The Safety Standards Act applies to everyone who installs, alters, maintains or operates gas technologies. All licensed contractors are required to keep up to date with changes in the Act and Regulations.
- Safety Standards Act
- Safety Standards General Regulation
- Gas Safety Regulation
- Fee Setting Criteria Regulation
- Monetary Penalties Regulation
Contractors and gas fitters must have access to a current edition of the Canadian Gas Code and BC amendments. Check that your employer has a copy or purchase at the CSA Group store or from retail and wholesale outlets.
|Directive: Certification and approval marks for gas appliances in BC||D-G5 051201 2||Revision 15|
|Directive: Requirements for vented and ventless temporary portable/construction heaters||D-G5 070215 3||Revision 2|
|Directive: Class B gas fitter certification scope of work conditions||D-GA 2020-01|
|Directive: Natural Gas and Hydrogen Refuelling Stations - Gas Safety Regulation Requirements||D-GA 2014-03||Revision 2|
|Directive: Gas contractor responsibilities re: gas notification requirements for completion, installation or alteration||D-GA-2015-03||Revision 3|
|Directive: Special purpose certificate of qualification||D-GA-2018-01|
|Directive: Recognition of training programs under the gas safety regulation||D-GA-2018-02|
|Information Bulletin: De-energization of Live Gas Systems||IB-GA 2021-01|
|Information Bulletin: Recreational vehicles installation and service technician scope of work||IB-GA 2020-02|
|Information Bulletin: Gas safety inspection of recreational vehicles||B-G5 051206 6||Revision 3|
|Information Bulletin: Operating safely around underground gas services||B-G5 080221 1||Revision 3|
|Information Bulletin: Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP)||IB-CE-2019-01|
|Information Bulletin: Emergency – natural disaster protocol for electrical and gas equipment safety (e.g. – fire, flood, earthquake, landslide)||IB-EL/GA 2015-04||Rev 1|
|Information Bulletin: Training Provider Program Recognition for Class A Apprenticeship Training Programs||IB-GA 2020-01|
Safety orders are instruments that are issued to prevent or reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to property. Compliance is mandatory and enforceable by Technical Safety BC.
Directives are instruments that clarify or provide new interpretation of a regulation or code. Compliance is mandatory.
Information bulletins provide helpful information and clarification on existing regulations or code that affect your particular technology.