This page contains all relevant and current practice bulletins issued to ASTTBC registrants that address professional practice, including:

  • ASTTBC-issued professional practice bulletins
  • Bulletins issued by other regulatory bodies
  • Bulletins as directed by Council or other ASTTBC committees

ASTTBC registrants must ensure that they are familiar with bulletins or practice directives, which may affect their professional practice area or discipline.

ASTTBC Issued Bulletins

Onsite WastewaterOnsite Wastewater System Inspections

FAQ – Onsite Wastewater System Inspections Bulletin
Feb 15, 2023
Fire Protection
Standpipe System Testing RequirementsOct 7, 2022
Onsite WastewaterAdherence to the Standard Practice ManualNov 29, 2021
GeneralCOVID-19 Update: Practice RequirementsDec 2020
GeneralPractice Requirements during the COVID-19 pandemicApr 2020
Fire ProtectionCOVID-19 Update: Practice Requirements Dec 2020
Fire ProtectionPractice Requirements during the COVID-19 pandemicApr 202
Fire ProtectionRFPT Tags and LabelsNov 2019
Fire ProtectionRFPT Standard of Practice (SOP)Apr 2019

External Resource Bulletins- Covid 19

Fire ProtectionCFAA BulletinApr 3, 2020
Fire ProtectionNational Fire Protection Association (NFPA)Mar 24, 2020
Fire ProtectionMessage from BC Fire CommissionerMar 20, 2020
Fire ProtectionCity of Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services  Mar 20, 2020
Fire ProtectionVancouver Fire & Rescue Services Fire Watch Requirements Mar 20, 2020
Fire ProtectionVancouver Fire Rescue Services Fire Watch Log Mar 20, 2020
Fire ProtectionMessage from FPOABCMar 18, 2020
Onsite WastewaterMessage from Island Health Mar 2020

External Regulator Information Bulletins

AreaBulletin/ResourceDate Issued
ElectricalTechnical Safety BC Notification: Canadian Electrical Code ChangesAug 29, 2022
ElectricalTechnical Safety BC Notification: Changes to Electrical Operating PermitsFeb 24, 2022
MultipleTechnical Safety BC Regulatory Notices & Information Bulletins
MultipleBC Government – Building Code and Fire Code Technical Bulletins
OHSWorkSafeBC Occupational Health & Safety Regulation
OHSOccupation Health & Safety Regulations (OHSR) Revisions Jun 3, 2019

All inquiries with questions related to professional practice, ethics, and practice guidelines may be directed to the practice department at

For other practice-related matters, please feel free to contact Jason Jung, AScT, Director, Professional Practice & Development at