Skilled trades updates

A new skilled trades certification has been announced by the Province. Learn more about how it affects our gas and electrical clients.  

Skilled trades updates

A new skilled trades certification has been announced by the Province. Learn more about how it affects our gas and electrical clients.  

Gas

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Gas safety

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

To improve the safety of gas technical equipment across the province, changes to the BC gas installation codes have been adopted into the Gas Safety Regulation. These changes came into effect October 1, 2022.

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Gas regulations

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.

Codes

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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Gas product approval vs. commissioning approval

When a nationally-recognized standard does not exist, an appliance product approval permit is required for regulated gas appliances.

Guidelines for the gas service industry: Carbon monoxide

These guidelines address the presence of CO contained within the combustion system, and its presence outside the combustion system.

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Carbon monoxide risk

Carbon monoxide exposures reported by certain models of gas furnaces.

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