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Acuren Employee Appointed to Safety Codes Council Pressure Equipment Sub Committee
August 29, 2019
We are pleased to announce that
Nathan Bartley, of our Edmonton office, has been appointed as a member of the
Alberta Municipal Affairs, Safety Codes Council, Pressure Equipment Sub
Committee. Nathan represents the Contract Chief Inspector Association (CCIA) on
With 21 years of experience in
the Pressure Equipment Integrity Management (PEIM), started with Acuren January
1998 as a trainee, and has held multiple management roles during his tenure.
Today, Nathan manages the Prairies Visual Inspection department; maintains our
National Board AIA (Authorized Inspection Agency), ABSA AQP (Integrity
Assessment Organization) and CWB CSA W178.1 (Inspection Organization) programs.
With expertise in fabrication, NDE, visual inspection, and PEIM quality
management, Nathan is well suited for this role.
Nathan has been an active member
of the CCIA since 2010, has a driving passion for the Pressure Equipment
industry, and is proud of the nobility of this work, reducing risk to the
public. Nathan is recognized as an industry expert in the comprehension and
application of federal and provincial acts/regulations, codes/specifications
(e.g. ASME, CSA, NB, etc.), standards (e.g. API, ASTM, etc.), and industry best
About the Safety Codes
Alberta Municipal Affairs,
Safety Codes Council, Alberta: a safe place to work.
Established by the Government of
Alberta in 1993, the Safety Codes Council is responsible to the Minister of
Municipal Affairs to administer portions of the safety system, including
accrediting the municipalities, corporations, and agencies that sell permits
and inspect the work carried out under these permits, certifying and training
safety codes officers who do the inspections, administering the Alberta Master Electrician
Program, and working with industry through our sub-councils to recommend codes
About the Sub Council
The Pressure Equipment Sub
Council members meet on a regular basis to discuss issues within their industry
and to make sure that our built environment is safe for all to inhabit.
ABSA, the pressure equipment
safety authority, is authorized by the Alberta Government for the
administration and delivery of safety programs related to boilers, pressure
vessels and pressure piping systems in Alberta. These safety programs are
provided to ensure public safety and include the complete life cycle of
boilers, pressure vessels and pressure piping systems. The Safety Codes Act
allows an ABSA Safety Codes Officer to inspect pressure equipment. ABSA is also
responsible for the certification of pressure welders, inspectors and power
engineers for the operation of a power or heating boiler.
Acuren provides integrated services including inspection, repair and maintenance via rope acess using composite crews with multi-disciplined trades, experienced personnel, IRATA certified technicians, and customized access optimization programs.
Acuren has a specialized team with aerospace industry experience that use both traditional and advanced nondestructive testing methods to identify defects in critical structural, airframe, and engine and accessory components.
Acuren’s engineering, inspection and industrial services teams consist of engineers, technologists and tradespeople with a diverse educational background, working in the mining industry for over 40 years.
We are familiar with the unique codes and regulations of the rail industry, including DOT in the US and Transport Canada, and we're constantly innovating to create enhanced testing procedures that ensure optimum quality and safety.