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Seminars on Alternate Process for Pressure Piping Inspection in Ontario
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 01:48 PM
The Technical Standards and Safety Authority’s (TSSA) Boilers & Pressure Vessels Safety Program is hosting seminars in Toronto and Sarnia in June and July 2023 to help industry professionals understand the regulatory requirements relating to the voluntary Alternate Piping process. TSSA recently issued an advisory outlining a voluntary, alternate process to the existing inspection process for eligible piping fabrications and installations. The alternate process — available from May 1, 2023 —...
Call for Nominations for the TSSA Industry Advisory Councils
Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 04:22 PM
April 14, 2023 — The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) actively solicits the advice of key stakeholders from the industries it regulates through several industry advisory councils. These councils work with TSSA in support of safety strategies and provide valuable input to help inform TSSA’s decision-making and operations.
Several advisory councils are seeking applications for individuals to represent key stakeholder groups.
Boilers & Pressure Vessels & Operating...
Nominations Open for TSSA Safety Awards 2023
Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2023 09:30 AM
Annual awards return to honour leaders in public safety
March 30, 2023 - The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) is now accepting nominations for its 2023 Safety Awards honouring Ontario leaders in public safety.
TSSA presents Safety Awards every year to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to Ontario’s public safety in TSSA’s regulated sectors: Fuels; Boilers and Pressure Vessels and Operating Engineers; Elevating and Amusement Devices and Ski Lifts.
Impact on Services & Response Times During Migration to New IT Business Solution
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023 05:45 AM
Service delay expected during the transition period from February 15 to 28, 2023
January 13, 2023
On March 1, 2023, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) is implementing the third phase of its upgraded IT solution known as OASIS, as part of its commitment to modernize and simplify services.
Customers are advised that some of TSSA’s response times may be delayed, and services may be limited for all programs while transitioning systems from end of day February 15 to 28, 2023 (timing may...
TSSA Announces 2022 Safety Award Recipients
Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 06:00 AM
Dave Little and Rick Hicks recognized for their safety leadership
The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) presented the Legacy Safety Awards to Dave Little of Atura Power — Brighton Beach Generating Station and Rick Hicks of Delta Elevator in recognition of their safety leadership.
The annual TSSA Safety Awards is a nomination-based program that recognizes individuals and organizations working in sectors overseen by TSSA and have made significant contributions to public safety in...