BC Safety Authority releases 2014 Annual Report

New Westminster, BC, June 1, 2015—BC Safety Authority (BCSA) today released its 2014 Annual Report, which provides an overview of BCSA’s operational and financial performance in relation to targets set in the organization’s 2014-2016 Business Plan.

BCSA issues statement following jury recommendations from Lakeland Mills Coroner’s Inquest

New Westminster, BC, May 15, 2015—Phil Gothe, Vice-President of Technical Programs for BC Safety Authority (BCSA) today issued the following statement regarding the jury recommendations resulting from the BC Coroner’s Service Inquest into the Lakeland Mills explosion and fire:

Gas and electrical equipment safety in wildfires

Dry conditions and current weather patterns have contributed to an elevated risk of wildfires across many parts of the province.  For residents in areas with a high risk of fire, there are potential hazards associated with gas and electrical equipment.  BC Safety Authority (BCSA) reminds homeowners and businesses to take precautions with gas and electrical appliances if fire, evacuation, or loss of power due to fire is expected.

Wake Up & Learn for Electrical Contractors/FSRs (MyConnection focus)

16 June 2015 - 7:00 am - 8:30 am

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BC Safety Authority releases 2014 State of Safety Report

New Westminster, BC, May 1, 2015—BC Safety Authority (BCSA) today released its 2014 State of Safety Report, a comprehensive overview of BCSA’s activities and information analysis, including data on installation and operating assessments, incident investigations, as well as research and enforcement activities.  The report is designed to help people understand technical trends and use the knowledge to make informed safety decisions.

Lunch & Learn for Gas/Electrical (MyConnection Focus)

27 May 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

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Karen Bazylewski

Location: 
Coquitlam, BC
Director since: 
April 10, 2015
Latest Date for Retirement: 
April 10, 2021
Appointed By: 
Board
Positions Held: 

Member, Finance & Audit Committee
Member, Strategic Advisory Committee

Karen Bazylewski has been active in the construction industry for over 35 years and is a project manager for Professional Mechanical Ltd. She is a member of the Mechanical Contractors Association of  BC and the British Columbia Construction Association. She is a former Board member of both the Construction Industry Training Organization (Chair, Program Standards Committee) and the Vancouver Regional  Construction Association (Executive, Education, Awards of Excellence (Chair),  Partnership, Manufacturers and Suppliers (Chair) and Trade Contractors Committees). She is also a past member and president of the Canadian Construction Women Association (CCW). In 2002, Karen was the recipient of the VRCA/CCW Outstanding Women in Construction Award.

BC Safety Authority promotes Railway Safety Week

New Westminster, BC, April 29, 2015—BC Safety Authority (BCSA) today joins the BC Provincial Committee on Rail Safety Public Outreach to promote Railway Safety Week from April 27 to May 3, 2015.

“Safety is our top priority in the operation of British Columbia’s railway systems,” said Eric Samuelson, BCSA Railway Safety Manager.  “We endeavour to provide the public with a high level of confidence that our province’s rail operations are safe as we transport people, goods and materials.” 

Click here to read our State of Safety Report 2014.

URL: 
http://safetyauthority.ca/publications/state-safety-report-2014
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This publication includes detailed assessment and incident data as well as special hazard reports.

Multi-Technology Open House/BBQ at BC Safety Authority's Nanaimo Office

17 July 2015 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

BC Safety Authority - Nanaimo Office
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Nanaimo
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