Directive: Correction of Non-Compliances for Elevating Devices


Directive: Correction of Non-Compliances for Elevating Devices

March 4, 2011

Elevating Devices

Reference Number:

D-L4 110303 3

Revision Number:

Rev 2

This Directive is being issued by a provincial safety manager pursuant to section 30 of the Safety Standards Act.

General Details 

This Directive specifies the applicable form(s) and/or method to notify Technical Safety BC when non-compliances are corrected.

Specific Details 

As per requirement 20(3) of the Safety Standards General Regulation, this Directive applies to elevating devices for which a Certificate of Inspection (COI) has been issued where non-compliances have been identified by the Elevating Devices Safety Officer. A declaration must be submitted to Technical Safety BC notifying that the correction(s) have been completed within the timeframe specified on the COI. 

It is hereby directed that the process to declare a non-compliance as corrected for all Licensed Elevating Devices Contractors and/or Asset Owners shall be either:

  1. Correction of the non-compliance in real-time using Technical Safety BC’s Online Services, or
  2. Submission of the Elevating Devices Non-Compliance Completion Notification form. Include all relevant documentation to support the correction(s) including pictures, test or other declaration forms, or other proof as indicated by the safety officer on the COI. 

Failure to correct a non-compliance within the timeframe specified on a COI, where no extension has been granted by the safety officer, may result in further enforcement action(s).

Nav Chahal
Provincial Safety Manager - Transportation

Safety Standards Act
Elevating Devices Safety Regulation
Safety Standards General Regulation