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

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.


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