Regulatory and Code Updates for June to July 2017

RAE regularly produces a short summary of important changes to regulations and codes that may impact our clients. The following are the updates from the months of June to July:

ABSA issued an alert for the deregistration of ¾” hose assemblies registered under CRN 0D15253.2 to Fluid Hose & Coupling Inc. These hoses should be removed from service. See the alert here.
ABSA released Volume 22, Issue 2 of The Pressure News , Information Bulletin No. IB17-011, and Variance VA17-004 (IB17-012).

TSASK has created a table outlining the operator attendance requirements.
TSASK released a new paper about replacement nameplates and/or restamping of code data on pressure-retaining items. It is intended for companies that do not have a National Board R Symbol Certificate of Authorization. You can view the paper here.

BCSA has a new directive about the qualification of pressure welders in BC.

BC OGC released a bulletin informing about the new requirements for facility management programs for facilities.
BC OGC also released a bulletin regarding amendments to the Drilling and Production Regulation.


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