Alerts and Notifications
Technical Safety Alerts and Notifications is the source for all of our latest technical safety regulatory news and updates. Read about our latest stakeholder consultations, regulatory program updates, and technical safety news.
This amusement devices directive specifies the methods that you can use to notify Technical Safety BC when non-compliances are corrected.
If you are currently working as a pressure welder in BC or hold a current BCP-100 certificate, you must apply to transition to a class A certificate of qualification before December 3, 2020. If you apply before this date, you will not be required to pay any fee if you fulfill the eligibility requirements.
Health Canada has recalled certain Lochinvar Condensing Gas Boilers and Condensing Gas Combi Boilers due to risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Product: Certain Lochinvar Condensing Gas Boilers and Condensing Gas Combi Boilers.
Issue: The boiler's flue grommet can deteriorate and dislodge during use, and allow the boiler to emit carbon monoxide, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
What to do: Consumers should immediately contact the installer or a qualified technician to schedule a free repair.
On March 19 2020, we issued to clarify the requirements for obtaining and maintain a class A, Au, Ap, SRV, MA, and PW contractor licence.
Technical Safety BC has released it's 2019 State of Safety and Annual Report. The reports provide a snapshot of results and efforts to assure safety in the many technical systems that British Columbians interact with and rely on every day across the province. They also highlight important lessons for British Columbians as businesses and organizations re-open their doors and restart operations amidst COVID-19.