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Posted on Thursday, May 07, 2020 01:15 PM
With flood risks looming across various Ontario regions amid national Emergency Preparedness Week, the province’s technical safety regulator, Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA), is advising Ontarians of important spring flooding safety guidelines.
The Government of Ontario recently issued a news release, Ontario Ready to Respond to Spring Flooding Season, noting a “moderate-to-high risk of flooding for northern Ontario and the James and Hudson Bay coasts” and “risk of shoreline...
Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2020 07:45 AM
Committed to reflecting the Ontario communities where TSSA works to improve and promote public safety, TSSA had a seat at the table of the international discussions on mentoring women in standards and certification during 2020 Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Week.
Hosted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Women in Standards and Certification (WiSC) committee for the second consecutive year, the event was intended to provide women engineers attending Boiler Code Week with the...
Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 09:15 AM
TSSA is working to simplify its public safety data, to make it more user friendly and easier to understand.
The Public Safety at a Glance dashboard helps to illustrate public safety data from each of the regulated safety program areas for fiscal 2019.
To view the dashboard, please click on the link below:
If you would like to dig deeper into the data, you can review our 2019 Annual State of Public Safety Report (ASPR) here.
Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 05:30 AM
Industry plays an essential role in keeping Ontario safe. The men and women in the technical trades that TSSA oversees aim to perform their work to best ensure compliance and safety for their customers.
Throughout the last quarter of 2019 and the first quarter of 2020, TSSA engaged in several discussion forums throughout the province with members of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), a non-profit national trade association representing manufacturers,...
Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 06:45 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Guelph, ON, March 24, 2020) – The Technical Standardsand Safety Authority (TSSA), City of Guelph, Guelph Fire Services, Guelph-WellingtonParamedic Service and Guelph Police Service collaboratively launched a community safetycampaign in Guelph called Working Together in Our Community – THINK SAFE toremind residents of important carbon monoxide and other safety tips – and, particularly so asthey stay closer to home during these ever-evolving, challenging and unprecedented...