COVID-19 client service update

While Technical Safety BC offices are temporarily closed, our phone lines are open at 1 866 566 7233. Our contact centre continues to provide services by email at contact@technicalsafetybc.ca. Safety critical assessments and incident investigations are continuing, as per our mandate. More information here.

Annual Submission of Railway Operating Statistics Form

Please submit the following information no later than March 1 of each calendar year.

Every railway is required to file with Technical Safety BC a copy of its current Safety Management System, as per section 37(d) of the adopted Railway Safety Management System Regulations.Please submit the SMS document to railway@technicalsafetybc.ca.
Safety Critical Positions as defined in Railway Rules Governing Safety Critical Positions. This includes relief workers and any other persons who are trained or work in a temporary capacity.
Note: A public crossing is defined by Transport Canada as “railway tracks [that] intersect with a road that is owned, open and maintained by a public authority like a province, municipality or band council, and is used by the public”.
Note: A private crossing is defined by Transport Canada as “railway tracks [that] intersect with a privately owned road that's owned and used by private parties, like farmers, commercial businesses or private individuals”.
Note: If you do not have any incidents, please enter "0"
Declaration
By clicking the submit button, you hereby declare that (1) all information provided within this form is accurate, and (2) you have reported all railway occurrences that took place on your railway in the past calendar year, as per Technical Safety BC's Railway Occurrence Reporting Guidelines.
Declaration
By clicking the submit button, you hereby declare that all information provided within this form is accurate. In addition, you have reported all accidents and incidents that have occurred on your railway in the past calendar year as per the British Columbia Safety Authority's Guidelines for Reporting Accidents and Incidents.
Form 1432-00 (2013-01-11)