BC Safety Authority releases 2015 State of Safety Report
June 27, 2016
The BC Safety Authority (BCSA) has released its 2015 State of Safety Report. The report is an information analysis that includes data on installation and operating assessments, incident investigations and research, and enforcement activities. It is also an overview of BCSA’s activities. The report is designed to help people understand technical trends and use the knowledge to make informed safety decisions.
“BCSA believes in a provincial safety system that thrives on sharing safety data. This information contributes to a learning process that connects and benefits all participants in the system, even as technologies and practices change,” said Catherine Roome, BCSA president and CEO.
In addition to summarizing information on installation and operating permits, physical assessments and incident investigations, BCSA’s 2015 State of Safety Report highlights longer-term trends on specific types of incidents such as uncontrolled refrigerant ammonia releases, carbon monoxide leaks, elevator levelling and passenger ropeway deropements.
The State of Safety Report is an annual publication issued by BCSA in accordance with the Administrative Agreement between BCSA and the province of British Columbia.