Passenger Ropeways

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

Safety Standards Act
Safety Standards General Regulation - BC Laws

All operators and contractors must also adhere to the Elevating Devices Safety Regulation which include passenger ropeways.

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

If you are new to this 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 licenced contractors must be familiar with the Canadian Standard for passenger ropeways, Z98-14. Check that your employer has a copy or purchase one for yourself at the CSA Standards Store.

Passenger Ropeway Safety Orders, Directives, and Information Bulletins

Safety Orders are an instrument that is issued to prevent or reduce the risk of personal injury or damage to property. Compliance is mandatory and enforceable by BCSA.

Directives are instruments that clarify or provide new interpretation 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 that BCSA safety officers receive from passenger ropeways contractors across the province.