News & Events
Effective October 1, authority to administer the Safety Standards Act in the electrical and gas technologies on Port of Vancouver lands within the City of Vancouver has transitioned to Technical Safety BC.
Regulatory amendment creates new classifications for pressure welder certificates of qualification and requires a physical inspection prior to a declaration
Drying conditions contribute to an elevated risk of wildfires across many parts of the province. For residents in areas with a high risk of fire, there are potential hazards associated with gas and electrical equipment.
Technical Safety BC, formerly BC Safety Authority, released its 2017 Annual Report, which provides an overview of the organization’s operational and financial performance in relation to targets set in its 2017-2019 Business Plan and in alignment with their 10-Year Strategy.
Technical Safety BC has released its 2018-2020 Business Plan, outlining its goals for the next three years and defining how it will measure success. The theme "Advancing Technical Safety for All B
As the holiday season approaches, Technical Safety BC is reminding British Columbians to protect their families and their homes by keeping some electrical safety tips in mind.
Technical Safety BC partners with Generation R to deliver an ethics roadmap for Artificial Intelligence and data analytics initiative
Have you ever waited a moment too long to light a barbecue and been surprised by the “whoosh” as built-up gas ignites? Safety professionals call this a “hard light-off” or delayed ignition and, if you are outside, the result is typically a yelp followed by jokes about singed eyebrows.
“The diversity of expertise among BCSA’s Board members is vital to overseeing delivery of the organization’s 10-Year Strategy,” said Richard Ballantyne, the retiring Chair. “I’m very confident that BCSA’s Board will continue to provide good governance to advance technical safety in British Columbia.”
British Columbia Safety Authority (BCSA) is calling on homeowners, businesses, building and strata managers in Smithers, Kitimat, Terrace and Prince Rupert who may have had gas work performed by “Best Heating”, “Mercury Mechanical” or Masoud Bahrami to contact BCSA.
Two recipients have been named for BC Safety Authority’s first ever Alumni Scholarship Awards.
Julianna Kyle and Gareth Hurd each received $2,500 as the winning recipients of the scholarships.
British Columbia Safety Authority (BCSA) is calling on homeowners, businesses, building and strata managers in the Shuswap area, particularly in and around Salmon Arm, who may have had gas work performed by John Lund to contact BCSA.
BC Safety Authority statement following Crown Counsel’s announcement that no charges will be approved against Babine Forest Products
Phil Gothe, Vice-President, Technical Programs for BC Safety Authority (BCSA) today issued the following statement:
BC Safety Authority (BCSA) has completed its investigation into the April 23, 2012 explosion and fire at Lakeland Mills in Prince George BC. The investigation results are not being released at this time to avoid compromising Crown Counsel’s review of a referral from WorkSafeBC.
Technical Safety BC is calling on homeowners, businesses, building and strata managers in the province, particularly in the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, who may have had gas work performed by Eugene Darling of Gasman Services to contact Technical Safety BC .
BC Safety Authority (BCSA) released today a detailed 73-page report with six recommendations following its investigation into the collapse of a tower on the Excalibur Gondola line in Whistler Blackcomb.