The Safety Standards Act applies to everyone who installs, alters, maintains or operates passenger ropeway systems. It’s essential that you are familiar with the following regulations:
All operators and contractors must also adhere to the Elevating Devices Safety Regulation which include passenger ropeways.
If you are new to this industry, you’re undertaking a new type of work or you’d just like a refresher of these standards, please take the time to read all sections. To understand the role BC Safety Authority plays in passenger ropeway safety, refer to the overview manual for Passenger Ropeways.
All licenced contractors must be familiar with the Canadian Standard for passenger ropeways, Z98-07. Check that your employer has a copy or purchase one for yourself at the CSA Standards Store.
Passenger Ropeway Safety Orders, Directives, and Information Bulletins
Safety Orders are an instrument that is issued to prevent or reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to property. Compliance is mandatory and enforceable by BCSA.
Directives are instruments that clarify or provide new interpretation of a regulation or code. Compliance is mandatory.
Information bulletins provide helpful information and clarification on exisiting regulations or code that affect your particular technology.