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While Technical Safety BC offices are temporarily closed, we are continuing to provide services via email at and perform safety critical assessments and incident investigations. 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 CEO

Latest news & events

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Technical Safety BC announces the appointment of three new B…
17 January 2020
Jan 17
Technical Safety BC is pleased to welcome Angela Wesley, Ken Tourand, and Neil Cumming to its Board of Directors for a three-year term.
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Alberni Valley Multiplex ammonia release incident investigat…
19 December 2019
Dec 19
Technical Safety BC has published its incident investigation report into an ammonia release at the Alberni Valley Multiplex.
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Richmond gas explosion
Technical Safety BC publishes incident investigation report…
16 December 2019
Dec 16
Technical Safety BC has published its incident investigation report detailing the root causes of an explosion in a Richmond apartment building.
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