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.

Summary of Enforcement Actions
Warning Notices Issued in 2014 by Category
Compliance Orders Issued in 2014 by Category
Sanctions Issued in 2014 by Category
Warning Notices Issued in 2014 by Technology
Compliance Orders Issued in 2014 by Technology
Sanctions Issued in 2014 by Technology
Enforcement Actions Issued in 2014 by Technology

Summary of Enforcement Actions*

Warning Notice 103
Compliance Order 60
Sanction 9
Total Number of Enforcement Actions: 172
* Railway statistics have not been included in the figures presented.

Warning Notices Issued in 2014 by Category

No Permit 83
Unauthorized person performing regulated work 15
Use or disposal of uncertified products 5
Grand Total: 103

Compliance Orders Issued in 2014 by Category

No Permit 5
Use of unqualified workers 4
Sale of uncertified equipment 2
Provide records 2
Expired contractor license 7
Failure to request inspection 1
No contractor license 31
Tampering or unsafe use of regulated equipment 3
Failure to report an incident 1
Outstanding non-compliance(s) 4
Grand Total: 60

Sanctions Issued in 2014 by Category

Discipline Order
Failure to comply with a safety order/compliance order 1
Monetary Penalty
Failure to comply with a compliance order 6
Performing regulated work without the required permission 1
Failure to comply with a safety order 1
Grand Total: 9

Warning Notices Issued in 2014 by Technology

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Electrical 10 17 10 13
Gas 17 7 8 21
Grand Total: 27 24 18 34

Compliance Orders Issued in 2014 by Technology

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Electrical 10 9 7 5
Gas 2 1 6 15
Elevating Devices 1   1  
Boilers and Pressure Vessels 1   1  
Amusement Rides     1  
Grand Total: 14 10 16 20

Sanctions Issued in 2014 by Technology

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Electrical 1 1 2 1
Elevating Devices   2    
Gas   2    
Grand Total: 1 5 2 1

Enforcement Actions Issued in 2014 by Technology

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Amusement Rides     1   1
Boilers and Pressure Vessels 1   1   2
Electrical 21 27 19 19 86
Elevating Devices 1 2 1   4
Gas 19 10 14 36 79
Passenger Ropeways         0
Grand Total: 42 39 36 55 172