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Canadian Propane Association - Association canadienne du propane


The Alberta Boilers Safety Association has released Information Bulletin IB19-007: Pressure Equipment Repair and Alteration Requirements. This bulletin establishes that ABSA document AB-513: Pressure Equipment Repair and Alteration Requirements (Edition 3, Revision 3, issued 2019-07-12) provides specific requirements that must be met for pressure equipment repair and alteration. 

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As part of its ongoing review and reassessment of orders issued under the Fuels Safety Act, regulations related to propane under the Act and CSA codes 149.1 and 149.2, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority circulated a report in May 2019 to Risk Reduction Group members containing reassessments to 24 orders.

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The Technical Standards and Safety Authority’s Propane Advisory Council is one of eight industry advisory councils in operation to provide a forum to receive advice on safety strategies from stakeholders of its respective regulated industries.

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This past summer, the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec presented the Projet d'encadrement des conversions au gaz propane et au gaz naturel des véhicules routiers (French only), a project to oversee auto propane and natural gas conversions for road vehicles.

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PTI - Propane Training Institute

As a new era is entered to offer online tools for ordering and purchasing, renewing trainer certification and issuing certificates for trainees, the appearance of the certificates has also been modernized.

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Free Access to CSA Standards

The CSA Group has launched an online platform that allows registered users free access to Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) safety standards published by CSA Group referenced in federal TDG regulations. Users can now log into Communities of Interest and register to find the TDG View Access site here.

New editions of standards CSA B339, CSA B340, CSA B341 and CSA B342 are effective since December 31, 2018.

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The CPA holds a number of Equivalency Certificates on behalf of its members and are available on the CPA websiteThe terms and conditions of each Equivalency Certificate must be adhered to at all times. 

CPA Committee Updates

Date: October 24, 2019
Time: 8:15 am ET
To join the committee or to participate in the conference call, please contact Jean-François Duguay.

RegO Company
ValvTect Petroleum Products
Quality Steel Corporation
Lock America, Inc

Date: May 4-6, 2020
Location: Calgary, AB

Date: May 5-7, 2020

Location: Edmonton, AB

Date: May 26-27, 2020

Location: St. John's, NL

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