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.
Blended Learning – B44-16 Code Change
Pressure vessels webinar – September 2
Gas recall: Valor H5 series fireplaces
New directive for amusement devices
This amusement devices directive specifies the methods that you can use to notify Technical Safety BC when non-compliances are corrected.
Gas recall: certain Triangle Tube gas boilers
Gas recall: certain Lochinvar gas boilers
Health Canada has recalled certain Lochinvar Condensing Gas Boilers and Condensing Gas Combi Boilers due to risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Product: Certain Lochinvar Condensing Gas Boilers and Condensing Gas Combi Boilers.
Issue: The boiler's flue grommet can deteriorate and dislodge during use, and allow the boiler to emit carbon monoxide, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
What to do: Consumers should immediately contact the installer or a qualified technician to schedule a free repair.
Boiler contractor licence directive
On March 19 2020, we issued directive D-BP-2019-01 to clarify the requirements for obtaining and maintain a class A, Au, Ap, SRV, MA, and PW contractor licence.
State of Safety and Annual Report released
Technical Safety BC has released it's 2019 State of Safety and Annual Report. The reports provide a snapshot of results and efforts to assure safety in the many technical systems that British Columbians interact with and rely on every day across the province. They also highlight important lessons for British Columbians as businesses and organizations re-open their doors and restart operations amidst COVID-19.
COVID-19 Inspection Guidelines
This notification redirects to COVID-19 Inspection Guidelines