BC Safety Authority

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BC Safety Authority makes nine recommendations in fatal mill fire, focusing on wood dust hazards

A B.C. safety agency has urged changes for sawmill owners and to the fire and electrical codes in an effort to mitigate the risks posed by explosive levels of wood dust and to avoid the kind of explosion that killed two mill workers last year. The BC Safety Authority, which oversees the safe installation and … Continue reading »

A few basic safety checks makes for a worry free trip

As RV season kicks off, many British Columbians look forward to the smells, sights and sounds of their destination campsite but did you know that what you can’t smell, see or hear might kill you? Most folks know that leaking propane smells like rotten eggs but what does carbon monoxide (CO) smell like? Nothing, that’s … Continue reading »

BC Safety Authority: Gas and Electrical Equipment Safety in Floods

There are serious gas and electrical safety implications to consider if you are living or working in an area experiencing flooding. The BC Safety Authority (BCSA) reminds homeowners and businesses to take precautions with gas and electrical appliances when flooding is expected. “Electrical equipment and gas appliances exposed to flood waters can be dangerous if … Continue reading »

BC Safety Authority: A Top BC Employer

How would you like to get up in the morning and help keep our province safe? That’s exactly what the 300 employees of the BC Safety Authority do every day, and the organization has again been named one of BC’s Top Employers. The 2012 competition announced its winners today and for the fourth year running, … Continue reading »

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