Electrical Safety Authority

Electrical Safety Authority advised to redeploy resources

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Safety body advised to redeploy resources

Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) has been advised to place greater priority on the scrutiny of complex installations and adopt technologies to better support efficient, cost-effective service delivery.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Electrical code changes property managers should know

For building owners and property managers who don’t do their due diligence, the implications can be catastrophic.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

OESC introduces new requirements

The 27th Edition of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code (OESC) became effective May 16, 2019.

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No shortcuts to electrical safety

The Electrical Safety Authority's (ESA) successful appeal to recover fines from the owner of Pro-Teck Electric reinforces the importance of licensing and permit requirements for electrical work.
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Restoring power to electrical systems post flood

Flooding heightens the risk of occupational electrical-related fatalities and injuries when restoring power to electrical systems.
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Safety considerations for electrical work

A recent survey of managers in Ontario indicates that about 40 per cent don’t realize the Ontario Electrical Safety Code applies to work in their buildings.