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Pre-Pay May be Coming to Alberta Pre-Pay May be Coming to Alberta

Bill 19 to enhance safety at gas stations and convenience stores has received third reading in the Alberta Legislature.  If...

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Flooding and Underground Storage Systems Flooding and Underground Storage Systems

Background:

In June of 2013 some southern Alberta communities experienced extreme flooding.  In High River a number...

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Tank Floor Inspection Deadline Passes for Tanks Installed in 2007 or Earlier Tank Floor Inspection Deadline Passes for Tanks Installed in 2007 or Earlier

The deadline for floor evaluations on tanks installed before September 1, 2007 has passed.  The PTMAA is reviewing...

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Alberta Fire Code Updated Alberta Fire Code Updated

Alberta Municipal Affairs published an updated Fire Code (2014) on May 1, 2015.  Major changes to the Code affecting the...

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Maximum Tank Capacity Maximum Tank Capacity

The Fire Code limits individual capacity of storage tanks (where flammable liquids are stored) at fuel dispensing facilities to 50,000...

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Online Tank Operator Training Program Available Online Tank Operator Training Program Available

The PTMAA is pleased to be offering free online training to storage tank operators in Alberta. The 14-module program is...

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Emergency Response Plans Emergency Response Plans

The Alberta Fire Code lays out responsibility for emergency planning. Your petroleum facility must have a fire safety plan in...

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Is Windshield Washer Fluid Being Stored and Dispensed Properly? Is Windshield Washer Fluid Being Stored and Dispensed Properly?

It has been brought to the attention of Alberta Municipal Affairs that windshield washer anti-freeze may not be stored and...

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Penalties for Not Complying to Safety Codes Act & Fire Code Penalties for Not Complying to Safety Codes Act & Fire Code

On December 10, 2012 maximum fines for not complying with requirements of the Fire Code rose from $15,000 for first...

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