Information Bulletins & Alerts

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    There are five (5) different types of bulletins: Alert, Interpretation, Notification, Variance and Withdrawn.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

Click here to include "Withdrawn" Information Bulletins in the list.
Type Date Reference No. Description Related Regulations
Withdrawn 1998-03-17 IB98-001 NO LONGER VALID - Proposed Code Cases 2274 and 2278
Withdrawn 1998-04-01 IB98-002 NO LONGER VALID - Application of Proposed ASME Code Cases 2274 & 2278 for use in Alberta
Withdrawn 1998-04-17 IB98-003 Withdrawn – no longer relevant Mixed Steel: 4" A234 WPB Buttweld Fittings
Withdrawn 1998-05-04 IB98-004 Withdrawn – old information Exemption of Impact Testing of Welds for WPQ
Withdrawn 1998-06-18 IB98-005 NO LONGER VALID - Application of Proposed ASME Code Cases 2274, 2278 & 2290 for use in Alberta
Withdrawn 1998-07-09 IB98-005 Rev.1 NO LONGER VALID - Application of ASME Code Cases 2274, 2278 & 2290 for use in Alberta
Withdrawn 1999-08-03 IB99-001 Withdrawn – replaced by IB01-005 Design Factor of 3.5 and the ASME Code 1998 Edition with 1999 Addenda
Alert 1999-09-08 IB99-002 Alert to Owners/Operators of Refineries and Plants where Cokers are used
Alert 1999-09-13 IB99-003 Warning - Oil Battery Operation
Alert 2000-03-17 IB00-001 Alert to Plant Owners - Yale 6" Closures
Alert 2000-06-29 IB00-002 Alert to Pressure Equipment Owners - "Mole Sieve" Type Pressure Vessel
Withdrawn 2000-08-25 IB00-003 NO LONGER VALID - Variance to Section 38(3) of Design, Construction and Installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations (AR227/75) with amendments up to and including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)
Withdrawn 2001-03-23 IB01-001 NO LONGER VALID - Variance to the Design, Construction and Installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations regarding existing pressure vessels (field tanks) in Alberta
Withdrawn 2001-07-16 IB01-002 Withdrawn – old information Exemption of Pressurized Cargo Transport Vessels from the Provisions of the Alberta Safety Codes Act PEEO
Withdrawn 2001-07-25 IB01-003 Withdrawn – old information Certificate of Inspection Not Required for Pressurized Cargo Transport Vessels Under the Alberta Safety Codes Act PEEO
Withdrawn 2001-09-26 IB01-004 Withdrawn – old informationINTERPRETATION - Definition of pressure vessel with respect to gas-insulated switchgear and controlgear PEEO
Withdrawn 2001-11-15 IB01-005 Withdrawn – old information Design Factor of 3.5 and the ASME Code 2001 Edition for use in the Province of Alberta
Alert 2002-01-29 IB02-001 ALERT - Pipe Nipple Failures
Withdrawn 2002-02-12 IB02-002 SUPERSEDED by IB02-002 Rev.1 -DIRECTIVE - Certification of In-Service Pressure Equipment Inspectors
Withdrawn 2005-08-02 IB02-002 Rev.1 SUPERSEDED by IB13-009 - DIRECTIVE - Certification of In-Service Pressure Equipment Inspectors
Alert 2002-03-28 IB02-003 Consumer Alert - Ingersoll-Rand announces recall of portable air compressors
Alert 2002-03-27 IB02-004 ALERT - Air compressor with air receiver tank
Withdrawn 2002-05-24 IB02-005 Withdrawn – replaced by IB08-001 ALERT - Proposal for Mandatory ASME Requirements for Tubular Heat Exchangers
Withdrawn 2002-05-28 IB02-006 WITHDRAWN – Replaced with IB22-017
Withdrawn 2002-10-18 IB02-007 NO LONGER APPLICABLE - Variance - Equivalency to Section 6 of the Pressure Welders Regulation (AR169/2002) PWR
Withdrawn 2003-05-27 IB03-001 Rev.1 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-040 (VA23-007) PWR
Withdrawn 2003-03-25 IB03-002 RESCINDED- covered by PESR -VARIANCE to Section 4(1) of the Design, Construction and Installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations (AR 227/1975)
Withdrawn 2003-04-04 IB03-003 SUPERSEDED by IB06-001 - DIRECTIVE - Exemption from Annual Fees
Withdrawn 2003-04-25 IB03-004 RESCINDED - VA03-005 Variance to Section 20(1) of the Power Engineers Reg PER
Withdrawn 2003-05-08 IB03-005 Withdrawn
Withdrawn 2003-05-14 IB03-006 Withdrawn PER
Withdrawn 2003-06-16 IB03-007 SUPERSEDED by IB03-007 Rev.1 - Withdrawn – SUPERSEDED by IB15-004e
Withdrawn 2008-03-07 IB03-007 Rev.1 Withdrawn – Replaced by IB15-004
Withdrawn 2003-06-16 IB03-008 REPLACED 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
Withdrawn 2003-09-16 IB03-008 Rev.1 REPLACED 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
Withdrawn 2006-07-05 IB03-008 Rev.2 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB17-008 and IB17-009 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
Withdrawn 2003-08-29 IB03-009 RESCINDED- 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)
Withdrawn 2003-09-09 IB03-010 Withdrawn – old information Variance - Use of ASME Section VIII, Division 1, Part UHX
Withdrawn 2004-02-02 IB04-001 SUPERSEDED by IB04-006 - Expiry of Code Case 2053
Alert 2004-02-11 IB04-002 Brass Ball Valve Failure in Power Boiler Service
Alert 2004-02-20 IB04-003 ALERT to Pressure Equipment Owners and Operators - Rig Boiler Fatality
Withdrawn 2004-04-14 IB04-004 With the issuance of IB16-016, IB04-004 is withdrawn - DIRECTIVE - Movement of Tanks Not Designed for Transportation or Delivery of Propane
Alert 2004-05-07 IB04-005 Safety Alert to Pressure Equipment Owners and Operators - Valve Failure
Withdrawn 2004-08-18 IB04-006 RESCINDED - Use of Materials in Inventory (supersedes IB04-001)
Withdrawn 2004-11-18 IB04-007 Withdrawn – old information Notification - Printing Errors for 2004 Edition of the ASME Code
Withdrawn 2005-01-05 IB05-001 RESCINDED - 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)
Alert 2005-02-03 IB05-002 Pressurized Truck-Mounted Vessels
Alert 2005-05-06 IB05-003 Accumulator (Cylinder) Failure
Withdrawn 2005-05-19 IB05-004 SUPERSEDED by IB05-004 Rev.1
Withdrawn 2005-09-06 IB05-004 Rev.1 WITHDRAWN Directive - Split Reinforcing Pads
Withdrawn 2005-09-06 IB05-005 WITHDRAWN A discussion of Area Replacement Method in Opening Reinforcement Design and Use of Directive IB05-004 Rev.1
Withdrawn 2005-11-04 IB05-006 RESCINDED - covered by PESR - Variance to Section 5(1) of the Design, Construction and installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations (AR227/1975)
Withdrawn 2005-12-16 IB05-007 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB17-006Interpretation to Sections 4(3)(b) and 4(4) of the Power Engineers Regulation (AR 85/2003) PER
Withdrawn 2005-12-16 IB05-008 RESCINDED - covered by PESR - Variance to Section 2(2)(c) of the Design, Construction and installation of Boilers and Pressure Vessels Regulations (AR227/1975)
Withdrawn 2006-04-19 IB06-001 SUPERSEDED by IB13-015 - DIRECTIVE - Exemption from Annual Fees
Withdrawn 2006-07-14 IB06-002 SUPERSEDED by IB11-002 - DIRECTIVE to Grade C Pressure Welder Certification PWR
Alert 2006-11-17 IB06-003 Air/Gas Dryer Vessel Failures
Notification 2007-03-09 IB07-001 Plant Process Safety - (The Baker Panel Report)
Withdrawn 2007-03-23 IB07-002 RESCINDED (See IB13-006) Interpretation - Random Radiography for a Designated Lot of ASME B31.3 Piping
Withdrawn 2007-04-19 IB07-003 SUPERSEDED by IB07-003-R1
Withdrawn 2007-05-02 IB07-003 Rev.1 SUPERSEDED by IB07-005
Alert 2007-05-11 IB07-004 Jordair Coalescer Filter Canister on Model K401 Air Compressor
Withdrawn 2007-06-08 IB07-005 SUPERSEDED by IB07-005-R1
Interpretation 2007-07-04 IB07-005 Rev.1 NPS2 Class 3000 Threaded Couplings
Withdrawn 2007-07-03 IB07-006 WITHDRAWN – Replaced with IB22-018 PESR
Withdrawn 2007-07-03 IB07-007 SUPERSEDED by IB09-003 - Variance for Use of 2007 Edition ASME Section VIII Division 2 Code - (Taskforce Report) PESR
Withdrawn 2007-08-28 IB07-008 WITHDRAWN – Replaced with IB22-019
Withdrawn 2007-10-26 IB07-009 Withdrawn – Replaced by IB21-020
Withdrawn 2007-12-12 IB07-010 Withdrawn – old information Manufacturers of ASME Section VIII, Div. 2 Vessels PESR
Withdrawn 2008-01-09 IB08-001 Withdrawn PESR
Withdrawn 2008-06-06 IB08-002 SUPERSEDED 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
Withdrawn 2008-07-31 IB08-003 SUPERSEDED by IB14-008 - Directive - Use of an Electronic Log Book PER
Alert 2008-10-28 IB08-004 Worker Killed at Pressure Plant
Withdrawn 2009-01-08 IB09-001 Withdrawn -- Directive - Interpretation of non-destructive examination requirements of welds using the Submerged Arc Welding (SAW) process for 2-1/4Cr-1Mo-V vessels
Alert 2009-01-08 IB09-002 Freezing Hazard
Withdrawn 2009-01-12 IB09-003 SUPERSEDED by IB11-011 Variance - Use of 2007 Edition ASME Section VIII Division 2 Code PESR
Withdrawn 2009-01-20 IB09-004 Withdrawn PESR
Withdrawn 2009-03-19 IB09-005 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB23-038 PESR
Withdrawn 2009-07-30 IB09-006 Withdrawn PESR
Alert 2009-08-07 IB09-007 H2S Removal at Well Site, Non-Pressure Vessels Must Not be Pressurized
Alert 2009-10-09 IB09-008 Pumpkin Guns
Withdrawn 2009-12-18 IB09-009 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-046 PESR
Withdrawn 2009-12-24 IB09-010 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-037 PESR
Withdrawn 2010-05-13 IB10-001 Withdrawn PESR
Alert 2010-06-14 IB10-002 Chemical Cleaning Unit Operated as a Boiler
Withdrawn 2010-07-20 IB10-003 Withdrawn
Withdrawn 2010-08-31 IB10-004 Withdrawn PESR
Withdrawn 2010-09-13 IB10-005 Withdrawn – Replaced with IB22-010 PESR
Withdrawn 2010-10-21 IB10-006 SUPERSEDED by IB10-006 Rev.1
Withdrawn 2010-11-15 IB10-006 Rev.1 SUPERSEDED by IB10-006 Rev.2
Withdrawn 2011-02-23 IB10-006 Rev.2 SUPERSEDED by IB10-006 Rev.3 - DIRECTIVE - ABSA Requirements for Steam Pipelines PEEO
Interpretation 2015-04-23 IB10-006 Rev.3 ABSA Requirements for Steam Pipelines PESR PEEO
Withdrawn 2011-01-27 IB11-001 Withdrawn - replaced by IB17-007INTERPRETATION - To Sections 16(1)(b)(i),(ii) and 1(1)(b)(i),(ii) of the Power Engineers Regulation PER
Withdrawn 2013-09-04 IB11-002 Rev.1 Withdrawn – replaced by IB18-020 PWR
Withdrawn 2011-02-25 IB11-003 Withdrawn - DIRECTIVE - Piping Submission Form AB-96 Updated PESR
Withdrawn 2018-03-26 IB11-004 Withdrawn – replaced by IB18-006 PESR
Alert 2011-05-26 IB11-005 R&M Energy Systems Announces Product Recall of Hercules Model 150H BOP (Cap Assembly Only)
Withdrawn 2018-01-30 IB11-006 Withdrawn – replaced by IB18-001 PESR
Withdrawn 2011-07-07 IB11-007 Withdrawn - replaced by IB17-005 ASME CSD-1 Code
Interpretation 2011-07-20 IB11-008 DIRECTIVE - Registration of pressure vessel (accumulator) which forms part of a mechanical system on any rubber-tired, self propelled mobil mining equipment PEEO
Withdrawn 2011-07-22 IB11-009 (VA11-007) Withdrawn - Replaced by IB22-020 (VA22-005) PESR
Alert 2011-07-25 IB11-010 Fatal Accident Involving a High Temperature Hydrogen Attack
Withdrawn 2011-08-04 IB11-011 (VA11-008) SUPERSEDED by IB17-012 (VA17-004) - Use of 2007 Edition (or later) ASME Section VIII Division 2 Code PESR
Withdrawn 2011-08-05 IB11-012 Withdrawn – old information A Brief Overview of Amendments to Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation PESR
Withdrawn 2011-08-05 IB11-013 SUPERSEDED by IB16-019 PESR
Alert 2011-08-09 IB11-014 Alert - McDonnell & Miller Model 150S Control Manual Reset Arm Binding
Withdrawn 2011-09-20 IB11-015 Withdrawn – replaced by IB17-023 PER
Withdrawn 2011-09-23 IB11-016 SUPERSEDED BY IB15-014 - Information Bulletins issued as Standata by Alberta Municipal Affairs Governing Gas and Pressure Equipment Safety
Withdrawn 2011-09-30 IB11-017 SUPERSEDED by IB14-004 - DIRECTIVE - Use of ASME Code Case 2695 in Alberta PESR
Alert 2011-11-04 IB11-018 Alert - Consolidated Liquid Service Pressure Relief Valves Models 19110M and 19110H - Overrated Relieving Capacity
Withdrawn 2011-12-21 IB11-019 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB22-022 PESR
Withdrawn 2011-12-21 IB11-020 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB22-001 PESR
Withdrawn 2012-01-03 IB12-001 SUPERSEDED by IB13-001 - DIRECTIVE - Pressure Piping Construction Requirements PESR
Withdrawn 2012-02-27 IB12-002 SUPERSEDED 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 Alberta PESR
Withdrawn 2012-07-10 IB12-002 Rev.1 SUPERSEDED 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 Alberta PESR
Withdrawn 2012-04-30 IB12-003 Withdrawn -- Power Engineering Work Experience and Education Outside of Canada - for credits towards requirements for certification under the Power Engineers Regulation (AR 85/2003) PER
Withdrawn 2012-05-09 IB12-004 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB22-006 PESR
Withdrawn 2012-06-14 IB12-005 RECINDED December 31, 2013 (covered by ASME Code Section VIII Div.1 2013 Edition)- DIRECTIVE - Use of SA-105 Material Specification for Small Tubesheet Application
Alert 2012-06-21 IB12-006 ALERT - Potential of Carbonated Beverage Systems to Create a Life-threatening Environment
Withdrawn 2012-06-26 IB12-007 SUPERSEDED by IB15-007 - Expiry of Examination Papers Passed and Operating Experience Gained for Certification PER
Withdrawn 2012-07-03 IB12-008 Withdrawn- Replaced by IB12-008 Rev.1 PESR
Withdrawn 2013-07-30 IB12-008 Rev.1 With the issuance of IB16-014, IB12-008 Rev.1 is withdrawn. - Withdrawn-replaced by IB16-014 PESR
Withdrawn 2012-07-10 IB12-009 Withdrawn- Replaced with IB21-013 PER
Withdrawn 2012-07-31 IB12-010 Rescinded, see IB15-001 – covered by PESR – Variance (VA12-006) to Section 4(2) of the Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation PESR
Withdrawn 2012-08-14 IB12-011 SUPERSEDED by IB13-002 - Pressure Relief Devices Requirements under the Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation (AR 49/2006) PESR
Alert 2012-11-22 IB12-012 Alert - Consolidated Gas/Steam Service Pressure Relief Valves - Overrated Relieving Capacity
Withdrawn 2013-03-11 IB13-001 SUPERSEDED by IB17-016 PESR
Withdrawn 2013-03-11 IB13-002 SUPERSEDED by IB14-006 - Pressure Relief Devices Requirements under the Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation (AR 49/2006) PESR
Withdrawn 2013-03-12 IB13-003 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB21-019 PESR
Alert 2013-04-18 IB13-004 Alert - Fisher Safety Relief Valves Model H732 and H832
Withdrawn 2013-05-14 IB13-005 SUPERSEDED by IB21-005 PESR
Withdrawn 2013-06-10 IB13-006 Withdrawn – Replaced with IB22-007 PESR
Withdrawn 2013-06-25 IB13-007 Withdrawn- Replaced with IB21-014 PER
Withdrawn 2013-07-26 IB13-008 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB13-016 PESR
Withdrawn 2018-02-28 IB13-009 Withdrawn – replaced by IB18-005. PESR
Alert 2013-07-31 IB13-010 Alert - Hansen Pressure Relief Valves
Alert 2013-09-16 IB13-011 Alert - Salt Bath Heater Incident
Alert 2013-10-15 IB13-012 Alert - Pressure Vessels by Wadsworth Industries
Withdrawn 2013-10-14 IB13-013 REPLACED by IB13-013 Rev.1 -Interpretation - Tack Welding on a Pressure Piping System PWR
Withdrawn 2013-11-11 IB13-013 Rev.1 Replaced by IB13-013 Rev.2 - Interpretation - Tack Welding on a Pressure Piping System PWR
Withdrawn 2014-11-07 IB13-013 Rev.2 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB23-028 PWR
Alert 2013-10-13 IB13-014 Alert - Worker Injured by Hot Water While Performing Hydrostatic Test
Withdrawn 2013-12-31 IB13-015 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB22-021
Withdrawn 2013-12-31 IB13-016 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB23-044 PESR
Alert 2014-01-16 IB14-001 Alert - Home Heating Boiler Recalls
Withdrawn 2014-01-28 IB14-002 RECINDED - covered by PER - Interpretation - Table 2 Power Plant, Power Engineers Regulation PER
Alert 2014-02-14 IB14-003 Alert - Air Compressors Recalled by MAT Industries Due to Electric Shock Hazard
Withdrawn 2014-04-24 IB14-004 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB23-045 PESR
Withdrawn 2014-05-21 IB14-005 SUPERSEDED by IB16-012 PER
Withdrawn 2014-06-27 IB14-006 SUPERSEDED by IB15-003 - Quality Management Systems for Pressure Relief Devices PESR
Alert 2014-07-09 IB14-007 Alert - Steam Traps Recalled by Spirax Sarco due to Retaining Ring Associated with CRN 0E07003.2
Withdrawn 2014-09-09 IB14-008 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB21-015 PER
Withdrawn 2014-10-21 IB14-009 Withdrawn – Replaced by IB22-008 PESR
Withdrawn 2014-11-07 IB14-010 SUPERSEDED BY IB14-010 Rev.1 PWR
Withdrawn 2015-06-23 IB14-010 Rev.1 Withdrawn – replaced by IB17-021 PWR
Alert 2014-11-28 IB14-011 Alert - Falsified Welder Credentials
Withdrawn 2014-12-01 IB14-012 RESCINDED and REPLACED by IB14-012 Rev.1 - Integrity Assessment and Pressure Relief Valve Servicing Requirements for In-Service Pressure Equipment PESR
Withdrawn 2016-10-20 IB14-012 Rev.1 Withdrawn - replaced by IB20-007 PESR
Alert 2014-12-08 IB14-013 Alert - Loss of Overpressure Protection for Fuel Gas Scrubbers PESR
Withdrawn 2014-12-09 IB14-014 Withdrawn – Replaced with IB22-009 PESR
Alert 2014-12-19 IB14-015 Alert - Performance Qualification Cards Stolen
Withdrawn 2015-01-21 IB15-001 Withdrawn
Withdrawn 2015-01-21 IB15-002 Withdrawn – Replaced with IB22-011 PEEO
Withdrawn 2015-03-20 IB15-003 SUPERSEDED by IB17-001 PESR
Withdrawn 2015-04-14 IB15-004 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-034 PESR
Withdrawn 2015-04-23 IB15-005 (VA15-006) Withdrawn- Replaced with IB21-016 PER
Withdrawn 2015-05-26 IB15-006 Withdrawn PESR
Withdrawn 2015-06-15 IB15-007 Withdrawn - replaced by IB20-010 PER
Withdrawn 2015-06-25 IB15-008 SUPERSEDED by IB15-008 Rev.1 PESR
Withdrawn 2015-09-29 IB15-008 Rev.1 SUPERSEDED by IB15-008-R2 PESR
Withdrawn 2016-03-31 IB15-008 Rev.2 Withdrawn PESR
Withdrawn 2015-06-25 IB15-009 Withdrawn and replaced by IB20-018 PESR
Withdrawn 2015-09-04 IB15-010 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-031 (VA23-006) PWR
Withdrawn 2015-09-08 IB15-011 Withdrawn - IB15-011 (VA15-011) PER
Withdrawn 2015-09-30 IB15-012 Withdrawn – Replaced by IB22-012 PESR
Withdrawn 2015-11-10 IB15-013 SUPERSEDED by IB16-011 Rev.1 PEEO
Withdrawn 2015-11-10 IB15-014 SUPERSEDED by IB16-011
Withdrawn 2016-01-08 IB16-001 Withdrawn PESR
Alert 2016-01-12 IB16-002 Fatality Caused by Trying to Make Steam in a Portable Propane Bottle
Withdrawn 2016-02-05 IB16-003 SUPERSEDED by IB16-003 Rev.1 PESR
Withdrawn 2017-02-22 IB16-003 Rev. 1 Withdrawn – replaced by IB18-003 PESR
Withdrawn 2016-02-12 IB16-004 SUPERSEDED by IB17-015 PESR
Withdrawn 2016-04-01 IB16-005 SUPERSEDED by IB17-004 PESR
Withdrawn 2016-04-20 IB16-006 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-021 PESR
Withdrawn 2016-04-20 IB16-007 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-022 PESR
Withdrawn 2016-04-29 IB16-008 SUPERSEDED BY IB17-018 PER
Withdrawn 2016-04-29 IB16-009 Withdrawn - replaced by IB21-001 PWR
Withdrawn 2016-06-03 IB16-010 Variance IB16-010 (VA16-002) Withdawn PER
Withdrawn 2016-07-07 IB16-011 SUPERSEDED by IB16-011 Rev.1 PESR
Withdrawn 2016-07-13 IB16-011 Rev.1 SUPERSEDED by IB21-006 PESR
Withdrawn 2016-07-14 IB16-012 Withdrawn – replaced by IB18-022 PER
Alert 2016-08-17 IB16-013 Preventing High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA)
Withdrawn 2016-10-24 IB16-014 Withdrawn – replaced by IB19-008 PESR
Withdrawn 2016-10-20 IB16-015 SUPERSEDED by IB16-015 Rev.1 PER
Withdrawn 2016-11-09 IB16-015 Rev.1 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-006 PER
Withdrawn 2016-10-25 IB16-016 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB22-023
Withdrawn 2016-11-08 IB16-017 SUPERSEDED BY IB17-014 PER
Notification (Information) 2016-11-25 IB16-018 Concerns about Carbon Steels with Low Toughness Properties
Withdrawn 2016-12-13 IB16-019 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB23-030 PESR
Withdrawn 2016-12-15 IB16-020 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-007 PER
Withdrawn 2017-01-01 IB17-001 Withdrawn – Replaced by IB21-017 PESR
Withdrawn 2017-03-17 IB17-002 Rev. 1 Withdrawn – Replaced with IB22-013 PESR
Withdrawn 2017-01-09 IB17-002 Superseded by IB17-002 Rev. 1 PESR
Withdrawn 2017-03-08 IB17-003 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-008 PER
Withdrawn 2017-04-20 IB17-004 Withdrawn – replaced with IB18-008 PESR
Withdrawn 2017-05-30 IB17-005 Withdrawn - replaced by IB23-002 PESR
Withdrawn 2017-05-30 IB17-006 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-009 PER
Withdrawn 2017-05-30 IB17-007 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-010 PER
Withdrawn 2017-05-30 IB17-008 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB23-027 PER
Withdrawn 2017-05-30 IB17-009 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-011 PER
Alert 2017-06-28 IB17-010 Notice of Deregistration
Withdrawn 2017-07-07 IB17-011 Withdrawn PESR
Withdrawn 2017-07-07 IB17-012 (VA17-004) Withdrawn - Replaced by IB23-043 (VA23-008) PESR
Withdrawn 2017-07-10 IB17-013 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-012 PER
Withdrawn 2017-07-24 IB17-014 Withdrawn – replaced by IB18-011 PER
Withdrawn 2017-08-24 IB17-015 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB21-009 PESR
Withdrawn 2017-08-24 IB17-016 Withdrawn – Replaced with IB22-014 PESR
Withdrawn 2017-08-30 IB17-017 Withdrawn – replaced by IB18-015 PESR
Withdrawn 2017-09-18 IB17-018 Withdrawn – replaced by IB18-007 PER
Alert 2017-09-19 IB17-019 Lessons Learned CSB Report 2016 Refinery Fire
Withdrawn 2017-09-28 IB17-020 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-013 PER
Withdrawn 2017-11-17 IB17-021 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB23-029 PWR
Withdrawn 2017-11-17 IB17-022 Withdrawn - replaced by IB18-019 PESR
Withdrawn 2017-12-18 IB17-023 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-014 PER
Withdrawn 2018-01-30 IB18-001 Withdrawn – replaced by IB18-014 PESR
Withdrawn 2018-02-23 IB18-002 Withdrawn PESR
Withdrawn 2018-02-21 IB18-003 IB18-003 is withdrawn and replaced by IB19-005 PESR
Withdrawn 2018-02-23 IB18-004 Withdrawn - replaced by IB18-004 Rev.1 PESR
Withdrawn 2018-02-28 IB18-005 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-018 PESR
Withdrawn 2018-03-26 IB18-006 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-035 PESR
Withdrawn 2018-04-26 IB18-007 Withdrawn – replaced by IB18-021 PER
Withdrawn 2018-05-15 IB18-008 Withdrawn – replaced by IB19-001 PESR
Withdrawn 2018-05-23 IB18-009 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-041 PESR
Withdrawn 2018-05-23 IB18-010 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB18-010 Rev.1 PESR
Withdrawn 2018-07-24 IB18-010 Rev.1 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-042 PESR
Withdrawn 2018-06-13 IB18-011 Withdrawn PER
Withdrawn 2018-06-27 IB18-012 Withdrawn PESR
Withdrawn 2018-07-05 IB18-013 Withdrawn PWR
Withdrawn 2018-06-28 IB18-014 Withdrawn – replaced by IB19-007 PESR
Withdrawn 2018-07-25 IB18-015 Withdrawn- replaced with IB19-006 PESR
Alert 2018-07-26 IB18-016 Technical Safety BC releases Fernie Investigation Report
Interpretation 2018-08-10 IB18-017 Design Registration and Inspection of CNG and Hydrogen Refuelling Station Piping PESR
Alert 2018-08-29 IB18-018 IB18-018 Propane-Tank-Fire PESR
Withdrawn 2018-08-31 IB18-019 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-036 PESR
Notification 2024-02-01 IB24-002 Codes and Standards Currently in Force in the Pressure Equipment Discipline PESR
Interpretation 2024-02-01 IB23-044 Rev.1 Requirements for Cold Stretched Austenitic Stainless Steel Pressure Vessels PESR
Withdrawn 2024-01-12 IB24-001 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB24-002 PESR
Interpretation 2023-12-20 IB23-050 Use of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to Support a Pressure Equipment Design Submission PESR
Notification 2023-12-11 IB23-049 Overview of Amendments to Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation (AR 49/2006) PESR
Interpretation 2023-12-08 IB23-048 Pressure Equipment Repair and Alteration Requirements PESR
Interpretation 2023-10-31 IB23-047 Section 6(e)(i) of the PESR and ASME B31.1 PESR
Withdrawn 2023-10-26 IB23-046 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-050 PESR
Interpretation 2023-10-13 IB23-045 The Acceptable Use of Appendix 46 in ASME BPV Code Section VIII, Division 1 in Alberta PESR
Withdrawn 2023-10-06 IB23-044 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-044 Rev.1 PESR
Variance 2023-10-06 IB23-043 (VA23-008) Use of 2023 and Later Edition of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII, Division 2 PESR
Interpretation 2023-10-05 IB23-042 Bolted Replacement Parts PESR
Notification 2023-10-05 IB23-041 Use of Welding Method 6 PESR
Variance 2023-09-25 IB23-040 (VA23-007) Equivalency to Sections 4(2) of the Pressure Welders Regulation (AR 169/2002) PWR
Notification 2023-09-22 IB23-039 New CRN Format PESR
Interpretation 2023-09-10 IB23-038 Design Registration and Certificate of Inspection Permits for Hot Water Storage Tanks and Heaters PESR
Interpretation 2023-08-29 IB23-037 "Pipe Expanders" PESR
Notification 2023-08-21 IB23-036 Authority Having Jurisdiction for CSA B52 PESR
Interpretation 2023-08-21 IB23-035 Design Registration of Components used in Mechanical Refrigeration Systems PESR
Interpretation 2023-08-21 IB23-034 Emergency Discharge of Refrigerants - CSA B52 Annex B PESR
Withdrawn 2023-08-15 IB23-033 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-048 PESR
Interpretation 2023-07-31 IB23-032 In-Service Pressure Equipment Inspector Certificate of Competency PESR
Variance 2023-07-28 IB23-031 (VA23-006) Pressure Tack Welder Examination Eligibility PWR
Interpretation 2023-07-18 IB23-030 Use of ISO 16528 in Alberta PESR
Interpretation 2023-06-30 IB23-029 Permanent Tack Welds PWR
Interpretation 2023-06-30 IB23-028 Temporary Tack Welds PWR
Interpretation 2023-06-29 IB23-027 Power Plant not exceeding 0.085 m3 PER
Alert 2023-06-29 IB23-026 Alert - Kamloops Ammonia Release Investigation Report
Interpretation 2023-05-29 IB23-025 Electronic Log Book Power Engineers Regulation PER
Interpretation 2023-05-29 IB23-024 Power Engineer Certification Candidates with Qualifying Experience from Outside of Alberta PER
Interpretation 2023-05-29 IB23-023 Owner’s Designation of Chief Power Engineer for Rotational Duty Assignments PER
Interpretation 2023-05-09 IB23-017 Rev.1 Expiry of Examination Papers Passed and Experience PER
Interpretation 2023-05-08 IB23-022 Heating/Cooling Coils in Non-Code Storage Tanks PESR
Interpretation 2023-05-08 IB23-021 Coils in Pressure Vessels PESR
Interpretation 2023-05-05 IB23-020 Integrity Management Systems for Mechanical Refrigeration Systems Containing Ammonia PESR
Interpretation 2023-05-05 IB23-019 Requirements for Thermal Liquid Heating Systems PEEO
Withdrawn 2023-05-05 IB23-018 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-032 PESR
Withdrawn 2023-05-01 IB23-017 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-017 Rev.1 PER
Interpretation 2023-04-18 IB23-016 Requirements for Pneumatic Test Procedures PESR
Interpretation 2023-03-24 IB23-015 Grade C Pressure Welder Certification PWR
Interpretation 2023-03-24 IB23-014 Display of Certificates of Competency PER
Withdrawn 2018-11-20 IB18-020 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-015 PWR
Withdrawn 2018-12-21 IB18-021 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-005 PER
Withdrawn 2018-12-21 IB18-022 Withdrawn – replaced by IB20-005 PER
Interpretation 2021-12-17 IB21-020 Production Impact Test Coupon PESR
Interpretation 2021-12-13 IB21-019 Overpressure Protection Requirements PESR
Interpretation 2021-12-01 IB21-018 Registration of Pressure Equipment Alteration Design Based on Fitness for Service Assessment PESR
Interpretation 2021-11-29 IB21-017 Quality Management Systems for Pressure Relief Devices PESR
Notification 2022-07-29 IB22-012 Servicing of Pressure Relief Valves on Propane Storage Tanks PESR
Interpretation 2023-01-16 IB23-002 Rev.1 ASME CSD-1 PESR
Interpretation 2023-03-24 IB23-013 Boiler Rating PER
Interpretation 2023-03-24 IB23-012 Power Engineer Foreign Operating Experience PER
Interpretation 2023-03-24 IB23-011 Power Engineer Qualifying Experience PER
Interpretation 2023-03-24 IB23-010 Combined Experience for Power Engineer Certification PER
Interpretation 2023-03-24 IB23-009 Heating Plant Supervision PER
Interpretation 2023-03-24 IB23-008 Practical Examination for Renewal of Special Steam-powered Traction Engine Operators Certificate of Competency PER
Interpretation 2023-03-24 IB23-007 Power Engineers Regulation Equivalent Certificates PER
Interpretation 2023-03-24 IB23-006 Operating Experience for Fired Process Heater Operator’s Certificate of Competency Candidates PER
Notification 2023-03-09 IB23-005 Reference Syllabi for Power Engineer Examination PER
Interpretation 2023-02-24 IB23-004 Requirements for Engineered Pressure Enclosures PESR
Interpretation 2023-02-23 IB23-003 Requirements for Reduced Supervision in accordance with the PER PER
Withdrawn 2023-01-09 IB23-002 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-002 Rev.1 PESR
Withdrawn 2023-01-13 IB23-001 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-019 PEEO
Interpretation 2022-12-13 IB22-023 Movement of Tanks Not Designed for Transportation or Delivery of Propane PESR
Interpretation 2022-10-17 IB22-022 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code - Errata and Notices PESR
Notification 2022-10-26 IB22-021 Exemption from Annual Fees PESR
Variance 2022-10-22 IB22-020 (VA22-005) Provision of a Method for Owners of Historical Pressure Equipment (Traction Engine Boilers) PESR
Interpretation 2022-10-13 IB22-019 Code Requirements for Propane Fuel Tanks PESR
Interpretation 2022-10-13 IB22-018 Allowance for and Report of Local Thin Areas (LTA's) in Cylindrical Pressure Vessel Shells and in Spherical Segments PESR
Interpretation 2022-10-13 IB22-017 ASME Code Requirements Regarding the Use of SI Units in Pressure Equipment Design Registration and Shop Construction PESR
Withdrawn 2022-09-19 IB22-016 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-001 PEEO
Withdrawn 2022-09-19 IB22-015 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-020 PESR
Interpretation 2022-09-19 IB22-014 Quality Management Systems for Pressure Piping Construction PESR
Interpretation 2022-09-19 IB22-013 Quality Management Systems for Integrity Assessment Organizations PESR
Interpretation 2022-08-22 IB22-011 Rev.1 Exemption for methanol injection tanks in section 2(1)(f)(iv) of the Pressure Equipment Exemption Order (AR 56/2006) PEEO
Interpretation 2022-08-22 IB22-010 Rev.1 National Board Registration of Cast Iron Sectional Boilers Constructed Outside of Canada PESR
Interpretation 2022-08-22 IB22-009 Rev.1 Acceptance of Initial Service Leak Test for Pressure Piping PESR
Interpretation 2022-08-22 IB22-008 Rev.1 Start of Construction Prior to Confirmation of Design Registration PESR
Interpretation 2022-05-10 IB22-007 Random Non-Destructive Examination (including Radiography) for a Designated Lot of ASME B31.3 Piping PESR
Interpretation 2022-08-22 IB22-006 Rev.1 Owner’s Inspector Interpretation of ASME B31.3-2020, Interpretation 24-05 Paragraph 340.4(a) PESR
Interpretation 2022-04-28 IB22-005 Requirements for the Integrity Management of Grade 91 Steel Used Above Currently-Permitted Allowable Stresses PESR
Withdrawn 2022-04-14 IB22-004 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-003 PER
Interpretation 2022-04-07 IB22-003 Declaration of Conformity as Alternative to Statutory Declaration PESR
Interpretation 2022-04-04 IB22-002 Pressure Equipment Safety Regulation Section 22 Changes to a Registered Design PESR
Interpretation 2022-02-07 IB22-001 Responsibility for NDE During Pressure Vessel Fabrication PESR
Interpretation 2021-11-18 IB21-010 Rev.1 Pressure Piping Alternative Test Methods PESR
Variance 2021-11-10 IB21-016(VA21-008) Variance to provide options for addressing Building Operator A, Building Operator B and Fireman’s Certificates of Competency after they have expired PER
Withdrawn 2021-11-10 IB21-015 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-025 PESR
Withdrawn 2021-11-10 IB21-014 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-024 PESR
Withdrawn 2021-11-10 IB21-013 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-023 PESR
Withdrawn 2021-10-29 IB21-012 Withdrawn – Replaced with IB22-016 PEEO
Withdrawn 2021-10-29 IB21-011 Withdrawn – Replaced with IB22-015 PESR
Withdrawn 2021-10-29 IB21-010 Withdrawn – Replaced with IB21-010 Rev.1 PESR
Interpretation 2021-10-29 IB21-009 Risk-Based Inspection Requirements for Owner-User Pressure Equipment Integrity Management Systems PESR
Withdrawn 2021-10-20 IB21-008 (VA20-007) Withdrawn PER
Notification 2021-10-01 IB21-007 New Format Performance Qualification Cards PWR
Interpretation 2021-08-03 IB21-006 Information Bulletin issued as STANDATA by Alberta Municipal Affairs Governing Gas and Pressure Equipment Safety PESR
Interpretation 2021-07-20 IB21-005 Leak Testing Components ASME B31.3 PESR
Withdrawn 2021-04-28 IB21-004 Withdrawn – Replaced with IB22-005 PESR
Interpretation 2021-03-26 IB21-003 Requirements for Engineered Pressure Enclosures PESR
Withdrawn 2021-03-18 IB21-002 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-004 PESR
Information 2021-03-16 IB21-001 Reference Syllabus for Welding Examiner and Welding Examiner in Training PWR
Withdrawn 2020-12-22 IB20-022 Withdrawn – replaced by IB21-018 PESR
Interpretation 2020-12-15 IB20-021 Unfired Steam Boiler Rating PER
Interpretation 2020-12-08 IB20-020 Integrity Assessment and PRV Servicing Requirements PESR
Interpretation 2020-08-19 IB20-019 Historical Boilers Requirements PESR
Interpretation 2020-08-19 IB20-018 Quality Management Systems for Owner-User Equipment Integrity Management PESR
Withdrawn 2020-06-08 IB20-017 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB21-010 PESR
Interpretation 2020-06-01 IB20-016 Fitting Design Registration by an Organization other than Manufacturer PESR
Withdrawn 2020-05-15 IB20-015 Withdrawn N/A
Withdrawn 2020-05-14 IB20-014 (VA20-007) Withdrawn - replaced by IB21-008 PER
Withdrawn 2020-05-07 IB20-013 Withdrawn PESR, PWR
Withdrawn 2020-04-30 IB20-012 (VA20-004) Withdrawn PER
Withdrawn 2020-04-27 IB20-011 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB21-011 PESR
Interpretation 2020-04-08 IB18-004 Rev.1 PESR Section 35 - Reporting Unsafe Conditions, Accidents and Fires PESR
Withdrawn 2020-04-08 IB20-010 Withdrawn - replaced with IB23-017 PER
Withdrawn 2020-04-03 IB20-009 Withdrawn PER
Interpretation 2020-04-02 IB20-008 Justification of SA-105 Flanges for low Temperature Service in ASME Section VIII-1 2019 Edition PESR
Withdrawn 2020-04-02 IB20-007 Withdrawn -- Inspection and Servicing Requirements for In-Service Pressure equipment Deferrals PESR
Withdrawn 2020-03-16 IB20-006 Withdrawn - replaced by IB20-015 N/A
Withdrawn 2020-02-18 IB20-005 Withdrawn – Replaced with IB22-004 PER
Withdrawn 2020-02-18 IB20-004 Withdrawn - Replaced by IB21-012 PEEO
Interpretation 2020-02-18 IB20-003 Updated Documents to Reflect Partial Exemptions for Thermal Liquid Heating Systems PEEO
Interpretation 2020-01-30 IB19-015 Rev.1 Power Engineering Courses Satisfactory to the Administrator PER
Withdrawn 2020-01-07 IB20-002 Withdrawn - replaced by IB20-017 PESR
Notification (Information) 2020-01-06 IB20-001 Thermal Liquid Heating Systems Partial Exemption PEEO, PESR, PER
Withdrawn 2019-12-13 IB19-015 Withdrawn- Replaced by IB19-015 Rev.1 PER
Alert 2019-12-10 IB19-014 Alert – Emerson Automation Solutions Product Service Bulletin PESR
Withdrawn 2019-12-10 IB19-013 Withdrawn- Replaced by IB20-022 PESR
Interpretation 2019-12-04 IB19-012 Performance Qualification Card Expiry PWR
Information 2019-10-22 IB19-011 Introduction to Ammonia Refrigeration Examination PESR
Withdrawn 2019-10-11 IB19-010 Withdrawn PESR
Interpretation 2019-08-30 IB19-009 Certification Requirements for Providing Reduced Supervision PER
Withdrawn 2019-07-31 IB19-008 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-016 PESR
Withdrawn 2019-07-12 IB19-007 Withdrawn - Replaced with IB23-033 PESR
Withdrawn 2019-07-02 IB19-006 Withdrawn and replaced by IB20-019 PESR
Withdrawn 2019-07-02 IB19-005 Withdrawn – replaced by IB21-003 PESR
Information 2019-07-02 IB19-004 Industry Report Proposing Continued Use of Affected Grade 91 Equipment PESR
Withdrawn 2019-07-02 IB19-003 Withdrawn – replaced by IB21-004 PESR
Withdrawn 2019-07-02 IB19-002 Superseded by IB20-002 PESR
Interpretation 2019-04-16 IB19-001 Quality Plan for Design Submissions PESR
Type Date Reference No. Description Related Regulation

External Bulletins

Date Form. No. Description
2016-08-17 CSB Safety Alert: Preventing High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA)
2021-02 20-GCB-11 [Rev2] Gas Safety Information Bulletin, Standata 20-GCB-11 [Rev2], Propane Storage Tanks Designed for 200 psig
2021-02 20-GCB-08 [Rev2] Gas Safety Information Bulletin, Standata 20-GCB-08 [Rev2], Liquefied Petroleum Gas Storage Vessel Installation
2021-02 20-GCB-10 [Rev3] Gas Safety Information Bulletin, Standata 20-GCB-10 [Rev3], Fuel Gas Pressure Piping in Plants
2014-05-06 Spirax Sarco Product Recall Bulletin
2013-12-12 CSA B52 Safety Bulletin Dec 2013 - Maximum Refrigerant Quantities per Occupied Space
2010-07-20 Pressure Vessel Explosion Report by Reedy Engineering
2009-04-01 ASME Code Case 2199 - SPECIAL NOTICE
2006-10-27 PRODUCT ADVISORY provided by Tyco Valves Controls
2006-01-01 CSA Safety Bulletin-Use of Air Receivers & Propane Cylinders
2003-08-29 CSA B52 Information Bulletin - Use of Hydrocarbon Refrigerants
2003-08-29 Alert - Misuse of Propane Cylinders (Summary)
2003-08-29 Information Bulletin - Misuse of Propane Cylinders issued by Alberta Transportation
1999-11-01 Honeywell recalls Fluid Power Actuators

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