COVID-19 client service update

Safety critical assessments and incident investigations are continuing, as per our mandate. More information here.

Amusement Device
Passenger Ropeways - gondola
Canada Line

Safe technical systems.


We oversee the safe installation and operation of technical systems and equipment across the province.

The Hells Gate ride at the Pacific National Exhibition
Vancouver, BC

Peak 2 Peak Gondola.
Whistler, BC

The Canada Line between Vancouver and Richmond.
Vancouver, BC

Everything we do has the safety of British Columbians in mind.

We work with industry and the public to reduce safety risk through permits, licensing, enforcement, education and research.

We are a different kind of regulator. We are, first and foremost, educators and partners, sharing what we know and what we learn to improve technical safety throughout BC.

Catherine Roome - President and CEO
Catherine Roome
President and Lead Executive Officer

Latest news & events

sea-to-sky incident 2020
Sea to Sky gondola incident: Investigation findings
30 October 2020
Oct 30
Technical Safety BC releases investigation findings regarding Sea to Sky Gondola
Technical Safety BC
ammonia design registration
Preventing ammonia release through design registration
23 October 2020
Oct 23
The design registration process can reduce the likelihood of three major problems that arise from an incident of ammonia release.
Technical Safety BC
sea-to-sky incident 2020
Sea to Sky gondola incident (Sept 2020): Media statement
28 September 2020
Sep 28
Technical Safety BC’s investigation team is currently looking into this incident.
Technical Safety BC