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Regulatory and Code Updates for January 2016

Every month RAE produces a short summary of important changes to regulations and codes that may impact our clients. The following are the updates from the month of January:

ABSA released an Information Bulletin regarding a fatality caused by trying to make steam in a portable propane bottle.

ABSA released an Information Bulletin detailing an overview of amendments to PESR.

BCSA has issued its three-year business plan for anyone who may be interested:
http://safetyauthority.ca/news/media-releases/bc-safety-authority-releases-2016-2018-business-plan. This plan includes priorities related to asset owners – collecting more information, examining and assessing – so we may see more BCSA audits and more defined guidelines for asset owners in the next few years.

AER has laid charges against Apache for the 2014 pipeline spill near Whitecourt:
http://www.aer.ca/about-aer/media-centre/news-releases/news-release-2016-01-18

 

 

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