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Safety Matters – Flying Wonderland

TSSA is exploring the use of drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (also known as UAVs) for inspections.  UAVs can easily access the tight spaces and dizzying heights typical of an amusement ride to provide the close-up examination inspectors need with less risk to their personal safety.

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Calypso Water Park Fined $400K for Safety Violations

The Ontario Court of Justice in Ottawa levied a record $400,000 fine plus a mandatory 25% victim surcharge for a total penalty of $500,000 against Calypso Water Park, an Ottawa area theme park, for violating provincial safety laws.

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Director’s Update – Roger Neate, Elevating & Amusement Devices

In this episode of Safety Matters, TSSA’s Director of Elevating and Amusement Devices Roger Neate joins host Greg Kerr to talk about new developments, current industry issues and his new role.

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TSSA Launches Safety Awards

TSSA believes that safety is a shared responsibility. We all share a desire to make Ontario safer. We all play a part in the safety system. And for that reason, TSSA launched its inaugural Safety Awards program in March 2015,

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Director’s Update – Roland Hadaller, Elevating & Amusement Devices

In this episode of Safety Matters, TSSA’s Director of Elevating and Amusement Devices Roland Hadaller joins host Greg Kerr to talk about new developments, current industry issues and his pending retirement.

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New Zipline Safety Regulations

Sarah Simons, Engineer for TSSA’s Elevating and Amusement Device Safety Program, joins host Greg Kerr to talk about the new safety requirements for ziplines that come into effect May 31, 2014. Interview Highlights: Background The regulatory regime as it relates to ziplines in Ontario is relatively new. Ziplines in their simplest form – camp or challenge courses – have existed


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