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ABSA (Alberta Boilers Safety Association)

The pressure equipment safety authority for Alberta

Alberta Energy Regulator (AER)

Alberta Municipal Affairs

Ministry of Municipal Affairs in the Province of Alberta

Alberta Refinery and Petrochemical Inspection Association (ARPIA)
An owner association of Chief Inspectors and Pressure Equipment Quality Program Administrators focused on continuously improving and optimizing safety, reliability, and integrity of “New” and “In Service” pressure equipment in refinery and petrochemical facilities within Alberta.

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
CSA is a standard development organization.

Contract Chief Inspectors Association (CCIA)

Generation Utility Advisory Committee (GUAC)


Government of Alberta, Queen's Printer

Official source of Alberta government laws and publications

Jurisdictions of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety – Canadian and USAA complete list of Chief Inspector contact information for all jurisdictions in Canada and USA.

IPEIA (International Pressure Equipment Integrity Association)

The mission of the Association is to increase awareness of pressure equipment safety and reliability throughout industry using technological improvements associated with fabrication, maintenance and inspection. The main activity of the association is the planning and coordination of an annual pressure equipment industry conference.

PFI (Pipe Fabrication Institute)

Safety Codes Council

The Safety Codes Council coordinates the development of safety codes and standards for Alberta’s safety system. It assists all discipline technical councils (such as the Pressure Equipment sub-council(PESC)) in developing safety codes that promote uniform, province-wide safety standards and practices. The Safety Codes Council also administers the system of certification, accreditation and designation of authority for corporations, agencies and Safety Codes Officers.

Upstream Chief Inspector’s Association (UCIA)
The Upstream Chief Inspector’s Association is a group of chief inspectors representing companies from the upstream petroleum industry.

Workplace Health & Safety (WHS)

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