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Technical Safety BC launches call for nominations for 2018 Lieutenant Governor Safety Awards

Technical Safety BC is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Lieutenant Governor Safety Awards. The awards recognize individuals and organizations who demonstrate exceptional leadership, achievement or innovation in technical safety in British Columbia.

Technical Safety BC releases State of Safety 2017 report

Technical Safety BC has released its State of Safety 2017 Report. The interactive, online document provides an overview of incidents and injuries related to technical equipment observed over the previous year, and the organization’s efforts to understand and manage safety risk.

Stay safe during wildfire season

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 releases 2017 Annual Report

Vancouver, BC, May 11, 2018 —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

Six common barbecue dangers – and how to avoid them

Before you fire up the grill this Canada Day long weekend, take some basic safety precautions! Each year, Technical Safety BC receives reports of incidents resulting from gas barbecues. The most dangerous time to use a grill is at the beginning of the barbecue season, after equipment hasn’t been used for a while.  Here are six common barbecue safety mistakes – and how to avoid them.

BC Safety Authority releases 2016 State of Safety Report

BC Safety Authority (BCSA) released its 2016 State of Safety Report, a comprehensive overview of BCSA’s activities and information analysis, including data on installation and operating assessments, incident investigations, as well as research and enforcement activities. The report is designed to help people understand technical trends and use the knowledge to make informed safety decisions.

BC Safety Authority announces changes to Board of Directors

BC Safety Authority (BCSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chair and a new Member to join BCSA’s Board of Directors.

“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.”

BC Safety Authority welcomes new members to Board of Directors

BC Safety Authority (BCSA) is pleased to welcome Neil Cumming and Doug Scott to BCSA’s Board of Directors effective March 31, 2016, each for a three-year term. Mr. Cumming and Mr. Scott were appointed to BCSA’s Board by the Honourable Rich Coleman, Minister of Natural Gas Development and Minister Responsible for Housing.
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