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

Vancouver, BC; July 24, 2018 – 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.

“The owners and operators of technical equipment play a pivotal role in safety each time they make a decision about their equipment, facilities and management of safety risks,” says Catherine Roome, President and CEO of Technical Safety BC. “We’re proud to honour those who are making BC safer every day.”

Awards will be handed out in the following four categories:  Exceptional Contribution to Technical Safety (Asset Owner and Contractor categories), Excellence in Safety and Technical Training and Data Digital Technology in Technical Safety.

Nominees will have demonstrated an understanding of risks, industry expertise, collaboration and leadership. For more information on the awards program and to submit a nomination, please visit:

The deadline to submit nominations is September 14, 2018. Award recipients will be selected by the Safety Award Selection Committee, which includes a member of Technical Safety BC's senior leadership team and representatives from other organizations who play an integral role in BC's technical safety system.

The awards bring together representatives from business, industry associations, government, labour, and others in the technical safety community. The event will take place on November 7, 2018 at the Parq Vancouver.

About Technical Safety BC

Technical Safety BC is an independent, self-funded organization that oversees the safe installation and operation of technical systems and equipment. In addition to issuing permits, licences and certificates, it works with industry to reduce safety risks through assessment, education and outreach, enforcement, and research.




For more information, please contact:

Media Relations
Technical Safety BC
778 396 2164


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