Railway Trains
Amusement Device
Electrical Penticton

Safe technical systems.


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

Freight train moving along the Thompson River
Epsom Provincial Park, BC

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

The Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory
Penticton, 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.

  • Electrical
  • Boilers, Pressure
    Vessels, and
  • Gas
  • Elevating
  • Railways
  • Passenger
  • Amusement
  • Alternative
    Safety Approaches

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

Ammonia Chiller
Technical Safety BC urges continued vigilance around ammonia…
16 October 2019
Oct 16
Two years after the fatal ammonia release in Fernie, B.C. that claimed the lives of three men, Technical Safety BC continues to emphasize the need…
Technical Safety BC
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Sea to Sky Gondola collapse investigation results
18 September 2019
Sep 18
Technical Safety BC has released its technical investigation report into the August 10, 2019 collapse of the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish.
Technical Safety BC
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New B44-16 elevating safety code
2 August 2019
Aug 02
BC has adopted the CSA B44-16 safety code for elevators and escalators. Learn more about how these changes will impact building owners.
Technical Safety BC