The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) reviews fuel system and device design submissions to ensure compliance with the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000, as well as any applicable regulations and adopted safety codes or standards.
The TSSA’s Fuels Safety Program offers several other engineering services, including design approvals, variance approvals, equipment field approvals, and more.
The Fuels Safety program also offers expertise in the following areas:
To make an engineering application, complete and send the application to the email listed on the particular forms. Visit the TSSA Service Prepayment Portal to submit applications electronically.
The Field Approval Program is an approval process for custom-made appliances that are limited in number and cannot be certified by designated certification organizations.
Learn more about the Field Approval Program.
As part of the Fuels Safety Program, Environmental Services helps ensure that a company’s actions to deal with a fuel leak or spill comply with proven and effective environmental requirements.
Learn more about TSSA’s Environmental Review.
As part of TSSA’s transition to an Outcome-Based Regulator, TSSA has developed a risk-based Operator Rating System (ORS) for pipeline operators. The ORS is in line with best practices in other jurisdictions and focuses on reducing the risk of pipeline safety incidents.
Learn more about the TSSA’s Oil and Gas Pipeline Oversight Program.
Risk and Safety Management Plans (RSMPs) are a best practice in propane safety and reflect TSSA’s commitment to emergency prevention and preparedness, information sharing, and data analysis.
Learn more about Propane Risk Safety Management Plans.