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SECTION 5

CODE 5 - INCIDENT OUTSIDE

INDUSTRY BOUNDARIES

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1 Code 5 ……………….……………………… Page 02
2 CVECO Member Procedures ……….……… Page 02
3 Information CVECO Members Will Provide .. Page 03
4 Police / Fire Dispatch …………………….. Page 04
5 Police / Fire Response …………………….. Page 05
6 Industrial Response ………………..……… Page 06
7 Pipeline Maps ……………….……... Page 07
8 Pipeline Contact List ……………….……... Page 07
9 Revision History ……………….……... Page 08

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1. CODE 5:  
   
   
1.1 This code is used when an accident of emergent or possibly dangerous nature occurs outside a plant boundary where industry or CVECO assistance may be required.
   
1.2 An industrial, or municipal CVECO member, will call a Code 5. A member of the public or casual observer may simply call 9-1-1
   
1.3 Sample Incidents:
   
- Pipeline emergencies.
   
- Transportation emergencies (Derailed train, overturned transport truck).
   
- Weather emergencies.
   
- Fire, explosion, spills, leaking liquids or gasses.
   

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2. CVECO MEMBER PROCEDURES:  
   
   
2.1 Each CVECO member will have internal emergency procedures that will outline their actions and/or response to a Code 5.
   
2.2 As a minimum the procedures will include.
   
- Information the Plant Dispatcher will provide Fire/Police Dispatch.
   
- Response by a CVECO member if their product is involved.
   
- Activation of company personnel who may be of assistance in the emergency.
   
- Notification of neighbours, outside agencies or authorities.

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3. INFORMATION CVECO MEMBERS WILL PROVIDE:  
   
   
3.1 When provided with an emergency situation that is outside any CVECO member’s plant boundaries, the member receiving the information will issue a Code 5 over the CVECO radio.
   
   
3.2 Under CVECO agreement, CVECO members are to provide information as outlined on the “CVECO Code Notification Checklist”.
   
- Reference Section 3 “Radio & Telephone Communications Parts 6 and 7
   
   
3.3 If not done with the activation of the code, and the submission of the CVECO checklist (within 10 minutes), the Plant Dispatcher will contact Fire/Police Dispatch and supply all known information as soon as reasonably possible
   
- It is understood that some information may not be available to the CVECO member who discovered the incident.
   
   
3.4 Complete CVECO information checklist and fax to Police Dispatch
   
   
3.5 If product is known, fax an MSDS product information to the Fire/Police Communications Center.
   
- Use completed CVECO Checklist as a cover sheet when faxing MSDS sheets.
   

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4. POLICE / FIRE DISPATCH:  
   
   
4.1 Obtains details from caller
   
   
4.2 Dispatchers appropriate Fire / Police / EMS response
   
   
4.3 Notifies industry (if known) to inform them of the problem
   
   
4.4 If a pipeline problem and the source unknown, the Sarnia Fire/Police Dispatcher using the CVECO radio will advise CVECO members of the situation.
   
- Companies are expected to report back to the Sarnia Fire/Police Dispatcher if they are all clear, or have identified that they have the problem.
   
   
4.5 Notify Provincial and/or Federal agencies as required.
   

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5. POLICE / FIRE RESPONSE:  
   
   
5.1 Both Fire & Police Services in the area where the incident occurred will respond and obtain details on the emergency situation.
   
- A municipal Official (Fire or Police) will fill the role of the Municipal Emergency Site Manager.
   
- The Police will work directly with the Municipal Fire/Rescue Service in a “unified command” structure to organize response and activities at the emergency scene.
   
5.2 If a road needs to be closed because of a derailment, pipeline incident, road accident or a non-industry fire, a Code 6 for traffic control will be initiated.
   
5.3 When a Code 6 is called, appropriate Police Services and designated industries will set up barricades to close roads.
   
5.4 Police / Fire officials will determine need to evacuate the public and if so the Police Services will carry out those duties accordingly.
   
5.5 Municipal Fire/Rescue Service will activate industrial mutual aid if needed.
   
5.6 Fire / Police officials will establish and staging area for all emergencies responders.
   
5.7 Police / Fire officials will activate the Sarnia Mobile Command Post.
   
5.8 Both Fire & Police officials will provide an Incident Commander to respond to the Mobile Command Post when it has been activate.

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6. INDUSTRIAL RESPONSE:  
   
   
6.1 If the problem is with a pipeline (source unknown), companies are expected to investigate to determine if they may be the source of the problem.
   
- Industries are expected to report back to the Sarnia Fire/Police Dispatcher if they are all clear, or have identified that they are the source of the emergency.
   
   
6.2 If the owner of the Code 5 is a CVECO member, they are expected to provide the following response not limited to
   
- Initiate company specific emergency procedures.
   
- Provide a company representative who will respond to the Mobile Command Post and act as a Technical Advisor.
   
- Notify Provincial and Federal agencies (as required).
   
- Bring product information and other details when responding to the scene.
   
- Have MSDS sheets faxed to the Fire/Police Dispatcher and Sarnia General Hospital (use CVECO checklist as a cover sheet).
   
- Provide a media person or, the name of their media person and their phone number.
   
- If a pipeline emergency, isolate or shutdown pipeline if required.
   
   
6.3 If the incident is at one of your remote industrial facilities
   
- Issue appropriate CVECO code as warranted
   
- Provide the exact address/location of the remote facility
   
- Follow instructions as listed in 6.2
   
   
6.4 Fire/Police officials may request mutual aid response from specific CVECO members.
   
   
6.5 Fire, Police and industry officials will work within the unified command system.

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7. PIPELINE RIGHT-OF-WAY MAP:  
   
   
7.1 The “Sarnia-Lambton Pipeline (R-O-W) right-of-way pipeline map” is maintained compliments of:
   
  MIG Engineering Ltd.
   
  453 Christina Street North
   
  Sarnia, Ontario N7T 5W3
   
   
7.2 Copies of the pipeline map are available to members only.
   
   
7.3 The project contact at MIG Engineering is:
   
  Marty Raaymakers, C.S.T.
   
  Phone (519) 337 - 8000
   
  Phone (800) MIG - 3943
   
  Fax (519) 337 - 8001
   
  E-Mail [email protected]
   
  Web site www.migeng.com
   
7. PIPELINE RIGHT-OF-WAY CONTACT LIST:  
   
   
7.1 Phone numbers to contact pipeline right-of-way industries are found in Appendix A “Participants & Representatives”
   
- Air Products
   
- BP (Amoco) Canada
   
- Bayer
7. PIPELINE RIGHT-OF-WAY CONTACT LIST: Continued
   
   
7.1 Phone numbers to contact pipeline right-of-way industries are found in Appendix A “Participants & Representatives”
   
- Cabot Carbon
   
- Consumers & Niagara Gas (see Tecumseh Gas Storage Enbridge) (no CVECO radio)
   
- Dow Chemical
   
- Enbridge Gas Storage
   
- Enbridge Pipeline
   
- ESSO
   
- Imperial Oil
   
- Kinetic Energy (not a CVECO member)
   
- Nova Chemicals (Corunna, Moore, Styrene or St. Clair River Site)
   
- Praxair
   
- Shell Canada
   
- Sunoco
   
- Sun Canadian
   
- Tecumseh Gas Storage (no CVECO radio)
   
- Trans Canada Pipeline (no CVECO radio)
   
- Union Gas (Dawn Storage & Transmission) (no CVECO radio)
   
- Union Gas (Sarnia Branch Distribution) (no CVECO radio)

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9. REVISION HISTORY:  
     
Date By Description
     
1970   Original
     
Jan. 08/03 CVECO Pipeline Committee Reviewed.
     
Oct. 15/03 CVECO Pipeline Committee Reviewed. CVECO right-of-way map information added. Contact list information revised.
     
 
The latest revision to this procedure was approved by:
 
Pipeline Committee October 15, 2021
 
CVECO Executive November 04, 2021
 
CVECO General Membership November 12, 2021