P 3P8

Telephone: 403-781-7384

Fax: 403-263-7174

E-mail: pdelaney@psac.ca

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate allows the members of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) to handle, offer for transport or transport, on domestic voyages by road, dangerous goods that are:

· UN0124, JET PERFORATING GUNS, CHARGED, oil well, without detonator, Class 1.1D, Packing Group II,

· UN0494, JET PERFORATING GUNS, CHARGED, oil well, without detonator, Class 1.4D, Packing Group II or

their respective initiation systems in a manner that is similar to Packing Instruction US1 under 49CFR. It also allows for packaging exceptions for detonators that are also covered by 49CFR - § 173.63.

The current list of the members of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada is available at the following website:

https://members.psac.ca/Source/Members/psacDirectorySearch.cfm

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