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Feedback on BPV Code Adoption

Codes and regulations are periodically reviewed and updated to reflect both advances in technology and identified risks to protect the user, the environment and the public. TSSA adopts national codes from the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and may make amendments that pertain to Ontario and its high standards for safety, aptly named a Code Adoption Document (CAD). With that in

Safety Matters – International CO Risk Assessment & Management Conference

TSSA’s Public Safety Risk Management (PSRM) team recently met with government and regulatory partners as well as public health agencies and non-profits from Europe, USA and Canada for an engaging symposium on the public health risks of carbon monoxide (CO).

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TSSA: Outstanding Employer Award for Take Our Kids to Work

Hundreds of companies across the country participate in The Learning Partnership’s Take Our Kids to Work – Outstanding Employer Awards – and the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) won! “To be chosen is quite an accomplishment,” says Brenda Buchanan, TSSA’s Vice President of Human Resources and Training. “Thanks to the coordinated effort of staff and a video that we

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TSSA’s 2016 Safety Award Recipients

TSSA celebrated its 2016 Safety Award recipients – Enbridge Gas Distribution, the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance (Ontario) and Six Nations Natural Gas – at the organization’s annual general meeting held last week in Toronto.

TSSA to Host First International Conference on Carbon Monoxide Risk Assessment & Management in November

TSSA’s focus on tackling carbon monoxide (CO) has manifested itself in a wide variety of initiatives over the years, and this November, will include hosting the first International Conference on Carbon Monoxide Risk Management in Toronto.

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Director’s Update – Mike Adams, BPV/OE Safety Program

In this episode of Safety Matters, TSSA’s Director of Boilers and Pressure Vessels and Operating Engineers Mike Adams joins host Greg Kerr to talk about new developments and current issues in the BPV/OE sector.

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Your opinion please…Ontario’s Upholstered and Stuffed Articles Regulation

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS) is reviewing Ontario’s Upholstered and Stuffed Articles regulation (O. Reg. 218/01) under the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000, to determine whether the Ontario government should continue to regulate the manufacture, renovation, and sale of upholstered and stuffed articles.

Important Information for Certificate and ROT Holders

Ontario fuels regulations require specific actions when certificate or record of training (ROT) holders find an unacceptable condition that poses either an immediate hazard or a non-immediate hazard.

Director’s Update, John Marshall, Fuels Safety Program

In this episode of Safety Matters, TSSA’s Director of Fuels Safety John Marshall joins host Greg Kerr to talk about new developments and current issues in the fuels sector.

Renewal Requirements for ICE Fuels Industry Certificate Holders Changing January 1, 2017

If you hold an Internal Combustion Alternate Fuel Technician (ICE) Fuels Industry certificate, we want to let you know about upcoming changes to the renewal requirements that will come into effect January 1, 2017.

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Your Input Please…Voluntary Safety Guidelines for Organic Rankine Cycle Systems

Public consultations related to TSSA’s voluntary safety guidelines for Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Systems in Ontario were initiated April 14 when OE Safety Bulletin #OE-001-16 was posted to TSSA’s website.

Industry Workshops for the New Ontario Fuel Oil Code (FS-219-16)

TSSA is offering workshops in a variety of locations across the province this June to provide industry stakeholders with what they need to know – from both regulatory and technical standpoints – about the new Fuel Oil Code CAD (FS-219-16). 

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Q&A with TSSA – Drip Pocket Requirements

The B149-1-10 Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code requires that drip pockets be installed at the bottom of the riser or the final drop line serving the appliance.

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Safety Matters – When do Elevator Ropes Need Replacing?

In this episode of Safety Matters, ED/AD Regional Supervisor Rene Karavas demonstrates the conditions in which elevator hoist ropes require replacement.


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Feedback on BPV Code Adoption

Codes and regulations are periodically reviewed and updated to reflect both advances in technology and identified risks to protect the

Safety Matters – International CO Risk Assessment & Management Conference

TSSA’s Public Safety Risk Management (PSRM) team recently met with government and regulatory partners as well as public health agencies