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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). 

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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Q&A with TSSA – High-Risk Pit Entry

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.

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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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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

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New Excavation Guidelines

TSSA’s Fuels Safety Program recently adopted the new CSA Z247 Code for damage prevention to underground infrastructure – effective April