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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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2017 Safety Awards – Nominations Are Open

Know an individual or organization that deserves recognition for outstanding safety? Nominate someone today! Nominations for the 2017 Impact and Legacy awards close June 1, but will be accepted throughout the year for future consideration. Do you know of someone, (individual or organization, including yourself), who should be considered for a safety award? We want to hear from you! Download

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Get the Real Dirt on Safety

Beneath your feet, on any city street or property line, there’s an underworld of infrastructure: everything from pipes that carry fuel to rows of cables that run electricity, landlines, internet – all the things that keep you connected and cozy in your home. But if you hit one, disastrous things can happen. Even a minor scrape from a shovel or

New Excavation Guidelines

TSSA’s Fuels Safety Program recently adopted the new CSA Z247 Code for damage prevention to underground infrastructure – effective April 1, 2017. To align with this standard, TSSA is updating the current Excavation Guideline, which is under final review by stakeholders, including the Electrical Safety Authority. Highlights include: updating definitions to align with CSA Z247, TSSA, ESA and Ontario One

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Ask TSSA: Improving Fuel Contractor Audits

In this edition of Ask TSSA, Mark Westen, TSSA Fuels Inspector and Training/Certification Advisor, provides a few quick answers in this short clip.

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Fuels Director’s Safety Order – OPW 241/36S Swivels

TSSA’s Fuels Safety Program has investigated  incidents where the OPW 241 TPS swivel, a fuel pump device that provides rotation for easy nozzle positioning, has failed.

Fuels Safety Industry Workshops

TSSA is offering full-day workshops across the province through May and June on new Propane Installation Codes and Fuel Code 2016. 

Safety Matters – Lowering the Heat in the Kitchen

TSSA’s Fuels Safety Program recently attended a popular conference for the food service industry at the Restaurants Canada Show – from Feb 26-28, 2017 – to promote important fuel safety matters, TSSA’s work behind public safety and the role that commercial establishments play.

The Silent Killer – Carbon Monoxide Awareness Campaign

Carbon Monoxide (CO) safety and awareness has been one of TSSA’s most significant, risk-informed strategies for several years.  As a leading cause of accidental poisonings in Ontario, CO awareness is a top priority for consumer awareness and keeping Ontarians safe. 

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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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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

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.


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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

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2017 Safety Awards – Nominations Are Open

Know an individual or organization that deserves recognition for outstanding safety? Nominate someone today! Nominations for the 2017 Impact and