DECEMBER 2016 Going digital PM42940023 The POST mobile app is the next evolution for the industry
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CANADIAN PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR An official publication of the CPCA in this issue 4 5 7 11 14 A messsage from the board Regional news POST mobile safety app OPCA conference TSSA news advertisers CANADIAN PETROLEUM5 Canadian Petroleum Contractors Association CONTRACTOR Clarkway Construction Ltd 15 An official publication of the CPCA The Convenience U CARWACS Show 13 DTE Industries 2010 Limited 13 icon Containment Solutions 5 Meridian Manufacturing Inc 10 National Energy Equipment Inc 2 Ontario Petroleum Contractors Association 3 Pumps Pressure Inc 15 Steelcraft Inc 6 The Tank Shop 9 Velco 12 Western Oil Services Ltd 9 ZCL Composites Inc 16 Advertising Sales and Editorial Offices EnsembleIQ 2300 Yonge Street Suite 1510 Toronto ON M4P 1E4 Telephone 416 256 9908 Toll free 1 877 687 7321 Fax 888 889 9522 Contact Elijah Hoffman Ext 1009 Email ehoffman ensembleIQ com PM42940023 DECEMBER 2016 CANADIAN PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR 3
CANADIAN PETROLEUM  CONTRACTOR An official publication of the CPCA  in this issue   4    5    7    11    14   A messsage f...
a message from the board Welcome to our December issue We hope all of our members across Canada had a successful year It sounds like it was a very busy year for most contractors as well as many changes in the industry this year Plans are underway for our 2017 Annual General Meeting Each year our meeting is hosted by a provincial association in conjunction with their own annual conference Our host for 2017 is the Ontario Petroleum Contractors Association in Toronto on March 6 The OPCA is host to several events over their three day event from March 6 8 including a cocktail reception to welcome delegates and members from across Canada We look forward to seeing everyone there Often we invite our regulators from across Canada to contribute to our magazine This issue the Technical Standards and Safety Authority in Ontario would like to share important information on inspecting facilities prior to backfilling underground equipment You can find this information on page 14 TSSA Fuels Safety Engineer Ann Marie Barker provides details of these requirements Remembering P D McLaren The CPCA extends their heartfelt sympathies at the loss of P D McLaren to his family and staff of PD McLaren Ltd offices across Canada PD McLaren Ltd has been a longtime supporter of the CPCA as well as provincial associations contributing to various conferences and training programs by way of equipment donations providing training to members and participation in tradeshows A donation has been made on behalf of the CPCA to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Mr McLaren BOARD OF DIRECTORS CPCA MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS Alberta Petroleum Storage Systems Contractors Association Association des Entrepreneurs P troliers du Qu bec Inc British Columbia Petroleum Contractors Association Manitoba Petroleum Contractors Association Ontario Petroleum Contractors Association Saskatchewan Retail Petroleum Construction Association ALBERTA Marcus Cormier Cantest Solutions Tel 403 912 9129 Ext 12 mcormier cantest net Kim Hansen MI Petro Tel 866 563 7868 khansen mipetro com MANITOBA Chad Kenwood Century Petroleum Construction Tel 204 694 2230 centpet mts net ONTARIO Gord Thompson Comco Canada Inc Tel 705 728 0905 gord thompson comcocanada com Ken Jamieson Kenstruct Ltd Tel 855 912 8453 ken kenstruct ca QUEBEC Guy Rochon Service Construction Mobile Lt e Tel 418 688 5751 grochon groupemobile com Louis Rizzetto quipement National nergie Tel 514 489 8281 lrizzetto nee ca SASKATCHEWAN Arlene Wright Capital Petroleum Services Ltd Tel 306 757 3533 arlene_cps sasktel net Mike Seibel National Energy Equipment Inc Tel 306 665 0223 mseibel nee ca BRITISH COLUMBIA Rob Bateman Western Oil Services Tel 604 514 4787 rbateman westernoilservices com P D McLaren Margo Middleton Middleton Petroleum Tel 250 372 7742 midpet shaw ca CPCA OFFICE Michelle Rae Administrator Mailing Address 92 Caplan Ave Suite 223 Barrie ON L4N 0Z7 Toll Free 1 866 360 6722 Tel 705 735 9437 Fax 705 735 9418 info cpcaonline com Web www cpcaonline com OFFICERS Marcus Cormier President Kim Hansen Vice President Louis Rizzetto Secretary Chad Kenwood Treasurer 4 CANADIAN PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR DECEMBER 2016
a message from the board Welcome to our December issue  We hope all of our members across Canada had a successful year. It...
regional news News from APSSCA By Marcus Cormier President As we approach the end of another calendar year I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all our members and provincial counterparts who continue to contribute to our programs activities and efforts The Alberta board continues to work on the strategic priorities identified at our Annual General Meeting and we encourage members to visit our website for regular updates Our next annual general meeting will be held on June 7 2017 and our golf tournament will be held on June 8 Check the website www apssca com in the months ahead for more details On behalf of the entire APSSCA Board I would like to extend best wishes to everyone for a joyous holiday season and a safe and prosperous 2017 DECEMBER 2016 CANADIAN PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR 5
regional news News from APSSCA By Marcus Cormier     President As we approach the end of another calendar year, I wanted t...
regional news News from the OPCA OPCA Golf Tournament a hole in one By Johnathan Rae OPCA Administrator The third annual OPCA Charity Golf Tournament was held September 30 at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort in Alliston ON The course played beautifully and we were met with amazing weather this year The turn out was great with approximately 65 golfers attending this year Everyone had a wonderful day and once again we were able to benefit a wonderful charity in Threads of Life Thank you to everyone who came out to the event including OPCA members POST committee members industry suppliers and Steelcraft_1011_Waterloo Layout 1 Michelle Rae right presents Fran DeFilippis from Threads of Life with a cheque for the proceeds from the tournament several friends and family Thank you to OPCA President Ken Jamieson and each of the other OPCA board members for attending as well Howard Heal hailing from Alberta also joined us for the day We are also grateful for 10 25 11 6 15 AM Storage Containment Solutions Since 1923 Looking for a superior storage containment solution STEELCRAFT Inc offers a full line of standard and custom liquid containment tanks and systems as well as pressure vessels including single and double walled tanks underground storage process vessels and field erected tanks Field proven after thousands of installations our products meet stringent code specifications and are the choice of engineers contractors and architects With our leading edge engineering custom manufacturing facilities and in house finishing capability you can trust us to deliver a quality product on time every time For lasting trouble free storage containment STEELCRAFT Inc Visit our website or contact us Waterloo ON 1 800 265 8840 Moncton NB 1 888 258 8166 Edmonton AB 1 888 661 8265 Innisfail AB 1 800 661 2851 www steelcraftinc com 6 CANADIAN PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR DECEMBER 2016 Page 1 the continued support of Shell and Suncor who also participated in our event We would also like to thank Henry Gruyters for acting as MC for the dinner and prize portion of the day and Scott Eadie for photographing the event The proceeds from the tournament go to Threads of Life a very special organization that promotes safety in the workplace and supports families who have suffered a workplace fatality traumatic life altering injury or occupational disease through many of their programs across Canada Threads of Life volunteer Fran DeFilippis attended the dinner that followed the tournament Finally a massive thanks to our sponsors Without their support such a successful event is not possible Support was received through hole sponsorship and prize donations A special thank you to David Mason of Canada Brokerlink for sponsoring the hole inone prize of two Can Am ATV s and thank you to St Onge Recreation for supplying them Our event raised a grand total of 8 000 for Threads of Life Fran DeFilippis graciously accepted the cheque on behalf of Threads of Life thanking the OPCA for their continued support We hope to see everyone again next year
regional news News from the OPCA OPCA Golf Tournament a hole in one  By Johnathan Rae, OPCA Administrator The third annual...
Going digital POST mobile app is the next evolution for the industry By Michelle Rae When the POST program was first introduced in 2007 the intent was for contractors doing work for major oil companies to have the convenience of having to follow one consistent safety standard when working on petroleum sites specifically when doing work for more than one oil company With the support of the oil companies and industry POST is now widely used across Canada Contractors use POST as their standard safety program regardless of customer i e major oil independent etc and many companies have adopted POST safety standards to fill gaps within their own programs replace their outdated program or adopt fully because no such safety program existed within their company that was specific to the work they do POST has continual communication with our community and also provides additional benefits such as a free listing on our POST contractor database and additional tools for contractors We also update and test new standards every year For example in 2014 the POST committee overhauled several of the critical procedure checklists then piloted them with key contractors before introducing them to the rest of the POST community We then conducted surveys of the new documents in order to gather feedback from contractors and workers DECEMBER 2016 CANADIAN PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR 7
Going  digital POST mobile app is the next  evolution for the industry  By Michelle Rae  When the POST program was first i...
We also negotiated significant discounts on other online safety training such as WHMIS Fall Protection H2S and Lockout Tagout through our training partner Worksite Safety While the base of the orientation is similar year to year as it wouldn t make sense to completely overhaul the standards every year we try to keep things fresh by adding new content questions and or activities to the POST online orientation In 2015 we launched POST Level 2 a course geared towards supervisors which contains the basic POST requirements with additional enhancements on JSAs JSA evaluations Planned Job Observations PPE just to name a few As this is a behaviour based program the POST committee which includes repre sentatives from the major oil companies and industry contractors agreed a refresher was needed every year to ensure everyone working in our industry was on the same page In keeping with the importance of constant communication with our POST community it was a decided the natural progression would be to develop a POST mobile app The Ontario Petroleum Contractors Association administrators of POST gauged the interest of a mobile app at their annual conference in 2015 Feedback was generally positive especially from contractors who utilized mobile technology already As the OPCA did not want to rush into this venture they took the time to focus on the development of the app features The intent of the app is to be an extension of the POST portal site with the addition of online form completion capability for the POST documents Companies would then save their forms to their own cloud servers The apps landing page will display icons of the available options for users including access to safety bulletins contractor searches latest news and the mobile forms Users will also receive notifications for any updates from POST which ensures they are always on top of the latest industry safety news The mobile app function is very user friendly and will be available on both Android and IOS devices We feel the POST program saves contractors time and money as they only have to follow one safety program rather than keeping Overview of mobile app features Mobile forms with user cloud storage and digital signature capture feature Safety bulletins Contractor search News Blog App features include latest news from POST safety bulletins contractor search and access to mobile forms 8 CANADIAN PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR DECEMBER 2016 Resources
We also negotiated significant discounts on other online safety training such as WHMIS, Fall Protection, H2S and Lockout T...
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The evolution of POST Standardized Safety Training for the Petroleum Industry In the spring of 2006 The OPCA approached representatives from the major oil companies at the time Esso Shell Suncor Petro Canada to develop a standard safety program for the petroleum industry It was agreed that standardized training would be a solution for contractors facing the numerous safety training requirements for their employees A committee comprising of industry and oil company representatives was formed and the rest of the year was spent developing the program The program is so well received that all of the major oil companies felt the program should be implemented not only in Ontario but nationally too upon completion The group has developed the process encompassing the responsibilities of the general contractor supervisor and workers A standard Job Safety Analysis form was developed outlining all applicable potential hazards and critical task procedures common to the petroleum industry The documentation has evolved to include a specific Job Safety Analysis for maintenance work over ten critical task checklists and guidelines for barricading and confined space work All documentation is available in both English and French 10 CANADIAN PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR DECEMBER 2016 track of several if working for more than one oil company Not only that many companies have indicated to us that POST has improved their company s safety culture We are also working to promote the POST standard to independent oil companies with the goal to have a level playing field for all contractors regardless of the oil company they are working for We are proud to say since POST was introduced to the industry oil companies have reported a decrease in their incident statistics and have attributed this to the POST program The POST program has evolved significantly over the past several years and could not have been accomplished without the support of the oil companies the involvement and dedication of the POST advisory committee and most importantly the support of the industry that utilize the program With our mandate of keeping our industry safe we hope to continue to provide this program and constantly improve it to make it the best resource for the POST community
The evolution of POST Standardized Safety Training for the Petroleum Industry  In the spring of 2006, The OPCA approached ...
Annual Conference Please join us in Toronto March 6 8 2017 at the OPCA Annual Conference this year s host of the Canadian Petroleum Contractors Association Annual General Meeting The conference is held in conjunction with The Convenience U CARWACS Show March 7 and 8 at the Toronto Congress Centre OPCA events are being held at the International Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre conveniently located directly across from the Toronto Congress Centre The three day event includes training sessions direct from the manufacturers on various petroleum equipment and technology such as petroleum piping tank installation fuel management systems and fuel containment solutions Sessions scheduled include APT FE Petro Petrovend Flexworks Dualoy Red Jacket Veeder Root and Containment Solutions All training sessions are free to OPCA members and their employees Register early to guarantee your spot in these sessions Each year a participating member association of CPCA hosts their annual general meeting We are pleased to be hosting the CPCA in 2017 and look forward to seeing many CPCA member representatives from across Canada including British Columbia Alberta Saskatchewan Manitoba Ontario and Quebec The CPCA AGM will be held on the afternoon of March 6 After the meeting the OPCA will be hosting a Featured Entertainer at OPCA Dinner Jack Master Magician cocktail reception to welcome all of the attendees The OPCA will also host a Petroleum Oriented Safety Training forum The annual forum is co hosted by Claybar Contracting SAS Petroleum Technologies and National Energy Equipment and covers a variety of key safety topics including highlights of the POST safety program and the introduction of any program updates This year our updates will include the launch of the new POST mobile app We also take the opportunity to survey attendees to gauge any hot topic issues happening within the industry and POST community Guest speakers can include contractors discussing safety culture within their company and or representatives from major oil companies to highlight their safety year in review with attendees Special guest speaker at the forum this year is Kevin Burns Kevin is President and CEO of ZeroSpeak Corporation a Safety Communications DECEMBER 2016 CANADIAN PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR 11
Annual Conference  Please join us in Toronto March 6-8 2017 at the OPCA Annual Conference, this year   s host of the Canad...
Consulting company Kevin s presentation will be specifically designed for safety leaders managers and supervisors to instill a safety culture in their company using POST tools in the process Kevin is also a nine time book author his books include The Perfect Safety Meeting and Running With Scissors 10 Reasons To Invest In Safety In Slow Times His latest book PeopleWork The Human Touch in Workplace Safety is a must read for supervisors and safety managers The OPCA will be hosting a dinner with entertainment featuring Jack Master Magician Jack hails from Quebec City and has been entertaining audiences for many years At our event he will be featuring his micro magic performances where he visits each table and performs an illusion that always astounds his audience After dinner attendees will have the opportunity to see Jack perform again as he visits the sponsor hosted hospitality rooms The conference will conclude on day three with the OPCA Annual General Meeting on the morning of March 8 Breakfast and lunch will be served Presentations include the President s report of the year in review and updates on Training and Certification Agenda items also include reviewing OPCA financials and Board of Director elections Presentations will also be made to outgoing board members Afterwards attendees have the opportunity to visit the CARWACS Trade Show running at the Toronto Congress Centre from noon to five To register for the OPCA conference please visit www OPCAonline org SPEAKER PROFILE Kevin Burns Management Consultant Author Speaker at the POST Safety Forum March 7 2017 PLANES TRAINS BUSES 905 738 9662 12 CANADIAN PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR DECEMBER 2016 Kevin Burns is a management consultant international thought leader in workplace safety and a speaker based in Calgary Alberta Canada He is the CEO of ZeroSpeak Corporation and principal consultant at M4 Management Consultants Kevin has authored ten books on human performance and safety including his most recent release PeopleWork The Human Touch in Workplace Safety Whether it s addressing frontline workers at safety meetings speaking at international safety conferences or consulting with management and safety teams to improve safety culture Kevin brings a collaborative peoplebased approach to safety His PeopleWork blog is a go to reference for the latest in workplace safety management Kevin speaks from the heart with unforgettable presentations and keynote addresses that are changing the way industry and people think and act about safety To learn more about Kevin please visit his website www kevburns com
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TSSA News INSPECTION OF LIQUID FUEL FACILITIES IN ONTARIO PRIOR TO BACKFILL TSSA s Fuels Safety Program recently changed the inspection procedure for pre license and modification inspections in 2015 Are you up to date By Ann Marie Barker P Eng Fuels Engineer TSSA Liquid fuels safety is a shared responsibility between professional fuel contractors owners operators fuel suppliers and the Technical Standards and Safety Authority TSSA Together we make a difference in the safe distribution utilization and service of fuels for customers consumers and local communities TSSA s Fuels Safety Program recently changed the inspection procedure for pre license and modification inspections in 2015 and I want to share with you some of the key safety features Newly built facilities or modified facilities with newly installed underground equipment now require two inspections the first prior to the tanks and piping being back filled and the second after the site has been commissioned While most contractors have been notifying the TSSA inspector before the equipment is back filled there have been some instances where the inspector was not notified until the site was ready to open for business For the first inspection the top of the underground tanks and the piping must be exposed so that the TSSA inspector can verify the certification of the tank and components and witness the pressure testing of the piping and the hydrostatic testing of the sumps In addition the inspector will check 1 N ame and TSSA registration number of contractor responsible for the installation 2 N ame and TSSA certificate number of petroleum mechanic responsible for the installation 3 I nstallation coincides with approved drawings 4 Hydrostatic testing of sumps 5 C onfirmation that the double wall tanks are holding vacuum or pressure and 6 Review copies of tank deflection measurements for fiberglass tanks This first inspection is very important since it could protect you the contractor from future liability While on site the TSSA inspector takes photos of the equipment and various test reports and can ascertain that at the time of the inspection the equipment was installed in accordance with the Liquid Fuels Handling Code Once the site has been commissioned the TSSA inspector will do the final inspection prior to opening the site The inspector will 1 Verify that the sensors are installed and working and ensure that the sensors are correctly wired to the panel 2 V erify that underground piping test boots are loosened 3 Verify that dispenser stabilizer bars are securely bolted and that shear valves are in the correct position 4 Check that all applicable signage is in place 5 For self serve facilities Activate the intercom and verify that the video monitoring system complies with the Liquid Fuels Handling Code and 6 Test the E stop TSSA inspection requires a minimum of 10 business days notification for the inspections RUSH inspections are done on request and are billed at two times the regular hourly rate 14 CANADIAN PETROLEUM CONTRACTOR DECEMBER 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT WWW TSSA ORG
TSSA News INSPECTION OF LIQUID FUEL FACILITIES IN ONTARIO PRIOR TO BACKFILL TSSA   s Fuels Safety Program recently changed...
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