Alerts and Notifications
Technical Safety Alerts and Notifications is the source for all of our latest technical safety regulatory news and updates. Read about our latest stakeholder consultations, regulatory program updates, and technical safety news.
Fee changes 2021-2023
New grade crossing regulations
BC’s regulatory framework for railways has changed to adopt the same Grade Crossing Regulations and Standards that are in place federally. This means that road authorities and railways responsible for level grade crossings may need to perform upgrades to enhance public safety. Learn more.
EDMC: Continuing education extension
Those applying to renew their Elevating Devices Mechanic certificate in early 2021 have encountered barriers to completing their continuing education requirements.
These barriers include:
Proposed fee changes: Share your feedback
Elevating clients: request an inspection online
Elevating clients can now use My Account to request an inspection by clicking on the permit for which you’d like to book an inspection. This feature allows clients to easily attach documents and send the request directly to the safety officer in their area.
Design reg. portal available for all clients
The design registration portal is now available for all clients, including those in the passenger ropeways and amusement devices industries. Using the portal, clients can enjoy a faster turnaround time for their submissions, easily find the form they need, and track the status of their submissions. Clients can also communicate directly with the responsible engineer.
Questions? Email us.
Continuing Ed. for FSR Renewal 2021
Electrical FSR renewals begin January 1 2021, so now is a good time to get started on the continuing education requirement you must complete before you renew.
If you hold a class A, B, or C certificate, you are required to complete 8 hours of continuing education with Technical Safety BC or a recognized training provider.
Blended Learning: 2018 Electrical Code Change
Blended learning is a combination of online learning, that can be completed in your own time, and live webinars delivered by our safety officers over two sessions on December 8 (part 1) and December 9 (part 2), 9-11am.
Field safety representatives (FSR) classes A, B or C are required to complete eight hours of continuing education. To satisfy this requirement, we’re offering this blended learning course.
Passenger Ropeways Fall Town Hall
Join our Passenger Ropeways Fall Town Hall, September 16 from 9:30-10:45am. It's an online information session covering:
- Assessments: remote inspections
- Risk approaches
- Industry updates