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Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 10:12 AM
TSSA Reports Significant Decline in Permanent Injuries for 2023
2023 Public Safety Report Now Available at TSSA.org
Toronto, ON, September 22, 2023 – In its 2023 Annual Public Safety Report, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) reported a significant reduction in permanent injuries within its regulated sectors for the 2023 fiscal year. The report, released during TSSA’s Annual Public Meeting alongside its 2023 Annual Report, revealed a consistently stable safety environment in...
Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 04:06 PM
The Western University Power Plant team and Brandon Irwin of Osler Bluff Ski Club recognized for their exceptional contributions to Ontario’s safety
Toronto, ON, September 21, 2023 – Today at its annual public meeting, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) presented this year’s Safety Awards to the Western University Power Plant team and Brandon Irwin of Osler Bluff Ski Club.
TSSA’s annual Safety Awards is a nomination-based program that honours individuals and organizations working...
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023 01:44 PM
Toronto, ON, August 31, 2023 – The Polar Express ride at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) Midway has been given permission to be returned to service following an incident that occurred on August 28 that resulted in a rider being injured.
The ride remained shut down while TSSA conducted a thorough technical inspection of the ride. The inspection is complete and TSSA has confirmed that the Polar Express ride is safe to resume operation.
The investigation into the root cause of the incident is...
Posted on Monday, June 12, 2023 05:09 PM
New analysis leads to improved Compliance Standards and reduction of high-risk ordersTSSA is making changes to the compliance standards for hydraulic and traction elevators launched earlier this year. The changes result in a more effective safety program with very focused requirements in the compliance standards. This means there are fewer high-risk orders that can be issued on a periodic inspection than originally communicated earlier this year. On March 1, 2023, new compliance standards for...
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 09:39 AM
The Technical Standards and Safety Authority has posted an advisory, "Electrical Approval Requirements for Equipment and Installations subject to TSSA Approval."
Fuels Safety Program reviews fuel systems and device design submissions to ensure compliance with the Technical Standards and Safety (TSS) Act and its adopted regulations, safety codes and standards. Applicable codes require that an electrical portion of the fuel system comply with the Ontario Electrical Safety Code.
To ensure that the...