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.
In this episode of Safety Matters, TSSA’s Director of Upholstered and Stuffed Articles (USA) Safety Dara Vorkapic joins host Greg Kerr to talk about new developments and current issues in the USA sector.
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,
Dara Vorkapic, TSSA’s Director of Upholstered and Stuffed Articles Program (USA), joins host Greg Kerr to provide a fourth quarter (2013/14) sector update. Interview highlights include: Second hand labelling and USA’s 3R initiative Incident reporting, health hazards and competitor complaints Compliance – good sector players versus bad Periodic/adhoc inspections Related Links: Second-Hand Label Format Common Content Declarations Application for New
TSSA enforces safety regulations to ensure our pillows, mattresses, duvets, sofas and coats contain only new and clean fill. Upholstered and Stuffed Articles program Inspector Radcliffe Daly explains the trace-back value of TSSA’s New Content material tag. Because we all have a right to know what’s inside!