Enforcement Actions 2015

The BC Safety Authority took 238 enforcement and compliance actions between January 1 and December 31, 2015. Safety officers and safety managers issued 163 warning notices, 56 compliance orders and imposed 19 sanctions.

Summary of Enforcement Actions
Warning Notices Issued in 2015 by Category
Compliance Orders Issued in 2015 by Category
Sanctions Issued in 2015 by Category
Warning Notices Issued in 2015 by Technology
Compliance Orders Issued in 2015 by Technology
Sanctions Issued in 2015 by Technology
Enforcement Actions Issued in 2015 by Technology

Summary of Enforcement Actions*

 
Warning Notice 163
Compliance Order 56
Sanction 19
Total Number of Actions: 238
* Railway statistics have not been included in the figures presented. 

Warning Notices Issued in 2015 by Category

No Permit 130
Unauthorized person performing regulated work 27
Use or disposal of uncertified products 6
Grand Total 163

Compliance Orders Issued in 2015 by Category

No Permit 11
Sale of uncertified equipment 1
Provide records 1
Expired contractor license 4
No contractor license 16
Tampering or unsafe use of regulated equipment 5
Outstanding non-compliance 10
Performing regulated work beyond scope of qualification 3
Use of unqualified worker 4
Failure to provide access 1
Grand Total 56

Sanctions Issued in 2015 by Category

 
Monetary Penalty  
Failure to comply with a compliance order 9
Performing regulated work without the required permission 1
Failure to comply with a safety order 4
Using a regulated product without the required permit 5
Grand Total 19

Warning Notices Issued in 2015 by Technology

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Electrical 21 5 13 8
Gas 12 32 48 21
Boilers & Pressure Vessels 1   1 1
Grand Total 34 37 62 30

Compliance Orders Issued in 2015 by Technology

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Electrical 5 7 11 6
Gas 7 2 2 9
Boilers and Pressure Vessels 1 1 2 1
Passenger Ropeways   1    
Amusement Devices     1  
Grand Total 13 11 16 16

Sanctions Issued in 2015 by Technology

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Electrical 3   2 3
Elevating Devices   3    
Gas 2   4 1
Boiler and Pressure Vessels   1    
Grand Total 5 4 6 4

Enforcement Actions Issued in 2015 by Technology

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Amusement Rides     1   1
Boilers and Pressure Vessels 2 2 3 2 9
Electrical 29 12 26 17 84
Elevatoring Devices   3     3
Gas 21 34 54 31 140
Passenger Ropeways   1     1
Grand Total 52 52 84 50 238