OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 37 Oil and Gas Wells

Section 764 Ground anchors

(1) An employer must ensure that ground anchors are pull-tested annually in accordance with

(a) API Recommended Practice RP 4G, Recommended Practice for Maintenance and Use of Drilling and Well Servicing Structures (2004), or

(b) the manufacturer’s specifications, or

(c) specifications certified by a professional engineer.

(2) An employer must ensure that the pull-test charts for temporary and permanent ground anchors are readily available for inspection by an officer.