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State of Safety 2019 Data by technology

Data by technology

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View details of how we manage safety risks in each of the technologies we regulate.

State of Safety 2019 - Alternative Safety Approaches

Alternative safety approaches

Alternative Safety Approaches provides an alternative to safety requirements that are consistent with the Safety Standards Act.

State of Safety 2019 - Amusement Devices

Amusement devices

We oversee the installation and operation of amusement devices in accordance with the Act and the Elevating Devices Safety Regulation.

State of Safety 2019 - BPVR

Boilers, pressure vessels, and refrigeration

We oversee boilers, pressure vessels and refrigeration equipment in accordance with the Act, regulation, and applicable codes.

State of Safety 2019 - Electrical

Electrical

We oversee electrical equipment and systems in accordance with the Safety Standards Act and the Electrical Safety Regulation.

Elevating devices

We oversee the safety of elevators, escalators, moving walkways, dumbwaiters, lifts, and construction hoists.

State of Safety 2019 - Gas

Gas

We oversee the safety of industrial and commercial use of propane; hydrogen; natural, digester, manufactured, liquified petroleum and landfill gas.

State of Safety 2019 - Passenger Ropeways

Passenger ropeways

We oversee passenger ropeways in accordance with the Safety Standards Act and the Elevating Devices Safety Regulation.

State of Safety 2019 - Railways

Railways

We regulate railways that operate solely within BC and have a BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure certificate.