BC Safety Authority highlights dangers of carbon monoxide as temperatures fall in BC

New Westminster, BC, September 30, 2014—BC Safety Authority (BCSA) is advising British Columbians to have their gas and fuel burning appliances serviced before colder temperatures arrive to keep their families safe from the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO).

Breakfast and Learn for Gas Contractors, Fitters and Administrative Staff

9 October 2014 - 07:00 am - 08:30 am

Coast Kamloops Convention Center
1250 Rogers Way
Kamloops
V1S 1N5
British Columbia
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Email: erin.cardona@safetyauthority.ca

Maximum capacity: 50
# of guests allowed per registration: 3

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BC Safety Authority issues update on incident investigation at Crystal Mountain Resort

New Westminster, BC, September 19, 2014—BC Safety Authority (BCSA) today issued an update on the status of its investigation into an incident that occurred at Crystal Mountain Resort (near Kelowna) on March 1, 2014.  The incident involved the full deropement of a fixed-grip double chairlift where three chairs struck the snow, two of them carrying passengers.  Four people were taken to hospital.

Register now for BCSA’s Innovative & Sustainable Electrical Energy Conference

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http://safetyauthority.ca/events/training_events/bcsa-electrical-conference-2014-innovative-sustainable-electrical-energy
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The conference theme is sustainable energy outlook and implications for electrical professionals in BC.

BCSA Gas Conference 2014 - Navigating Educational Pipelines in the Gas Industry

7 November 2014 - 8:00am - 01:00 pm

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Cascades Casino & Resort
20393 Fraser Highway
Langley
V3A 7N2
BC
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Maximum capacity: 1
# of guests allowed per registration: 0

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Electrical notification: BCSA to implement new security requirements when naming qualified individuals on permits

BC Safety Authority is increasing the security on how qualified individuals are named on permits. This is in response to feedback and suggestions from contractors and qualified individuals who are concerned about security and preventing fraud.

The permit application will require the following in order to find and select a qualified individual:

  1. The last six digits of the Field Safety Representative’s (FSR) Certification number. If the number is less than six digits, add preceding zeroes. (For example: 001234).
  2. The last name of the Field Safety Representative.

Implementation dates of this security feature are as follows:

  • October 04, 2014 for online permit applications through MyConnection
  • November 03, 2014 for in-person permit applications over the counter at BCSA offices and/or by phone through BCSA’s contact centre at 1-866-566-7233

If you have questions, please call our contact centre or email callcenter@safetyauthority.ca

Gas notification: BCSA to implement new security requirements when naming qualified individuals on permits

BC Safety Authority is increasing the security on how qualified individuals are named on permits. This is in response to feedback and suggestions from contractors and qualified individuals who are concerned about security and preventing fraud.

The permit application will require the following in order to find and select a qualified individual:

  1. The last six digits of the Gas Fitter’s Certification number. If the number is less than six digits, add preceding zeroes. (For example: 001234).
  2. The last name of the Gas Fitter.

Implementation dates of this security feature are as follows:

  • October 04, 2014 for online permit applications through MyConnection
  • November 03, 2014 for in-person permit applications over the counter at BCSA offices and/or by phone through BCSA’s contact centre at 1-866-566-7233

 If you have questions, please call our contact centre or email callcenter@safetyauthority.ca

Gas Newsletter

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Check out our new gas safety newsletter with a focus on our Gas Contractor Information Guide.

Electrical Newsletter

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Read and subscribe to the new summer issue of Electrical Safety News!