Compliance Verification Activity Report: CV1718-361 - Enbridge Pipelines Inc.


Compliance verification activity type: Field Inspection

Activity #: CV1718-361
Start date: 2018-01-16
End date: 2018-01-18


Regulated company: Enbridge Pipelines Inc.

Operating company: Enbridge Pipelines Inc.

Province(s) / Territory(s):


Rationale and scope:

Construction inspection of the Line 3 Replacement Program, Spread 1 Tie-ins and document review. Focus on Contractor Management program, site-specific hazards identified in the Construction Safety Manuals as well as pipe-handling procedures.

Compliance tool(s) used:

Facility details


Regulatory requirements

Regulatory requirements that apply to this activity:

Regulatory instrument number(s):

Observations (no outstanding follow-up required)

Observation 1 - Tuesday 16 January 2018 - Inspection of Documentation

Date & time of visit: 2018-01-16 17:45

Discipline: Safety Management




17:54 Inspection of Documentation
NEB Inspectors conducted a spot-check inspection of the following completed forms of documentation:
- Weekly Foreman's Safety Meeting
- Hoisting Log Record
- Equipment Inspection Book
- OJ Pipelines Meeting Attendance Record
- OJ Greenhand Employee Evaluation Form
- L3R SOS Log (Excel spreadsheet) and discussed how data is captured, analyzed and shared

All documentation reviewed during the spot check was comprehensive, properly completed, and well organized.


Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observation 2 - Wednesday 17 January 2018 - Safety Inspection of Provost Yard

Date & time of visit: 2018-01-17 08:00

Discipline: Safety Management




0800: Day 2 Kickoff Meeting
- Due to freezing rain, Spread 1 RoW activities were shut down. Alternate inspection was discussed and confirmed. Scope of inspection amended to include further documentation review and inspection of Provost Yard
- Enbridge staff discussed Enbridge Fresh Start Program
- NEB Inspectors spot-checked Field Level Hazard Assessments (FLHA) and Safe Work Permits from 29 Nov - 5 Dec 201 and discussed document management best practices
- NEB Inspectors reviewed Field Safety Inspector's Daily Reports

No deficiencies were observed within the documentation that was spot-checked by NEB Inspectors.

0900: Safety Inspection of Provost Yard
NEB Inspectors donned PPE, signed Warehouse FLHA, and conducted a safety inspection within the Provost Yard. The following observations were noted:

Compliance tool used: Corrected Non-compliance (CNC)

Regulatory requirement:

Relevant section(s):

Company action required:

As per Enbridge LP/MP Safety Manual, 4.13 Bonding and Grounding states "Bonding cables shall meet Enbridge requirements set out in the OMM's Book 3.
Ground was observed to not be not properly grounded to the appropriate ground of the generator set connected to the fuel storage.

As per Enbridge LP/MP Safety Manual, 4.20 Ladder Safety that states "ladder extend at least 1m (3 ft) above the loading platform."
Ladder was observed to be less than the required height above the platform and presented a hazard for access and egress of the platform.

CNC #3 Electrical Cord Placement
As per Enbridge LP/MP Safety Manual, 20.2 Electrical Tools and Equipment that states "ensure power cords are elevated where possible, to prevent tripping hazards or being damaged by vehicles/equipment".

Due date: 2018-01-17

Date closed: 2018-01-17
Note: the date closed is the date that the inspector completed their review of the company corrective actions for adequacy and determined that no further actions are required.

Reason closed: Requirement met

Compliance achieved: Yes

Observation 3 - Thursday 18 January 2018 - L3R Construction: Tie-ins

Date & time of visit: 2018-01-18 08:00

Discipline: Safety Management




Shoefly 71 Tie-in at Cactus Lake Station / Highway 317, 116 + 283.3 (Latitude 52.14000000 Longitude -109.81333333)

Shoefly 76 Tie-ins / Digging Ditch (Latitude 52.10388889 Longitude -109.7025000)

Shoefly73 Tie-ins (Latitude 51.12472222 Longitude -109.76250000)

Damage Prevention RoW Signage Spot-check(Latitude 52.14083333 Longitude -109.8127778)

Compliance tool used: No compliance tool used

Observations (company follow-up required)

Identified non-compliances to company plans or procedures are non-compliances either to:

- the condition of an authorization document that requires the implementation of that plan or procedure; or

- the relevant section of the regulations that requires implementation of that plan or procedure including those sections that require implementation of plans or procedures as a part of a Program