2017 Compliance and Enforcement Activities

Table 1 – Compliance and Enforcement Activity by Type

  2013 2014 2015 2016 *2017
Compliance Order 53 60 56 130 208
Discipline Order 1 1 0 3 12
Monetary Penalty 14 8 19 15 49
Compliance Audit 0 0 0 3 8
Surety Bond Call 0 0 0 0 2
Warning Notice 36 103 163 112 150
Total 104 172 238 263 429

*2017 does not include Compliance Order number CO-2017-0164 which was withdrawn by the issuing safety officer. 2017 does include five monetary penalties and three discipline orders issued in 2016 that were under appeal at time of 2016 reporting and subsequently not included in the 2016 State of Safety Report.

Table 2 – Compliance and Enforcement Activity by Technology

  2016 2017
Boilers & Pressure Vessels 27 55
 Compliance Order 24 43
 Discipline Order 0 4
 Monetary Penalty 0 4
 Compliance Audit 1 1
 Warning Notice 2 3
Electrical 83 134
 Compliance Order 50 56
 Discipline Order 3 1
 Monetary Penalty 2 17
 Compliance Audit 0 1
 Surety Bond Call 0 1
 Warning Notice 28 58
Elevating Devices 5 17
 Compliance Order 2 5
 Discipline Order 0 6
 Monetary Penalty 3 6
Gas 144 208
 Compliance Order 53 95
 Discipline Order 0 1
 Monetary Penalty 10 21
 Regulatory Compliance Audit 2 2
 Surety Bond Call 0 1
 Warning Notice 79 88
Multiple Technology 0 5
 Monetary Penalty 0 1
 Regulatory Compliance Audit 0 4
Passenger Ropeways 1 1
 Compliance Order 1 1
Refrigeration 3 9
 Compliance Order 0 8
 Warning Notice 3 1
Total 263 429

* 2017 does not include Compliance Order number CO-2017-0164 which was withdrawn by the issuing safety officer. 2017 does include five monetary penalties and three discipline orders issued in 2016 that were under appeal at time of 2016 reporting and subsequently not included in the 2016 State of Safety Report.

Table 3 – Compliance and enforcement Activities by Category

Warning Notices 2016 2017
No permit 104 138
 Unauthorized person performing regulated work 7 8
 Use or disposal of uncertified products 1 4
Warning Notice Total 112 150
Compliance Orders 2016 2017
 Expired contractor licence 3 1
 Failure to obtain design registration 0 1
 Failure to provide access 4 0
 Failure to report an incident 1 1
 Failure to request inspection 1 2
 Incorrect permit 0 1
 No contractor licence 36 56
 No permit 39 108
 No valid certificate of qualification 1 0
 Outstanding non-compliance(s) 27 18
 Performing work beyond scope of qualification 2 0
 Provide records 4 8
 Tampering or unsafe use of regulated equipment 1 2
 Use of unqualified worker(s) 8 8
 Use or disposal of uncertified product(s) 3 2
Compliance Order Total 130 208
Monetary Penalties 2016 2017
 Failure to comply with a compliance order 8 29
 Failure to comply with a discipline order 0 1
 Failure to comply with a safety order 3 5
 Failure to comply with term or condition of a licence 0 1
 Failure to comply with term or condition of a permit 0 1
 Performing regulated work without required permit 4 11
 Sale or disposal of an uncertified regulated product 0 1
Monetary Penalty Total 15 49
Discipline Orders 2016 2017
 Failure to comply with a compliance order 1 0
 Failure to comply with a safety order 2 3
 Failure to comply with a term or condition of a certificate 0 2
 Failure to comply with a term or condition of a licence 0 4
 Performing regulated work without the required certificate 0 1
 Use of a prohibited electronic device for exam purposes 0 2
Discipline Order Total 3 12

*2017 does not include Compliance Order number CO-2017-0164 which was withdrawn by the issuing safety officer. 2017 does include five monetary penalties and three discipline orders issued in 2016 that were under appeal at time of 2016 reporting and subsequently not included in the 2016 State of Safety Report.

Table 4 – Compliance and Enforcement Actions by Technology and Category

Warning Notices 2016 2017
Boilers & Pressure Vessels 2 3
 No permit 2 3
Electrical 28 58
 No permit 23 50
 Unauthorized person performing regulated work 4 5
 Use or disposal of uncertified products 1 3
Gas 79 88
 No permit 76 84
 Unauthorized person performing regulated work 3 3
 Use or disposal of uncertified products 0 1
Refrigeration 3 1
 No permit 3 1
Warning Notice Grand Total 112 150
Compliance Orders 2016 2017
Boilers & Pressure Vessels 24 43
 No contractor licence 11 16
 No permit 4 22
 Outstanding non-compliance(s) 3 1
 Performing regulated work beyond scope of qualification 2 0
 Provide access for inspection 2 0
 Provide records 1 2
 Tampering or unsafe use of regulated equipment 1 1
 Use of unqualified worker(s) 0 1
Electrical 50 56
 Expired contractor licence 2 0
 Failure to report an incident 1 1
 Failure to request inspection 1 2
 Incorrect permit 0 1
 No contractor licence 11 20
 No permit 14 16
 No valid certificate of qualification 1 0
 Outstanding non-compliance(s) 11 12
 Provide access for inspection 2 0
 Provide records 0 2
 Use of unqualified workers 5 0
 Use or disposal of uncertified product(s) 2 2
Elevating Devices 2 5
 Outstanding non-compliance(s) 0 1
 Provide records 1 0
 Use of unqualified worker(s) 1 4
Gas 53 95
 Expired contractor licence 1 1
 No contractor licence 14 15
 No permit 21 69
 Outstanding non-compliance(s) 13 3
 Provide records 1 4
 Use of unqualified worker(s) 2 3
 Use or disposal of uncertified products(s) 1 0
Passenger Ropeways 1 1
 Provide records 1 0
 Tampering or unsafe use of regulated equipment 0 1
Refrigeration 0 8
 Failure to obtain design registration 0 1
 Failure to take regulated safety precautions 0 1
 No contractor licence 0 5
 No permit 0 1
Compliance Order Total 130 208
Monetary Penalties 2016 2017
Boilers & Pressure Vessels 0 4
 Failure to comply with a compliance order 0 3
 Failure to comply with term or condition of a permit 0 1
Electrical 2 17
 Failure to comply with a compliance order 0 13
 Failure to comply with a discipline order 0 1
 Performing regulated work without required permit 2 2
 Sale or disposal of an uncertified regulated product 0 1
Elevating Devices 3 6
 Failure to comply with a safety order 3 5
 Failure to comply with term or condition of a licence 0 1
Gas 10 21
 Failure to comply with a compliance order 8 12
 Performing regulated work without required permit 2 9
Multiple Technology 0 1
 Failure to comply with a compliance order 0 1
Monetary Penalty Total 15 49
Discipline Orders 2016 2017
Boilers & Pressure Vessels 0 4
 Failure to comply with a term or condition of a certificate 0 1
 Performing regulated work without the required certificate 0 1
 Use of a prohibited electronic device for exam purposes 0 2
Electrical 3 1
 Failure to comply with a compliance order 1 0
 Failure to comply with a safety order 2 0
 Failure to comply with a term or condition of a certificate 0 1
Elevating Devices 0 6
 Failure to comply with a safety order 0 3
 Failure to comply with a term or condition of a licence 0 3
Gas 0 1
 Failure to comply with a term or condition of a licence 0 1
Discipline Order Total 3 12

*2017 does not include Compliance Order number CO-2017-0164 which was withdrawn by issuing safety officer. 2017 does include five Monetary Penalties and three Discipline Orders issued in 2016 that were under appeal at time of 2016 reporting and subsequently not included in the 2016 State of Safety Report.