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Alerts & Information Bulletins

There are two directories below:

  1. Information Bulletins issued by the Administrator and Chief Inspector.
    There are five (5) different types of bulletins: Alert, Interpretation, Notification, Variance and Withdrawn. Click here to understand the different types of Information Bulletins and their examples. The directory is sorted by date but you can also sort by Type, by Ref. No. or by Related Regulations.

  2. External Bulletins.
    Safety bulletins issued by other organizations.

Related Regulations

  • PESR – Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation
  • PEEO – Pressure Equipment Exemption Order
  • PWR – Pressure Welders Regulation
  • PER – Power Engineers Regulation

Information Bulletins issued by the Administrator and Chief Inspector

TypeDateRef. No.DescriptionRelated Regulations
Notification (Information)2016-11-25IB16-018Concerns about Carbon Steels with Low Toughness Properties
Interpretation2016-11-09IB16-015 Rev.1Operating Experience for Fire Process Heater Operator’s Certificate of Competency CandidatesPER
Interpretation2016-11-08IB16-017Power Engineering Courses Satisfactory to the AdministratorPER
Interpretation2016-10-25IB16-016Movement of Tanks Not Designed for Transportation or Delivery of Propane
Interpretation2016-10-20IB16-015SUPERSEDED by IB16-015 Rev.1PER
Interpretation2016-10-24IB16-014Requirements for Pneumatic Test ProceduresPESR
Alert2016-08-17IB16-013Preventing High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA)
Interpretation2016-07-14IB16-012Requirements for Reduced SupervisionPER
Notification2016-07-13IB16-011 Rev.1Information Bulletins issued as Standata by Alberta Municipal Affairs Governing Gas and Pressure Equipment SafetyPESR
Withdrawn2016-07-07IB16-011SUPERSEDED by IB16-011 Rev.1PESR
Variance2016-06-03IB16-010Variance IB16-010 (VA16-002) Examination and Operating Experience Requirements for a 5th Class Power Engineer's Certificate of CompetencyPER
Interpretation2016-04-29IB16-009Reference Syllabus for Welding Examiner and Welding Examiner in TrainingPWR
Interpretation2016-04-29IB16-008Reference Syllabi for Power Engineer ExaminationsPER
Interpretation2016-04-20IB16-007Heating/Cooling Coils in Non-Code Storage TanksPESR
Interpretation2016-04-20IB16-006Coils in Pressure VesselsPESR
Interpretation2016-04-01IB16-005Quality Plan for Design SubmissionsPESR
Interpretation2016-03-31IB15-008 Rev.2Use of ASME B31.1-2014 and B31.3-2014 in Alberta - PWHT RequirementsPESR
Interpretation2016-02-12IB16-004Risk-Based Inspection Requirements for Owner-User Pressure Equipment Integrity ManagementPESR
Interpretation2016-02-05IB16-003Requirements for Engineered Pressure EnclosuresPESR
Alert2016-01-12IB16-002Fatality Caused by Trying to Make Steam in a Portable Propane Bottle
Notification2016-01-08IB16-001Overview of Amendments to Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation (AR 49/2006)PESR
Withdrawn2015-11-10IB15-013SUPERSEDED by IB16-011 Rev.1PEEO
Withdrawn2015-11-10IB15-014SUPERSEDED by IB16-011
Notification2015-09-30IB15-012Servicing of Pressure Relief Valves on Propane Storage TanksPESR
Withdrawn2015-09-29IB15-008 Rev.1SUPERSEDED by IB15-008-R2PESR
Variance2015-09-08IB15-011IB15-011 (VA15-011) Variance to PER regarding the kW capacity limit for the holder of a Special Steam-Powered Traction Engine Operator's Certificate of CompetencyPER
Variance2015-09-04IB15-010IB15-010 Variance (VA15-010) to Pressure Tack Welder Examination EligibilityPWR
Withdrawn2015-06-25IB15-008SUPERSEDED by IB15-008 Rev.1PESR
Interpretation2015-06-25IB15-009Quality Management Systems for Owner-User Pressure Equipment Integrity ManagementPESR
Interpretation2015-06-23IB14-010 Rev.1Interpretation - Permanent Tack WeldsPWR
Interpretation2015-06-15IB15-007Expiry of Examination Papers Passed and Operating Experience Gained for CertificationPER
Interpretation2015-05-26IB15-006Interpretation of Section 6(d) of Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation - Use of Appendices 1-9 and 1-10 of ASME Section VIII division 1 in AlbertaPESR
Interpretation2015-04-23IB10-006 Rev.3ABSA Requirements for Steam PipelinesPESR PEEO
Variance2015-04-23IB15-005 (VA15-006)Variance to provide options for renewing expired certificatesPER
Interpretation2015-04-14IB15-004Emergency Discharge of Refrigerants - CSA B52 Annex BPESR
Interpretation2015-03-20IB15-003Quality Management Systems for Pressure Relief DevicesPESR
Interpretation2015-01-21IB15-002Interpretation - Exemption for methanol injection tanks in section 2(1)(f)(iv) of the PEEOPEEO
Notification2015-01-21IB15-001Variance VA12-006(IB12-010) Rescinded
Alert2014-12-19IB14-015Alert - Performance Qualification Cards Stolen
Interpretation2014-12-09IB14-014Interpretation - Acceptance of Initial Service Leak Test for Pressure PipingPESR
Alert2014-12-08IB14-013Alert - Loss of Overpressure Protection for Fuel Gas Scrubbers PESR
Interpretation2016-10-20IB14-012 Rev.1Integrity Assessment and Pressure Relief Valve Servicing Requirements for In-Service Pressure Equipment PESR
Interpretation2014-12-01IB14-012RESCINDED and REPLACED by IB14-012 Rev.1 - Integrity Assessment and Pressure Relief Valve Servicing Requirements for In-Service Pressure Equipment PESR
Alert2014-11-28IB14-011Alert - Falsified Welder Credentials
Interpretation2014-11-07IB13-013 Rev.2IB13-013 Rev.2 - Interpretation - Temporary Tack WeldsPWR
Withdrawn2014-11-07IB14-010SUPERSEDED by IB14-010 Rev.1 - Interpretation - Permanent Tack WeldsPWR
Interpretation2014-10-21IB14-009Interpretation - Start of Construction Prior to Confirmation of Design RegistrationPESR
Interpretation2014-09-09IB14-008Use of an Electronic Log BookPER
Alert2014-07-09IB14-007Alert - Steam Traps Recalled by Spirax Sarco due to Retaining Ring Associated with CRN 0E07003.2
Withdrawn2014-06-27IB14-006SUPERSEDED by IB15-003 - Quality Management Systems for Pressure Relief DevicesPESR
WIthdrawn2014-05-21IB14-005SUPERSEDED by IB16-012PER
Interpretation2014-04-24IB14-004Interpretation - Use of ASME Code Case 2695 in AlbertaPESR
Alert2014-02-14IB14-003Alert - Air Compressors Recalled by MAT Industries Due to Electric Shock Hazard
Withdrawn2014-01-28IB14-002RECINDED - covered by PER - Interpretation - Table 2 Power Plant, Power Engineers RegulationPER
Alert2014-01-16IB14-001Alert - Home Heating Boiler Recalls
Notification2013-12-31IB13-015Notification - Exemption from Annual Fees
Interpretation2013-12-31IB13-016Use of Mandatory Appendix 44 of ASME 2013 Section VIII Div. 1 in AlbertaPESR
Withdrawn2013-11-11IB13-013 Rev.1Replaced by IB13-013 Rev.2 - Interpretation - Tack Welding on a Pressure Piping SystemPWR
Alert2013-10-15IB13-012Alert - Pressure Vessels by Wadsworth Industries
Withdrawn2013-10-14IB13-013REPLACED by IB13-013 Rev.1 - Interpretation - Tack Welding on a Pressure Piping SystemPWR
Alert2013-10-13IB13-014Alert - Worker Injured by Hot Water While Performing Hydrostatic Test
Alert2013-09-16IB13-011Alert - Salt Bath Heater Incident
Alert2013-07-31IB13-010Alert - Hansen Pressure Relief Valves
Interpretation2013-07-30IB12-008 Rev.1With the issuance of IB16-014, IB12-008 Rev.1 is withdrawn. - DIRECTIVE - Standard Pneumatic Test Procedure Requirements for Pressure Piping SystemsPESR
Interpretation2013-07-26IB13-009Directive - In-Service Pressure Equipment Inspector Certification Requirements. This Directive comes into force on Oct 1, 2013 and supersedes IB02-002 Rev.1 which expires at that date.PESR
Interpretation2013-07-26IB13-008Directive - Use of ASME Code Case 2596 in AlbertaPESR
Interpretation2013-06-25IB13-007Power Engineering Students Working Outside of AlbertaPER
Interpretation2013-06-10IB13-006Interpretation - Random NDE for a Designated Lot of ASME B31.3 Piping PESR
Interpretation2013-05-14IB13-005ASME B31.3 Pressure Testing Components in Pressure Piping SystemPESR
Alert2013-04-18IB13-004Alert - Fisher Safety Relief Valves Model H732 and H832
Interpretation2013-03-12IB13-003Overpressure Protection Requirements for Pressure Vessels and Pressure Piping under the PESR (AR 49/2006)PESR
Interpretation2013-03-11IB13-001Pressure Piping Construction and/or Repair Alterations under the Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation (AR 49/2006)PESR
Withdrawn2013-03-11IB13-002SUPERSEDED by IB14-006 - Pressure Relief Devices Requirements under the Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation (AR 49/2006)PESR
Alert2012-11-22IB12-012Alert - Consolidated Gas/Steam Service Pressure Relief Valves - Overrated Relieving Capacity
Withdrawn2012-08-14IB12-011SUPERSEDED by IB13-002 - Pressure Relief Devices Requirements under the Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation (AR 49/2006)PESR
Withdrawn2012-07-31IB12-010Rescinded, see IB15-001 – covered by PESR – Variance (VA12-006) to Section 4(2) of the Pressure Equipment Safety RegulationPESR
Withdrawn2012-07-10IB12-002 Rev.1SUPERSEDED by IB15-006 - Interpretation of Section 6(d) of Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation - Use of Appendices 1-9 and 1-10 of ASME Section VIII division 1 in AlbertaPESR
Interpretation2012-07-10IB12-009Owner's Designation of Chief Power Engineer under the Power Engineers Regulation (AR 85/2003)PER
Withdrawn2012-07-03IB12-008 DIRECTIVE - Standard Pneumatic Test Procedure Requirements for Pressure Piping SystemsPESR
Withdrawn2012-06-26IB12-007SUPERSEDED by IB15-007 - Expiry of Examination Papers Passed and Operating Experience Gained for CertificationPER
Alert2012-06-21IB12-006ALERT - Potential of Carbonated Beverage Systems to Create a Life-threatening Environment
Withdrawn2012-06-14IB12-005RECINDED December 31, 2013 (covered by ASME Code Section VIII Div.1 2013 Edition) - DIRECTIVE - Use of SA-105 Material Specification for Small Tubesheet Application
Interpretation2012-05-09IB12-004Owner's Inspector Interpretation of ASME B31.3-2010, Interpretation 2-30 Paragraph 340.4(a)PESR
Interpretation2012-04-30IB12-003Power Engineering Work Experience and Education Outside of Canada - for credits towards requirements for certification under the Power Engineers Regulation (AR 85/2003)PER
Withdrawn2012-02-27IB12-002SUPERSEDED by IB12-002 Rev.1 - Interpretation of Section 6(d) of Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation - Use of Appendices 1-9 and 1-10 of ASME Section VIII division 1 in AlbertaPESR
Withdrawn2012-01-03IB12-001SUPERSEDED by IB13-001 - DIRECTIVE - Pressure Piping Construction RequirementsPESR
Interpretation2011-12-21IB11-020Responsibility for NDE During Pressure Vessel FabricationPESR
Notification2011-12-21IB11-019ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code - Errata and NoticesPESR
Alert2011-11-04IB11-018Alert - Consolidated Liquid Service Pressure Relief Valves Models 19110M and 19110H - Overrated Relieving Capacity
Withdrawn2011-09-30IB11-017SUPERSEDED by IB14-004 - DIRECTIVE - Use of ASME Code Case 2695 in AlbertaPESR
Withdrawn2011-09-23IB11-016SUPERSEDED BY IB15-014 - Information Bulletins issued as Standata by Alberta Municipal Affairs Governing Gas and Pressure Equipment Safety
Variance2011-09-20IB11-015Variance (VA11-011) to Section 12(1) of the Power Engineers Regulation to modify the display of certificates of competencyPER
Alert2011-08-09IB11-014Alert - McDonnell & Miller Model 150S Control Manual Reset Arm Binding
Withdrawn2011-08-05IB11-012Withdrawn – old information A Brief Overview of Amendments to Pressure Equipment Safety RegulationPESR
Interpretation2011-08-05IB11-013Use of ISO 16528 in AlbertaPESR
Variance2011-08-04IB11-011Variance (VA11-008) - Use of 2007 Edition (or later) ASME Section VIII Division 2 CodePESR
Alert2011-07-25IB11-010Fatal Accident Involving a High Temperature Hydrogen Attack
Variance2011-07-22IB11-009 (VA11-007)Provision of a method for owners of historical pressure equipment (traction engine boilers)PESR
Interpretation2011-07-20IB11-008DIRECTIVE - Registration of pressure vessel (accumulator) which forms part of a mechanical system on any rubber-tired, self propelled mobil mining equipmentPEEO
Interpretation2011-07-07IB11-007ASME CSD-1 Code
Interpretation2011-06-21IB11-006DIRECTIVE - Pressure Equipment Repair and Alteration RequirementsPESR
Alert2011-05-26IB11-005R&M Energy Systems Announces Product Recall of Hercules Model 150H BOP (Cap Assembly Only)
Interpretation2011-04-19IB11-004INTERPRETATION - To Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation (PESR) Section 6(b) with respect to mechanical refrigeration systems with prime mover rating of 125 kW or less and tested and certified under Clause 5.2 of CSA B52-05PESR
Interpretation2011-02-25IB11-003DIRECTIVE - Piping Submission Form AB-96 UpdatedPESR
Withdrawn2011-02-23IB10-006 Rev.2SUPERSEDED by IB10-006 Rev.3 - DIRECTIVE - ABSA Requirements for Steam PipelinesPEEO
Interpretation2011-02-18IB11-002DIRECTIVE to Grade C Pressure Welder CertificationPWR
Interpretation2011-01-27IB11-001INTERPRETATION - To Sections 16(1)(b)(i),(ii) and 1(1)(b)(i),(ii) of the Power Engineers RegulationPER
Withdrawn2010-11-15IB10-006 Rev.1SUPERSEDED by IB10-006 Rev.2
Withdrawn2010-10-21IB10-006SUPERSEDED by IB10-006 Rev.1
Interpretation2010-09-13IB10-005INTERPRETATION - National Board Registration of Cast Iron Sectional Boilers Constructed Outside of CanadaPESR
Interpretation2010-08-31IB10-004INTERPRETATION - Rubber Hose Assemblies Manufactured in accordance with Rubber Manufacturers Association RMA IP-2PESR
Alert2010-07-20IB10-003Fatal Accident Involving a Truck-Mounted Water Tank
Alert2010-06-14IB10-002Chemical Cleaning Unit Operated as a Boiler
Variance2010-05-13IB10-001VARIANCE (VA10-008) - Acceptance of ASME Code Case 2638 for Alternative Piping Calibration Blocks for use in AlbertaPESR
Interpretation2009-12-24IB09-010INTERPRETATION - Pipe ExpandersPESR
Interpretation2009-12-18IB09-009Use of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to Support a Pressure Equipment Design SubmissionPESR
Alert2009-10-09IB09-008Pumpkin Guns
Alert2009-08-07IB09-007H2S Removal at Well Site, Non-Pressure Vessels Must Not be Pressurized
Notification2009-07-30IB09-006Unfinished Projects - A Heads up on Documentation RequirementsPESR
Interpretation2009-03-19IB09-005Design Registration and Certificate of Inspection Permits for Hot Water Storage Tanks and HeatersPESR
Alert2009-01-20IB09-004Expiry of CC2575PESR
Withdrawn2009-01-12IB09-003SUPERSEDED by IB11-011 Variance - Use of 2007 Edition ASME Section VIII Division 2 CodePESR
Alert2009-01-08IB09-002Freezing Hazard
Interpretation2009-01-08IB09-001Directive - Interpretation of non-destructive examination requirements of welds using the Submerged Arc Welding (SAW) process for 2-1/4Cr-1Mo-V vessels
Alert2008-10-28IB08-004Worker Killed at Pressure Plant
Withdrawn2008-07-31IB08-003SUPERSEDED by IB14-008 - Directive - Use of an Electronic Log Book PER
Withdrawn2008-06-06IB08-002SUPERSEDED by IB15-005 - Variance to provide options for addressing Building Operator A, Building Operator B and Fireman's Certificates of Competency after they have expired PER
Interpretation2008-03-07IB03-007 Rev.1Directive - CSA B52 Clause 6.10 Emergency Discharge and Annex B Guideline
Interpretation2008-01-09IB08-001Use of Part UHX of ASME Section VIII, Division 1PESR
Withdrawn2007-12-12IB07-010Withdrawn – old information Manufacturers of ASME Section VIII, Div. 2 VesselsPESR
Interpretation2007-10-26IB07-009Interpretation of Code Requirements in Para UG-84 Relative to the Determination of the Number of Vessel (Production) Impact Test Plates Required
Notification2007-08-28IB07-008Code Requirements for Propane Fuel Tanks
Interpretation2007-07-04IB07-005 Rev.1NPS2 Class 3000 Threaded Couplings
Withdrawn2007-07-03IB07-007SUPERSEDED by IB09-003 - Variance for Use of 2007 Edition ASME Section VIII Division 2 Code - (Taskforce Report)PESR
Interpretation2007-07-03IB07-006Allowance for and Report of Local Thin Areas (LTA's) in Pressure Vessel ShellsPESR
Withdrawn2007-06-08IB07-005SUPERSEDED by IB07-005-R1
Alert2007-05-11IB07-004Jordair Coalescer Filter Canister on Model K401 Air Compressor
Withdrawn2007-05-02IB07-003 Rev.1SUPERSEDED by IB07-005
Withdrawn2007-04-19IB07-003SUPERSEDED by IB07-003-R1
Withdrawn2007-03-23IB07-002RESCINDED (See IB13-006) Interpretation - Random Radiography for a Designated Lot of ASME B31.3 Piping
Notification2007-03-09IB07-001Plant Process Safety - (The Baker Panel Report)
Alert2006-11-17IB06-003Air/Gas Dryer Vessel Failures
Withdrawn2006-07-14IB06-002SUPERSEDED by IB11-002 - DIRECTIVE to Grade C Pressure Welder CertificationPWR
Interpretation2006-07-05IB03-008 Rev.2Interpretation to Sections 19(7)(a) 2(2)(a) 18(1)(b)(i) Table 3 20(1)(a) . . . . of the Power Engineers Regulation (AR 85/2003)PER
Withdrawn2006-04-19IB06-001SUPERSEDED by IB13-015 - DIRECTIVE - Exemption from Annual Fees
Withdrawn2005-12-16IB05-008RESCINDED - covered by PESR - Variance to Section 2(2)(c) of the Design, Construction and installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations (AR227/1975)
Interpretation2005-12-16IB05-007Interpretation to Sections 4(3)(b) and 4(4) of the Power Engineers Regulation (AR 85/2003)PER
Withdrawn2005-11-04IB05-006RESCINDED - covered by PESR - Variance to Section 5(1) of the Design, Construction and installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations (AR227/1975)
Withdrawn2005-09-06IB05-004 Rev.1WITHDRAWN Directive - Split Reinforcing Pads
Interpretation2005-09-06IB05-005A discussion of Area Replacement Method in Opening Reinforcement Design and Use of Directive IB05-004 Rev.1
Withdrawn2005-08-02IB02-002 Rev.1SUPERSEDED by IB13-009 - DIRECTIVE - Certification of In-Service Pressure Equipment Inspectors
Withdrawn2005-05-19IB05-004SUPERSEDED by IB05-004 Rev.1
Alert2005-05-06IB05-003Accumulator (Cylinder) Failure
Alert2005-02-03IB05-002Pressurized Truck-Mounted Vessels
Withdrawn2005-01-05IB05-001RESCINDED - covered by CSA Z662.07 Annex I - Variance to Section 5(1) of the Design, Construction and installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations (AR227/1975)
Withdrawn2004-11-18IB04-007Withdrawn – old information Notification - Printing Errors for 2004 Edition of the ASME Code
Withdrawn2004-08-18IB04-006RESCINDED - Use of Materials in Inventory (supersedes IB04-001)
Alert2004-05-07IB04-005Safety Alert to Pressure Equipment Owners and Operators - Valve Failure
Interpretation2004-04-14IB04-004 With the issuance of IB16-016, IB04-004 is withdrawn - DIRECTIVE - Movement of Tanks Not Designed for Transportation or Delivery of Propane
Alert2004-02-20IB04-003ALERT to Pressure Equipment Owners and Operators - Rig Boiler Fatality
Alert2004-02-11IB04-002Brass Ball Valve Failure in Power Boiler Service
Withdrawn2004-02-02IB04-001SUPERSEDED by IB04-006 - Expiry of Code Case 2053
Withdrawn2003-09-16IB03-008 Rev.1REPLACED by IB03-008 Rev.2 - Interpretation to Sections 19(7)(a) 2(2)(a) 18(1)(b)(i) Table 3 20(1)(a) . . . . of the Power Engineers Regulation (AR 85/2003)PER
Variance2003-09-09IB03-010Variance - Use of ASME Section VIII, Division 1, Part UHX
Withdrawn2003-08-29IB03-009RESCINDED- covered by PESR - Variance to Sections 16-19 of the Design, Construction and Installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations (AR227/1975) (to allow central registration of fittings)
Withdrawn2003-06-16IB03-008REPLACED by IB03-008 Rev.1 - Interpretation to Sections 18(7(a) 2(2)(a) 18(1)(b)(i) Table 3 . . . . of the Power Engineers Regulation (AR 85/2003)PER
Withdrawn2003-06-16IB03-007SUPERSEDED by IB03-007 Rev.1 - Directive - CSA B52 Clause 5.10 Emergency Discharge and Appendix B Guideline
Variance2003-05-27IB03-001 Rev.1VARIANCE - Equivalency to Sections 4(2) and 9(1) of the Pressure Welders Regulation (AR 169/2002)PWR
Notification2003-05-14IB03-006 Rescinding Variance VA03-005 (IB03-004)PER
Variance2003-05-08IB03-005 Variance to Section 5(1) of the Design, Construction and Installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations (AR 227/1975)
Withdrawn2003-04-25IB03-004RESCINDED - VA03-005 Variance to Section 20(1) of the Power Engineers RegPER
Withdrawn2003-04-04IB03-003SUPERSEDED by IB06-001 - DIRECTIVE - Exemption from Annual Fees
Withdrawn2003-03-25IB03-002RESCINDED- covered by PESR - VARIANCE to Section 4(1) of the Design, Construction and Installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations (AR 227/1975)
Withdrawn2003-01-29IB03-001SUPERSEDED by IB03-001 Rev.1 - VARIANCE, Equivalency to Sections 4(2) and 9(1) of the Pressure Welders Regulation (AR 169/2002)PWR
Withdrawn2002-10-18IB02-007NO LONGER APPLICABLE - Variance - Equivalency to Section 6 of the Pressure Welders Regulation (AR169/2002)PWR
Notification2002-05-28IB02-006ASME Code requirements regarding the use of SI units in pressure equipment design registration and shop construction
Withdrawn2002-05-24IB02-005Withdrawn – replaced by IB08-001 ALERT - Proposal for Mandatory ASME Requirements for Tubular Heat Exchangers
Alert2002-03-28IB02-003 Consumer Alert - Ingersoll-Rand announces recall of portable air compressors
Alert2002-03-27IB02-004 ALERT - Air compressor with air receiver tank
Withdrawn2002-02-12IB02-002SUPERSEDED by IB02-002 Rev.1 - DIRECTIVE - Certification of In-Service Pressure Equipment Inspectors
Alert2002-01-29IB02-001ALERT - Pipe Nipple Failures
Withdrawn2001-11-15IB01-005Withdrawn – old information Design Factor of 3.5 and the ASME Code 2001 Edition for use in the Province of Alberta
Withdrawn2001-09-26IB01-004Withdrawn – old information INTERPRETATION - Definition of pressure vessel with respect to gas-insulated switchgear and controlgearPEEO
Withdrawn2001-07-25IB01-003Withdrawn – old information Certificate of Inspection Not Required for Pressurized Cargo Transport Vessels Under the Alberta Safety Codes ActPEEO
Withdrawn2001-07-16IB01-002 Withdrawn – old information Exemption of Pressurized Cargo Transport Vessels from the Provisions of the Alberta Safety Codes ActPEEO
Withdrawn2001-03-23IB01-001NO LONGER VALID - Variance to the Design, Construction and Installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations regarding existing pressure vessels (field tanks) in Alberta
Withdrawn2000-08-25IB00-003NO LONGER VALID - Variance to Section 38(3) of Design, Construction and Installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations (AR227/75) with amendments up to and including AR159/97)
Alert2000-06-29IB00-002Alert to Pressure Equipment Owners - "Mole Sieve" Type Pressure Vessel
Alert2000-03-17IB00-001Alert to Plant Owners - Yale 6" Closures
Alert1999-09-13 IB99-003 Warning - Oil Battery Operation
Alert1999-09-08 IB99-002Alert to Owners/Operators of Refineries and Plants where Cokers are used
Withdrawn1999-08-03 IB99-001 Withdrawn – replaced by IB01-005 Design Factor of 3.5 and the ASME Code 1998 Edition with 1999 Addenda
Withdrawn1998-07-09 IB98-005 Rev.1NO LONGER VALID - Application of ASME Code Cases 2274, 2278 & 2290 for use in Alberta
Withdrawn1998-06-18 IB98-005NO LONGER VALID - Application of Proposed ASME Code Cases 2274, 2278 & 2290 for use in Alberta
Withdrawn1998-05-04 IB98-004Withdrawn – old information Exemption of Impact Testing of Welds for WPQ
Withdrawn1998-04-17 IB98-003Withdrawn – no longer relevant Mixed Steel: 4" A234 WPB Buttweld Fittings
Withdrawn1998-04-01 IB98-002NO LONGER VALID - Application of Proposed ASME Code Cases 2274 & 2278 for use in Alberta
Withdrawn1998-03-17 IB98-001NO LONGER VALID - Proposed Code Cases 2274 and 2278

External Bulletins

DateRef. No.Description
2016-08-17CSB Safety Alert: Preventing High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA)
2016-06G-04-11-ABSA [Rev 1]Gas Safety Information Bulletin, Standata G-04-11-ABSA [Rev 1], Propane Storage Tanks Designed for 200 psig
2016-06G-02-11-ABSA [Rev 1]Gas Safety Information Bulletin, Standata G-02-11-ABSA [Rev 1], Liquefied Petroleum Gas Storage Vessel Installation
2016-06G-03-11-ABSA [Rev 2]Gas Safety Information Bulletin, Standata G-03-11-ABSA [Rev 2], Fuel Gas Pressure Piping in Plants
2014-05-06Spirax Sarco Product Recall Bulletin
2013-12-12CSA B52 Safety Bulletin Dec 2013 - Maximum Refrigerant Quantities per Occupied Space
2010-07-20Pressure Vessel Explosion Report by Reedy Engineering
2009-04-01ASME Code Case 2199 - SPECIAL NOTICE
2006-10-27PRODUCT ADVISORY provided by Tyco Valves Controls
2006-01-01CSA Safety Bulletin-Use of Air Receivers & Propane Cylinders
2003-08-29CSA B52 Information Bulletin - Use of Hydrocarbon Refrigerants
2003-08-29Alert - Misuse of Propane Cylinders (Summary)
2003-08-29Information Bulletin - Misuse of Propane Cylinders issued by Alberta Transportation
1999-11-01Honeywell recalls Fluid Power Actuators

Last modified: July 5, 2016