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TSSA's Operating Engineers (OE) Safety Program area is responsible for registering, inspecting and regulating the safety of plants in Ontario to ensure conformance to the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000 and applicable regulation. In addition, the program is responsible, under the regulation, for the examination and certification of operating engineers and operators to confirm their qualifications.
Operating engineers, also known as power engineers in jurisdictions outside Ontario, are certified professional power plant managers and operators who oversee the provision of energy, climate control, electric power or other utilities for thermal-electric generating stations, industrial processes and facilities. They manage, operate and maintain boilers, steam turbines and engines, gas compression plants, refrigeration plants, and associated mechanical and electrical systems in power generation, industrial processes and environmental system plants.
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