The Safety Standards Act applies to everyone who installs, alters, maintains or operates passenger ropeway systems. All licensed contractors are required to keep up to date with changes in the Act and Regulations.
- Safety Standards Act
- Safety Standards General Regulation - BC Laws
- Elevating Devices Safety Regulation (includes passenger ropeways)
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.