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Certificate 5380

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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.: SU 5380 (REN 11)

Certificate Holder: BC Hydro Power & Authority

Mode of Transport: Marine, Road

Issue Date: 2017-05-19

Expiry Date: 2019-05-31

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes BC Hydro Power & 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 or by ship on a domestic voyage, dangerous goods that are UN1391, ALKALI METAL DISPERSION, Class 4.3, Packing Group I, in a manner that does not comply with the provisions of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, except Part 6 and Part 8, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are included in PCB field test kits;

(b) the dangerous goods are contained in glass ampoules and do not exceed 0.35 grams per sealed glass ampoule;

(c) the glass ampoules are packed in a sealed plastic tube, placed in a polyethylene test tube and then packaged in a means of containment that 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;

(d) the maximum amount of kits per consignment does not exceed 20;

(e) the outer packagings containing the dangerous goods or a document accompanying the dangerous goods are marked legibly and indelibly with the certificate number "SU 5380"; and

(f) 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.

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

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David Lamarche

Chief

Permits and Approvals division


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

Contact Person:

Gregory Quan

Senior Safety Advisor

BC Hydro Power & Authority

4555 KINGSWAY Unit 10 Floor
BURNABY British Columbia
V5H4V8 Canada

Telephone:

604-528-1517

Fax:

604-528-3465

E-mail:

gregory.quan@bchydro.com

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate allows the applicant to transport small quantities of dangerous goods, contained in PCB field test kits, to various locations in British Columbia without having to comply with all requirements of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. This certificate recognizes the low level of hazard posed by these kits.

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