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AUMA Seeks a Representative for Safety Codes Council’s Sub-Councils – Fire and Gas

August 23, 2017

AUMA is seeking representatives for two of the Safety Codes Council’s sub-councils: the Fire Sub-Council and Gas Sub-Council.  These appointments are for three-year terms and will commence in fall 2017. 

The Fire Sub-Council is responsible for:

  • administering the safety codes system throughout Alberta;
  • administering an appeals system;
  • making recommendations to the Minister regarding the adoption of codes and standards; and
  • maintaining an information system that tracks safety codes system information used to identify trends and may be accessed by the Minister.

The Gas Sub-Council is responsible for:

  • reviewing, formulating, and recommending safety codes, standards, and principles of barrier free design and access;
  • establishing competency requirements for Safety Codes Officers;
  • developing standards and compliance monitoring criteria for accredited organizations;
  • assessing the effectiveness and quality of Safety Codes Officers training courses; and
  • hearing and deciding appeals of orders and written notices.

Both of these Sub-Councils meet on average three to four times per year. Representatives are reimbursed for travel and accommodation expenses.

Read the full position description for a Safety Codes Council member.

If you have expertise in the fire or gas field and are interested in participating on the Safety Codes Council’s Sub-Council on behalf of AUMA, please provide a brief profile with your experience and background by September 22, 2017, to