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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
In this episode of Safety Matters, ED/AD Regional Supervisor Rene Karavas demonstrates the conditions in which elevator hoist ropes require replacement.
Accessing and performing inspections in elevator pits is dangerous work. Falling, coming into contact with machinery and exposure to oil and debris in the pit are just a few of the potential hazards.
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.
Enbridge Gas Distribution (Enbridge) is implementing a significant change to their Residential Construction Heat Program. Effective January 1, 2016, the construction heat “affidavit program" will be discontinued, i.e. Enbridge will no longer permit Third Party Activations for construction heat.
TSSA’s Public Safety Risk Management (PSRM) team recently met with government and regulatory agencies from Europe, USA and Canada for an engaging workshop on the integration of the science-based design for risk-informed resource allocation.
In this edition of Ask TSSA, Mark Westen, TSSA Fuels Inspector and Training/Certification Advisor, provides a few quick answers in