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Sep 20, 2017, 09:14 ET BC Safety Authority is now Technical Safety BC

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, Sept. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - BC Safety Authority today announced that it is adopting a new operating name and identity. From now on, BC Safety Authority will be known as "Technical...


Jul 26, 2017, 14:44 ET Returning home after wildfires? Here's what you need to know

NEW WESTMINISTER, BC, July 26, 2017 /CNW/ - As people begin returning to their homes after wildfires, BC Safety Authority (BCSA) would like to urge homeowners to take safety precautions around gas...


Jun 26, 2017, 16:06 ET Six common barbecue dangers - and how to avoid them

Before you fire up the grill this long weekend, take some basic safety precautions! NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, June 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Each year, BC Safety Authority receives reports of incidents resulting...


Jun 14, 2017, 14:27 ET Gas and electrical equipment safety in wildfires

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, June 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Drying conditions contribute to an elevated risk of wildfires across many parts of the province. For residents in areas with a high risk of fire, there are...


May 26, 2017, 17:30 ET BC Safety Authority releases 2016 State of Safety Report

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, May 26, 2017 /CNW/ - BC Safety Authority (BCSA) released its 2016 State of Safety Report, a comprehensive overview of BCSA's activities and information analysis, including data...


Apr 10, 2017, 17:28 ET Lack of venting system caused carbon monoxide exposure in fatal incident near Ashcroft

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, April 10, 2017 /CNW/ - BC Safety Authority (BCSA) has identified that the lack of a venting system caused carbon monoxide (CO) exposure, which is believed to have taken the lives ...


Mar 20, 2017, 15:00 ET BC Safety Authority Announces Changes to Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, March 20, 2017 /CNW/ - BC Safety Authority (BCSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chair and a new Member to join BCSA's Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2017. "The...


Jan 24, 2017, 18:00 ET Is your fireplace safe?

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, Jan. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - BC Safety Authority (BCSA) has issued a safety order prohibiting British Columbians from using certain natural gas and propane fireplaces manufactured by...


Jan 12, 2017, 15:34 ET BC Safety Authority releases 2017-2019 Business Plan

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, Jan. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - BC Safety Authority (BCSA) has released its 2017-2019 Business Plan, outlining its goals for the next three years and defining how it will measure success....


Dec 08, 2016, 11:25 ET Put your best foot forward: Stay safe on elevators and escalators this holiday season

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, Dec. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Holiday shopping is well underway and at this busy time of year, BC Safety Authority (BCSA) reminds British Columbians to use precautions and common sense to ...