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Posted on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 07:45 AM
Annual awards acknowledge leaders in public safety
Ontario’s public safety regulator, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) is accepting nominations for its annual Safety Awards.
TSSA’s Safety Awards program celebrates individuals and organizations that have made a significant contribution to public safety in Ontario in TSSA’s regulated sectors: Fuels; Boilers and Pressure Vessels and Operating Engineers; Elevating and Amusement Devices and Ski Lifts.
The TSSA Safety Awards Program...
TSSA Kicks Off Fraud Prevention Month with a Warning to Ontarians to Beware of Fraudulent Fuels Workers
Posted on Monday, March 01, 2021 04:00 AM
Committed to protecting Ontarians from the dangers posed by shoddy technical workmanship on fuel-burning appliances, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) kicks off Fraud Prevention Month with the launch of its second annual 'Trunk Slammers' Enforcement Program.
Uncertified gas technicians and unregistered contractors, aka ‘trunk slammers’, are known for performing less expensive labour with cheaper, unsafe materials and operating out of the trunks of their cars, which makes them...
Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2021 05:00 AM
TSSA has updated its COVID-19 response and requirements to reflect the current stay-at-home order in Ontario and regional approach to reopening.
TSSA’s current considerations during COVID-19 can be found here
TSSA team members who have direct contact with Ontarians have been instructed to take all precautions to reduce exposure to the virus and protect their health, customers’ and the public’s health.
Operating during COVID-19 comes with the responsibility of operating safely. Regulated parties...
Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:15 AM
John Marshall gracefully performed in his role of Director of TSSA’s Fuels Safety Program: enforcing provincial safety regulations in Ontario’s fuels-related sectors, while considering the practical implications and impacts on businesses and individuals.
Marshall’s success in achieving this harmonious equilibrium—while fulfilling his primary priority of keeping Ontarians safe—is cause for both the company and industry to celebrate his 14-year TSSA tenure.
“Some years ago, TSSA identified the aging...
Posted on Monday, November 02, 2020 08:30 AM
The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) hosted a virtual Annual General Meeting and Safety Awards ceremony on October 22, 2020.
For those who were unable to attend the live event, a recording can be viewed here.
More information about our 2020 Safety Award winners and the program can be found here.