Understanding Gas Safety Regulation amendments and new gas safety codes

Amendments to the Gas Safety Regulation and the adoption of new gas safety codes came into effect November 1, 2016. Two codes, CSA B149.2 Propane Storage and Handling Code and CSA Z662 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems, will come into force effective November 1, 2017.

BCSA recently issued the following directives to clarify or provide new, important interpretations of the regulation or codes. Where appropriate, those involved in installing, operating or maintaining gas equipment must comply with the instructions in the directives.

If you are interested in learning more about the amendments and gas code changes, here are some learning opportunities available:

Online course - $99 - Available now through BCSA’s Online Learning Centre
• Choose the code sections that are most relevant to you
• Receive a certificate of completion
• Get BCSA gas safety officer support
• Complete the interactive course  modules at your own pace

Online videos - Free! Available now through BCSA’s Online Learning Centre
• Watch 13 modules at your own pace