The Safety Standards Act applies to everyone who installs, alters, maintains or operates amusement devices. All licensed contractors are required to keep up to date with changes in the Act and Regulations.
- Safety Standards Act
- Safety Standards General Regulation
- Elevating Devices Safety Regulation (includes amusement devices)
All licensed contractors must be familiar with the Canadian Standard for Amusement Rides and Devices, CAN/CSA Z267-00. Check that your employer has a copy or purchase one for yourself at the CSA Standards Store.
Amusement Devices Safety Orders, Directives, and Information Bulletins
Safety Orders are issued to prevent or reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to property. Compliance is mandatory and enforceable by BC Safety Authority.
Directives are instruments that clarify or provide new interpretations of a regulation or code. Compliance is mandatory.
Information bulletins provide helpful information and clarification on exisiting regulations or code that affect your particular technology.
Ask a Safety Officer
Common questions BCSA safety officers receive about Amusement Devices contractors from across the province.