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Dangerous Tree Control Guideline | A Program Development Guide


Formerly known as IRP 11 Dangerous Tree Control. This guideline is applicable to any upstream oil and gas work site where there are free-standing trees at the boundaries of the work site. The objective is to increase worker, employer, prime contractor and facility owner awareness of the hazards, legislated requirements and industry work standards associated with dangerous trees.
July 21, 2015
 

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The Dangerous Tree Control Guideline was formerly known as Enform IRP 11 Dangerous Tree Control. Enform IRP 11 was reviewed and redeveloped as an Enform Guideline that conforms to current industry practices and current government regulations, across multiple Canadian jurisdictions.

The purpose of this document is to be a guideline to all levels of management to ensure the safety of petroleum industry workers engaged in activities near dangerous trees. The end goal is to increase worker, employer, prime contractor and facility owner awareness of the hazards, legislated requirements and industry work standards associated with dangerous trees. This guideline is applicable to any upstream oil and gas worksite where there are free-standing trees at the boundaries of the worksite. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Camp sites
  • Facilities
  • Pipelines
  • Roads
  • Line of sight/seismic lines
  • Aircraft landing zones
  • Well sites

This edition has sorted out the content into three modules (published as three documents):

Developer: Energy Safety Canada
Sponsor Organization: CAGC
Current Status: Edition 5 Sanctioned July 2015

Further Information

You may email safety@energysafetycanada.com if you have any feedback for future versions of this guideline.


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