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Piping Articulation Meeting 2023 – Minutes - Meeting Date: Location: Meeting Time:

26 Feb 2024

Report Tim Carson: Provincial Trades Representative / • Open Education: “Freedom to use, BC Campus customize, improve and redistribute educational resources without constraint.” • 5 Pillars of Open Education Resources (OER): Remix; Reuse; Retain; Redistribute; Revise • Faculty have “full legal right” to customize open textbooks and resources to accommodate their teaching and learning needs • OER a. [...] • What is happening in the market? Net- Zero Emissions by 2050 • Canadian Climate Institute identifies electricity as the path to net zero targets • Residential and commercial heat pumps are increasing in popularity with regional and national rebate programs • US is regulating out multi-flue commercial gas in 2026 • Proactive replacements – Cyclone Family Please see attached report for more detail. [...] • ATP Mission Statement: “To help individuals attain employment and advance in their careers by using the latest information and technology to create effective, high-quality, technical training materials.” • ATP content authors have years of hands- on professional experience and exposure to industry, production and safety standards, and best work practices. [...] 6 Report Erin Linde, Director of Health and Safety, • BCCSA is a provincial safety association BC Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA) and funded by the construction industry SiteReadyBC through WorkSafeBC (Funded by the industry for the industry) • Provides services, training and advising to about 60,000 construction companies employing over 280,000 workers • BCCSA. [...] • SiteReadyBC is a new construction safety training course created by BCCSA in 2020 and already 10,000 people have taken the course • SiteReadyBC is built for BC workers but has ability to adopt provincial legislation across Canada – such as SiteReadyManitoba – with more coming soon • Worker benefits for SiteReadyBC: provides safety orientation for new and young workers, certification of completio.


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