Safety Codes Act:
The Safety Codes Act established a unifying administration to ten safety disciplines which each have their own safety codes to keep the public safe in the places they live, work and play.
Safety Codes Permit:
You require a safety codes permit to ensure that the work you are completing is meeting the requirements of the Safety Codes Act and other regulations. This will not only give you peace of mind, but may also be a requirement of you homeowners insurance. Safety Codes are about ensuring that any work that falls under the Safety Codes Act complies with the standards they establish. These standards are in place to keep the public safe.
Safety Codes Council:
The Safety Codes Council is a corporation established under the Safety Codes Act that reviews safety codes and standards in the province of Alberta. The Council assists the Government of Alberta department of Municipal Affairs in administering the Safety Codes Act. The Safety Codes Council is responsible for all aspects of the safety system, including accrediting the municipalities, corporations and agencies that sell permits and inspect the work carried out under these permits; certifying and training Safety Codes Officers who do the inspections; administering the Alberta Master Electrician Program, developing, enhancing and supporting Information Technology safety system applications. Safety Codes Council