Saskatchewan Pressure Equipment Safety Legislation Seminar

The Pressure Equipment Safety Legislation (PESL) Seminar provides an in-depth overview of the Act, Regulations, codes and standards that are applied to pressure equipment in Saskatchewan. The seminar highlights topics that are relevant to owners, operators, design and plant engineers, installers and manufacturers, project managers, and in-service inspectors. Click here to view the brochure.

The seminar will cover topics related to:

  • Design registration (CRN);
  • Equipment permits;
  • Inspection and licensing requirements; 
  • Pressure welding; 
  • Power engineering certification;
  • Quality control programs; 
  • Repairs and alterations; 
  • Quality Management Systems of Inspection (QMS);
  • Jurisdictional and system demarcations; 
  • Accidents and reporting;
  • Interpretation and appeal processes; and 
  • Exemptions, and due diligence of owners.

A basic understanding and introduction to equipment codes will also be covered including CSA B51, National Board Inspection Code, ASME B31 Piping Code, and ASME BPV Code Sections I, IV, VIII, and IX.

On January 1, 2018, the new Saskatchewan Boiler and Pressure Vessel Regulations came into effect. The seminar will provide attendees with a greater awareness, knowledge and understanding of the new Regulations and the many program areas regulated by the TSASK.

The instructor is Brian Krasiun, P.Eng and Principal Engineer of ASFALEIA Inspection & Management Services Ltd and former Chief Inspector for the Province of Saskatchewan.

The seminar is 2 full days of instruction. The cost is $735/person including GST. Accommodations are the responsibility of the participants.

Participants will receive the following materials while attending the Seminar:

  • A workbook which includes copies of the Saskatchewan pressure equipment legislation and the seminar presentation;
  • A Certificate of Seminar Attendance (issued to the participants at the end of the session);
  • Ability to purchase a PEI Class 1 or 2 licence with the completion (obtaining a passing grade of 70%) of the 10 question, multiple choice exam that will be administered at the end of the course. Proof of completion of API 510 OR National Board is required; and 
  • Lunch and refreshments daily.

2021 Upcoming Events:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the 2021 PESL seminars may be cancelled. They will be run in accordance with the current guidelines issued by the Saskatchewan Government and the SHA.

The PESL courses that are scheduled for Calgary will be run in accordance with the current guidelines issued by the Alberta Government.

At the end of the course, participants will have a greater awareness, knowledge and understanding of Saskatchewan legislation, programs governing pressure equipment safety, and the expectations of TSASK.


2021 Fall Seminars


Regina: October 20 & 21, 2021 - DoubleTree by Hilton - 1975 Broad St - Regina, SK

Registration Closed

Saskatoon: November 24 & 25 - Delta Hotels Downtown Saskatoon - 405 20th St. E - Saskatoon, SK

To register for this Seminar click here

Course times are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day


Cancellation Policy: