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2014 Crane & Rigging Conference

Crane & Rigging Conference October 20 & 21, 2014 Edmonton, AB – Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort Crane professionals from all the western provinces and many from the United States are expected to attend the two-day event, which features industry-leading presentations and safety topics.

Important Notice About BC Equivalency Certification

TO:  ALL OUT‐OF‐PROVINCE CRANE OPERATORS WORKING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA Do you have a government‐issued crane operator certificate from a Canadian province or territory outside British Columbia? Do you plan to work as a crane operator in BC? If you have a government‐issued crane operator certificate from a province or territory outside BC and you want to work […]

Crane Jurisdiction and Railways in BC

Bill 20, Railway Safety Act Bill 20, Railway Safety Act received Royal Assent on March 31, 2004. This bill included a consequential amendment to delete section 108(2)(b) in Part 3 of the Workers Compensation Act. This amendment results in the transfer of occupational health and safety jurisdiction for railways from the provincial government to the […]

Important Notice to all Crane Operators in BC

As of February 28th, 2011, all crane operators must be certified. Effective March 1st, 2011, the Level A crane operator practical assessment fee will increase to $750. Existing crane operators were provided with a two-year phase in period to become certified. As the “incumbent operator” phase comes to a close, lower assessment volumes necessitate an […]