OHS Code

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

Section 777 Rig tank or pit enclosures

(1) An employer must ensure that a rig tank or pit used for the circulation of drilling fluids containing flammable or combustible material is protected from sources of ignition.

(2) An employer must ensure that a rig tank or pit that is enclosed

(a) is properly vented, and

(b) vented vapours are directed away from ignition sources.