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Petroleum equipment

RBQ responsibilities

The RBQ develops, adapts and implements the regulatory framework intended to ensure the quality and safety of petroleum equipment.

The RBQ has responsibility for:

  • ensuring the quality of construction work on petroleum equipment;
  • ensuring the safety of the public using that equipment;
  • verifying compliance with the construction and safety requirements affecting that equipment.

Sharing of technical responsibilities

Certain provincial and federal departments as well as municipalities have a role to play in the area of petroleum equipment.

Provincial authorities

Several provincial authorities share responsibility for implementing technical requirements with respect to petroleum equipment. The main ones are:

Federal authorities

Federal departments such as Environment Canada This link leaves the Régie du bâtiment du Québec’s website. and Transport Canada This link leaves the Régie du bâtiment du Québec’s website. also have requirements according to their jurisdiction in petroleum equipment matters.

Municipalities

Municipalities may also have passed by-laws applicable to petroleum equipment.

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