We oversee the industrial and commercial use of natural gas, propane, biogas, digester gas, manufactured gas, liquified petroleum gas, landfill gas, and hydrogen in accordance with the Safety Standards Act and the Gas Safety Regulation.
Gas Safety Regulation Amendments
Last year, changes to the BC gas installation codes were adopted into the Gas Safety Regulation through a phased approach. The second phase came into effect on October 1, 2023. These amendments will help improve the safety of gas and technical equipment across the province.
The Safety Standards Act applies to everyone who installs, alters, maintains or operates gas technologies. All licensed contractors are required to keep up to date with changes in the Act and Regulations.
- Safety Standards Act
- Safety Standards General Regulation
- Gas Safety Regulation
- Fee Setting Criteria Regulation
- Monetary Penalties Regulation
Contractors and gas fitters must have access to a current edition of the Canadian Gas Code and BC amendments. Check that your employer has a copy or purchase at the CSA Group store or from retail and wholesale outlets.
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