British Columbia Chief Retires
Edward Hurd retired from his position as member representing British Columbia, Canada, on July 12, 2013. He was the provincial safety manager, boiler safety program, for the British Columbia Safety Authority.
Mr. Hurd served as a marine engineer in the Canadian Armed Forces from 1977 to 1987. He received his bachelor of engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada in 1981. During his career he worked as an engineering inspector, technical officer, design survey engineer, and as a codes and standards engineer.
He started with the engineering department of the British Columbia Boiler Safety Branch in 1991, becoming codes and standards supervisor in the British Columbia Boiler, Gas, and Railway Safety Branch in 1998. In 2004 he assumed a position with British Columbia Safety Authority as leader of engineering and research.
Mr. Hurd is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.