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.
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.
As part of its broad responsibilities, TSSA’s Fuels Safety team launched a pilot inspection program of retirement and long-term care homes to assess safety risks associated with fuel-burning equipment such as kitchen appliances, clothes dryers, HVAC equipment, and standby generators.
New approach reduces burden on businesses while ensuring public safety. With BBQ season here, the timing is excellent. Ontario’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services introduced amendments to the regulatory requirement that retail employees assembling propane and natural gas BBQs and other outdoor fuel appliances be TSSA-certified.
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,
If the original equipment manufacturer’s (OEM) manual says “Not for Commercial Use”, the answer is no. If there is no indication in the OEM manual related to the type of use for the BBQ, the answer is yes. You must have a copy of the owner’s manual for that specific make and model of BBQ.
When it comes to food trucks, what’s the difference between an annual inspection and an approval? First, it’s important to clarify just what TSSA defines as a food truck. From a regulatory perspective, food trucks and their mobile counterparts (hot dog carts and chip wagons, kettle corn makers, nut roasters, ranges, fryers and grills used at rib festivals, fairs or by street
Are you organizing an event or fair? Renting out your property or facility for gatherings? Issuing vendor permits for food trucks?
Under the Propane Code Adoption Document (CAD) FS-211-14 issued last August, and effective October 1, 2014, propane cylinder exchange facilities are now required to have signage on entry doors that states “DO NOT BRING PROPANE CYLINDERS INTO THE BUILDING.”
TSSA is hosting a series of public consultations this May to provide interested stakeholders the opportunity to raise any issues and concerns they may have related to the proposed changes to the Liquid Fuels Handling Code (LFHC).
Mike Adams, TSSA’s Director of Boilers and Pressures Vessels and Operating Engineers (BPV/OE), joins host Greg Kerr to talk about recent developments and current issues in the BPV/OE sector. Interview Highlights New Ways to Connect Related Links
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. Interview Highlights Related Links
TSSA’s Fuels Safety Program regulates the safe transport, storage, handling and use of fuels, such as natural gas, propane, fuel oil, gasoline, and diesel. Our primary objective is to ensure public safety at fuel facilities, like gas stations and marinas, and to protect the environment from contamination. TSSA ensures public safety by enforcing the safety regulations and codes for liquid
Recent consultations with northern Ontario stakeholders have identified significant challenges for some gas station and marina owner/operators in complying with regulatory requirements outlined in the Liquid Fuels Handling Code (LFHC).
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