Gas Directive: LNG dispensing site requirements

Enforcement Actions 2014

BC Safety Authority took 172 enforcement actions between January 1 and December 31, 2014. Safety officers and safety managers issued 103 warning notices, 60 compliance orders and imposed 9 sanctions.

Stakeholder Consultation Signup: Gas FSR

Complete this form if you would like to receive notifications about the upcoming consultation for a gas field safety representative program, including updates, consultation results and meeting information.

If you have any questions about how the information in this form will be used, please contact our Records, Information and Privacy Analyst at 1-866-566-7233.

Stakeholder Consultation Signup: Electrical FSR

Complete this form if you would like to receive notifications about the upcoming consultation for the electrical field safety representative (FSR) program, including updates, consultation results and meeting information.

If you have any questions about how the information in this form will be used, please contact our Records, Information and Privacy Analyst at 1-866-566-7233.

Stakeholder Consultation Signup: Propane operating permits

Complete this form if you would like to receive notifications about the consultation on propane operating permits, including updates, consultation results and meeting information.

If you have any questions about how the information in this form will be used, please contact our Records, Information and Privacy Analyst at 1-866-566-7233.

Propane questionnaire

The information in this form is being gathered as part of the consultation process for creating a new prescriptive model for compliance of propane pressure vessels. BC Safety Authority may contact you for a follow-up meeting. If you have any questions about the use of the information in this form, please contact our Records, Information and Privacy Analyst at 1-866-566-7233.

Please complete this questionnaire by Friday, April 4, 2014. If you have further questions, please contact propane@safetyauthority.ca

Is a conduit/raceway installed in a slab on grade considered a wet location?

Yes, according to the 2012 Canadian Electrical Code, rule 12-928 (1) (b) Raceways installed underground or where moisture may accumulate.

I am considering buying some electrical tools in the United States. What approval mark is required to use them in BC? Is it only CSA or is the UL mark also acceptable?

There are currently a number of certification marks acceptable in BC.

BC Safety Authority releases full investigation report into 2012 Babine Forest Products sawmill explosion

New Westminster, BC, January 16, 2014—BC Safety Authority (BCSA) today released its investigation report into the January 2012 fatal explosion and fire at the Babine Forest Products sawmill in Burns Lake.

“We conducted an extensive investigation to determine whether regulated technical equipment or work may have contributed to the Babine incident,” said Phil Gothe, Vice-President of Technical Programs for BCSA.