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    Ask a Railway Safety Officer: What Are the Common Non-Compliances Found in Annual Audits?

    Common non-compliances in railway audits: crew proficiency testing, track inspection records, and pre-trip periodic mechanical inspections.
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    Ask a Railway Safety Officer: What Are Technical Safety BC’s Expectations Regarding Rail Crew Qualifications?

    Technical Safety BC railway safety audits assess whether railways and their crews understand and comply with the applicable rules and regulations
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    Safety Officer Visiting Your House? 3 Ways to Tell It’s Really Us

    How to know whether someone requesting entrance to your home really represents Technical Safety BC or not.
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    10 Escalator Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

    Surprising facts about elevators that you've never heard before.
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    9 Must-Know Escalator Safety Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe

    During Elevator and Escalator Safety Awareness Week (November 9 – 15), we remind parents and caregivers of the importance of teaching kids some basic escalator safety tips and modeling safe behaviour yourself. 
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    Ask an Electrical Safety Officer: Are Radiant Ceiling Heating Panels Allowed in Canada?

    In 1993 and 1994, the province of British Columbia issued disconnect orders for specific types of radiant ceiling heating panels.
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    Ask an Elevating Device Safety Officer: Can Closed Escalators Be Used as a Stairway?

    There are reasons why escalators can't be used as stairs. Find out more here.
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    Ask a Gas Safety Officer: Why Does Gas Piping Need to Be Bonded?

    ​​​​​​​Electrical bonding is the practice of intentionally electrically connecting all exposed metallic items not designed to carry electricity in a room or building as protection from electric shock.
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    Ask a Gas Safety Officer: Can an Apprentice Receive Supervision Over the Phone?

    The Safety Standards General Regulation outlines who can perform regulated work and specifies how apprentices are supervised.
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