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June 19, 2019

EIN CS 26 techSafetyBC report 400Safety regulator Technical Safety BC has released its annual State of Safety report, which provides a snapshot of technical safety in the province, along with the organization’s achievements and impact over 2018.

The fully digital report provides a variety of interactive charts that invite users to explore the data that has been shared, as well as links to stories that showcase the work we have done over the last year to improve safety in the province.

“Our safety data enables us to identify trends in existing and emerging risks, and helps us build regulatory and programmatic approaches that focus on the biggest risks to people,” explains President and CEO Catherine Roome. “We want to share our data proactively and highlight how things are changing in order to help companies, contractors and the public make better safety-minded decisions.”

Here are some of the highlights from 2018 detailed in the report:

The State of Safety also profiles key initiatives Technical Safety BC undertook in 2018, including efforts to raise awareness around ammonia refrigeration systems and carbon monoxide exposure, and using fault tree studies to identify the causes of incidents the organization sees most frequently.

You can view the full report HERE