Canadian Energy Regulator Onshore Pipeline Regulations
18 (1) If a company contracts for the provision of services in respect of the construction of a pipeline, the company shall
(a) inform the contractor of all special conditions associated with the construction;
(b) inform the contractor of all special safety practices and procedures necessitated by the conditions or features specific to the construction;
(c) take all reasonable steps to ensure that construction activities are conducted in accordance with the manual developed under section 20; and
(d) authorize a person to halt a construction activity in circumstances where, in the person’s judgement, the construction activity is not being conducted in accordance with the manual developed under section 20 or is creating a hazard to anyone at the construction 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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