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27 02, 2018

Mandatory Thinking?

By |2018-02-28T11:53:41+00:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |0 Comments

What "Shall Consider" Really Means A student told me this story: I was sitting at my desk, minding my own business and staring up at the righthand corner of my office. My boss, who was walking by, stopped, looked at me with a slightly annoyed expression and said, "What are you doing?" I calmly

15 02, 2018

How Long is Forever?

By |2018-02-27T07:11:32+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |0 Comments

Record Retention Requirements for Pipeline Systems. A discussion that often comes up in training courses surrounds what documents and records need to be kept and for how long. As you're probably aware, numerous clauses within the Z662 mandate that some records be kept for the life of the pipeline, while other clauses suggest the

1 01, 2018

Bubble Gum and Duct Tape!

By |2018-02-27T07:02:50+00:00January 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |0 Comments

Temporary Repairs on Pipeline Systems During a recent discussion, it was suggested to me that some organizations may not be following the current Z662 requirements, (CSA Z662–15, clause 10.12) established for making temporary repairs. They suggested they didn't really need to follow the rules because "Nobody Else" was following the rules. Apparently, there are