Canadian Energy Regulator Onshore Pipeline Regulations
29 (1) If a company contracts for the provision of services in respect of the maintenance of a pipeline, the company shall
(a) inform the contractor of all special conditions associated with the maintenance;
(b) inform the contractor of all special safety practices and procedures necessitated by the conditions or features specific to the maintenance;
(c) take all reasonable steps to ensure that maintenance activities are conducted in accordance with the manual developed under section 31; and
(d) authorize a person to halt a maintenance activity in circumstances where, in the person’s judgement, the maintenance activity is not being conducted in accordance with the manual developed under section 31 or is creating a hazard to anyone at the maintenance site.
(2) The person referred to in paragraph (1)(d) must have sufficient expertise, knowledge and training to competently carry out the obligations set out in that paragraph.
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