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Certificate 9280

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Transport
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Transport Dangerous
Goods Directorate
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Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
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Sécurité et sûreté

Direction générale du
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Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

Certificate No.: SH 9280 (REN 7)

Certificate Holder: Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: 2017-06-02

Expiry Date: 2019-06-30

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the members of the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the members of the CAODC, by road vehicle, dangerous goods that are UN1202, DIESEL FUEL, Class 3, Packing Group III, in a means of containment that does not comply with subsection 5.1(1) and paragraph 5.14(1)(a)(ii) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) for the purpose of this Equivalency Certificate, the following apply:

Type 1A Tank: a non-standardized means of containment that has a water capacity greater than 3 000 L and includes means of containment manufactured prior to December 31, 2007.

Type 2 Tank: a non-standardized means of containment that has a water capacity greater than 3 000 L and includes means of containment manufactured between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2007, as an attempt to meet CSA B620 Standard TC 406 specifications or as a design draft of the TC 44 specification;

(b) this Equivalency Certificate applies only to the Type 1A and Type 2 tanks included on the list dated April 28, 2009, submitted by the CAODC which is kept on file by the Executive Director, Regulatory Frameworks and International Engagement, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada;

(c) the tanks are selected and used in accordance with the requirements for TC 44 tanks prescribed in the CSA B621-09 "Selection and use of highway tanks, TC portable tanks, and other large containers for the transportation of dangerous goods, Classes 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, and 9", January 2009, cited in the rest of this certificate as CSA B621,

(d) the amount of dangerous goods in a tank while in transport does not exceed the lesser of:

(A) 10 000 L, or

(B) 30% of the capacity of the tank;

(e) each tank is assigned a fixed date at which it will be taken out of service in conformity with condition (i) of this certificate;

(f) no later than July 1, 2008, each tank has been marked on each exposed side with the following information:

(i) the certificate number "TC SH9280",

(ii) its assigned CAODC Inventory Identification Number, per the list referred to in condition (b) of this certificate,

(iii) the tank type per the definitions in condition (a) of this certificate, and

(iv) its assigned out-of-service date in conformity with condition (i) of this certificate.

All of the above markings appear on each exposed side of the tank in characters no less than 75 mm (3 in.) high, in a colour contrasting to the background, using the following format:

TC SH9280

CAODC ####

Tank type #

Out-of-service by: yyyy/mm/dd

(g) for Type 1A tanks:

(i) instead of the periodic inspection and testing requirement prescribed for TC 44 tanks under condition (c) of this certificate, the tanks are submitted to an annual external inspection conducted while the tank is filled to its rated capacity with diesel fuel, in accordance with the requirements of CSA Standard B620-09, "Highway tanks and TC portable tanks for the transportation of dangerous goods", January 2009, cited in the rest of this certificate as CSA B620. The required marking may be displayed immediately below the markings required in condition (f) of this certificate,

(ii) the tests and inspections are carried out by a facility registered for the inspection and testing of TC 406 tanks pursuant to CSA B620, or by a facility authorized to inspect and test TC 44 tanks pursuant to an Equivalency Certificate, and

(iii) the first periodic testing or inspection has been completed no later than January 31, 2009;

(h) for Type 2 tanks:

(i) the tanks are inspected tested and maintained as though they were TC 44 tanks, in accordance with the requirements of CSA B620 and CSA Standard B626-09, "Portable tank specification TC 44", February 2009. The required marking may be displayed immediately below the markings required in condition (f) of this certificate,

(ii) valves venting and specified appurtenances are fitted in accordance with TC 44 design requirements,

(iii) the tests and inspections are carried out by a facility registered for the inspection and testing of TC 406 tanks pursuant to CSA B620, or by a facility authorized to inspect and test TC 44 tanks pursuant to an Equivalency Certificate, and

(iv) the first periodic inspection or test has been completed no later than January 31, 2009;

(i) each tank is assigned an out-of-service date that:

(i) results in a progressive removal of tanks from service beginning on July 1, 2008,

(ii) for Type 1A tanks, is no later than January 1, 2022, and

(iii) for Type 2 tanks, is no later than January 1, 2032;

(j) each tank is removed from service no later than the earliest of:

(i) its assigned out-of-service date,

(ii) upon failure to meet any of the acceptance criteria for the inspections or tests referred to in conditions (g) or (h) of this certificate, and

(iii) upon showing signs of leakage, damage, corrosion or any other condition that may affect its lading retention capability;

(k) the certificate holder provides and updated list of the Type 1A and Type 2 tanks still in service to the Executive Director, Regulatory Frameworks and International Engagement, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada, no later than December 31st annually;

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

(m) the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors ensures that a copy of this Equivalency Certificate is provided to all members of the CAODC; and

(n) a current proof of membership with the CAODC 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

Image in permit

David Lamarche

Chief, Permits and Approvals division


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

Contact Person:

Steven Berg

VP Operations

Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors

717 7 AVE Southwest Unit 2050
CALGARY Alberta
T2P0Z3 Canada

Telephone:

403-264-4311

Fax:

E-mail:

sberg@caodc.ca

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the applicant to transport diesel fuel in non-standardized means of containment that does not comply with the requirements set out in subsections 5.1(1) and 5.14(1), Large Means of Containment, of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. This Equivalency Certificate allows the use of non-standardized tanks during a period of transition towards compliance with the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

This Equivalency Certificate covers only the tanks included on the list submitted by the CAODC.

No other tanks will be added to this list after October 4, 2007, the first issue date of Permit SH 9280.

The current list of the members of the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors is available at the following website:

http://www.thehitch.ca/member-directory/

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