incident

A failure of a regulated product, work or operation that causes damage to property, personal injury or death and/or damage to safety features.

When rating incidents, Technical Safety BC uses a five-point scale as follows:

  • Severe An incident that resulted with a fatal injury and/or severe damage.
  • Major – An incident that resulted with major injury and/or major damage.
  • Moderate An incident that resulted with moderate injury and/or moderate damage.
  • Minor – An incident that resulted with minor injury and/or minor damage.
  • Insignificant – An incident that resulted with insignificant injury and/or insignificant damage.