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Regulatory Notices

Title Ref # Revision Date
Information Bulletin: Section 2, requirements to de-energize electrical equipment IB-EL 2013-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Underground installations IB-EL 2020-01
Information Bulletin: Minimum requirements for the installation of step up – step down single phase low voltage transformers IB-EL 2017-02 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Electrical Safety Regulation application to public utilities IB-EL 2017-04 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Temporary and permanent services for construction power IB-EL-2016-03 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Determining minimum service or feeder conductor size for single dwellings and single dwelling units of row housing or apartment and similar buildings IB-EL 2016-07 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: BC Electrical Code Section 76 -Temporary Wiring IB-EL 2011-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Recreational vehicles IB-EL 2015-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Section 4 - Conductors IB-EL 2016-06 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: High voltage installations IB-EL 2016-02 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Approval of manufactured homes and factory-built structures IB-EL 2015-02 Rev 2
Information Bulletin: Incident and hazard reporting - electrical IB-EL 2017-03 Rev 2
Information Bulletin: Protection of electrical raceways and cables under roof systems and decks IB-EL 2015-05 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Minimum requirements retrofit of luminaires to include the use of light emitting diodes IB-EL 2017-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Overhead line guidelines B-E3 090312 1 Rev 2
Information Bulletin: New permit category: extra low voltage / low energy decals IB-EL 2013-02 Rev 2
Information Bulletin: Section 2 – General Rules IB-EL 2016-05 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Load calculations for row-housing IB-EL 2014-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Guidelines for determining hazardous area classifications IB-EL 2016-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Minimum requirements retrofit of fluorescent fixtures B-E3 100224 1 Rev 3
Information Bulletin: Elevating devices car alterations B-L4 110803 4 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Amendments to elevating regulatory tools: safety orders, directives and bulletins IB-ED 2020-01
Information Bulletin: Declarations and request for Acceptance inspection IB-ED 2020-03
Information Bulletin: Maintenance and testing requirements IB-ED 2020-02
Information Bulletins: Firefighters’  Emergency Operation Testing Requirements IB-ED 2020-04
Information Bulletin: Class "PW" Contractor Licence IB-BP 2019-01 Rescinded
Information Bulletin: Operating safely around underground gas services B-G5 080221 1 Revision 3
Information Bulletin: Maintenance Control Program Transition Plan IB-ED 2019-02
Information Bulletin: Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) IB-CE-2019-01
Amendments to the Elevating Devices Safety Regulation and Adoption of ASME A17.1 – 16/CSA B44 – 16 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators IB-ED-2019-01
Information Bulletin: Adoption of BC Electrical Code, 2018 Edition IB-EL 2019-01
Information Bulletin: Emergency – natural disaster protocol for electrical and gas equipment safety (e.g. – fire, flood, earthquake, landslide) IB-EL/GA 2015-04 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Elevating Devices incident and hazard reporting IB-ED 2017-01 Rev 2
Information Bulletin: Training Provider Program Recognition for Class B Apprenticeship Training Programs IB-GA 2019-01
Information Bulletin: Contractor Installation Permit Value Amendment Criteria IB-AT-2019-01
Information Bulletin: Passenger ropeway site fall protection verification declaration IB-PR 2018-02 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Class A and B gas fitter - Limited scope of electrical work IB-GA 2018-02
Information Bulletin: Electric vehicle energy management systems IB-EL 2018-01
Information Bulletin: Passenger ropeway and passenger conveyor contractors' pre-operation inspection declaration IB-PR 2018-01
Information Bulletin: Compliance and Enforcement Program - Maintenance and use of gas appliance records IB-CE 2018-03
Information Bulletin: Notice of Railway Works / Construction or Alteration of Railway Works IB-RW 2018-01
Information Bulletin: Compliance and enforcement fees criteria IB-CE-2018-02
Information Bulletin: Compliance audits IB-CE-2018-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: ThyssenKrupp Elevator 340 machine brake upgrade IB-ED-2018-01
Information Bulletin: Gas installation permit and safety jurisdiction in British Columbia IB-GA-2018-01
Information Bulletin: Incident and hazard reporting - gas IB-GA 2017-03 Revision 01
Information Bulletin: Incident and hazard reporting - boilers, pressure vessels, piping and fittings IB-BP 2017-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Incident and hazard reporting - amusement devices IB-AM 2017-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Incident and hazard reporting - passenger ropeways and passenger conveyors IB-PR 2017-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Gas contractor responsibility to request Commissioning Approval assessment for specific gas appliances IB-GA 2017-06