“…more than 50% of 10,000
applications for registration in
2014 were deficient…”
how new programs,
without a proactive
third party detailed examination
of each design,
can remedy this statistic.”
This is the second article in the Canadian Registration Number (CRN) series. The first article, “CRN: What’s in a Number”, outlined CRN numbers, the types of equipment they’re assigned to, and who assigns them. Design acceptance as historically depended on regulators’ proactive detailed design review of each design. So now, we’re tackling a question that naturally follows:
Is CRN number certification /registration needed?
Opinions and answers depend on perspective, but public safety should always be of paramount significance! Here’s Cammar Corporation’s view on some answers:
Some applicants answer ‘no’!
About Cammar Corporation
Cammar Corporation is the combination of engineering experiences extending back to 1989. It’s Director, Cameron Sterling, MSc, PEng, worked on staff at ABSA, the CRN regulatory authority in Alberta, as a Safety Codes Officer evaluating CRN designs. The company has a solid foundation based on honesty, service, unyielding perseverance of quality and safety, proficient regulatory and technical expertise, thoroughness and practical experience. It is licensed to practice professional engineering in Alberta and Ontario.
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- Lookout For Anticipated 2019 ASME Code Changes March 19, 2019
- To Design Pressure Equipment and Get a CRN; The First Step March 6, 2019
- CRN Number Registration Problems, Pitfalls, and the Dreaded Loop of Despair July 26, 2017
- Is a CRN Number Required? When and Why. July 21, 2017