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BC Crane Safety Database Update

Starting in January, 2018, BC Crane Safety will be updating all crane operator files. You may receive a phone call from us requesting personal information such as your email address, mailing address, employer, and date of birth. All calls will originate from the BC Crane Safety office. If you have any questions or concerns, please […]

Revised WorkSafeBC Operator Certification Guideline in Effect

The preliminary revision of Guideline G14.34.1 Operator certification was posted on the WorkSafeBC website on November 21, 2017. Click the link below for the complete guideline. “Crane operator certification is administered through the British Columbia Association for Crane Safety (BC Crane Safety). As the administrator, BC Crane Safety is responsible for the certification process; including […]

Mobility and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement

The Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), and specifically Chapter Seven – Labour Mobility, outlines the directives aimed to eliminate or reduce measures adopted, or maintained by Canadian jurisdictions, that restrict or impair labour mobility within Canada. “…in particular to enable any worker certified for an occupation by a regulatory authority of one party to be […]

Updated Crane Operator Standards for 2017

Updated Crane Operator Standards for all BC crane classifications will become available through the first six months of 2017. The updates have been a result of the national harmonization initiative for Mobile Crane and for Tower Crane operators. Mobile Crane and Tower Crane Operator Standards are the first to be reviewed and reissued and are […]

BC Crane Safety Commits to ISO 17024

BC Crane Safety has announced its intention to have the crane operator scheme in British Columbia accredited to ISO 17024 Conformity assessment — General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons. BC Crane Safety has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Occupational Council of Canada to begin the audit process in early 2017.