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

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 following up with ammonia facilities

Technical Safety BC has been working with the refrigeration industry to help prevent ammonia exposure. We’ve been regularly reaching out to ammonia facilities to raise awareness about the dangers and prevention of accidental ammonia release incidents. The intent of our actions is focused on incident prevention and reducing safety risks. As part of this effort, Technical Safety BC issued a safety order on November 29 that outlined requirements for all public occupancy ammonia refrigeration plants to have their brine solution tested for the presence of ammonia.
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