Amusement Devices

The Safety Standards Act applies to everyone who installs, alters, maintains or operates amusement devices. It’s essential that you are familiar with the following regulations:

Safety Standards Act
Safety Standards General Regulation

All operators and contractors must also adhere to the Elevating Devices Safety Regulation which includes amusement devices.

Our fee schedules adhere to the Fee Setting Criteria Regulation and Monetary Penalty Regulation.

If you are new to the industry, you’re undertaking a new type of work, or you’d just like a refresher of these standards, please take the time to read all sections. 

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.

Amusement Devices fees changed April 1, 2014

New fee schedule effective April 1, 2014. Read the consultation results on the fee change for Amusement Devices.