Advisory Committees

Objective of the committees are. “The Energy and the Transportation Advisory Committees are formed to look at the commonalities prevalent across the technologies under each portfolio and begin to think strategically about safety challenges and solutions, the regulatory and technological factors impacting safety, and overall harmonization. These committees will work closely with the leaders of Technical Safety BC, to reach the goals set in our business plan, 10-year strategy, and increase participation in the safety system.”

General qualifications

Technical Safety BC seeks a broad range of expertise and experience on its Advisory Committees. Members bring their independent, well-rounded expertise to the committee as representatives of their industry sector. Members do not formally represent any affiliated association, group or organization and must be able to provide unbiased input and advice. Prospective committee members should have the following general qualifications:

  • A solid professional reputation within the safety system and community;
  • Strong ethical standards and personal integrity;
  • Practical knowledge of, and experience in the specific technical area;
  • Understanding of the provincial safety system and general principles of public and worker safety;
  • Ability and willingness to address issues in a non-partisan manner, while considering the opinion of others and working as a team member;
  • Willingness and ability to attend and participate actively in discussions





Committee members are expected to attend one in-person meeting and two virtual meetings per year, provide input into meeting agendas and complete meeting pre-work if assigned. Meetings are typically half-day to full-day sessions and are also encouraged to provide input in-between scheduled meetings (as needed).


Membership on the Energy and the Transportation committees is voluntary in nature. Members will receive reimbursements for any Technical Safety BC travel expenses based on Technical Safety BC’s schedule of approved expenses.

Please note: The Energy and Transportation committees are not official decision-making body’s but provide insight and recommendations to Technical Safety BC for consideration.


Energy Committee

What the energy committee is “The Energy Advisory Committee consists of an array of industry experts that represent the Electrical, Boiler & Pressure Vessel, , Gas and Refrigeration technologies.”

Who is involved: TBD

More to follow


Transportation Committee

What the transportation committee is “The Transportation Advisory Committee consists of an array of industry experts that represent the Elevating Devices Amusement Devices, Passenger Ropeways and Railway technologies.”

Who is involved: TBD

More to follow

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