Windsor propane overfills may date back further than initially estimated
TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Technical Standards and Safety
Authority (TSSA), is revising its warning to Windsor area residents
about overfilled propane cylinders. TSSA's investigation indicates that
propane cylinders may have been overfilled since April 15, 2014.
Out of an abundance of caution, TSSA is warning Windsor area residents
who may have had 20lb propane cylinders refilled at the Canadian Tire
store located at 8505 Tecumseh Road East between April 15 and May 13 to
contact the store at 519-948-8111 to have their cylinders checked.
Overfilled propane cylinders could vent and pose an imminent fire and
explosion risk if the propane comes into contact with an ignition
The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) is Ontario's public
safety regulator dedicated to enhancing public safety. TSSA is mandated
by the Government of Ontario and regulates the safety of amusement
devices, boilers and pressure vessels, elevating devices, fuels,
operating engineers, ski lifts, and upholstered and stuffed articles
throughout the province. Its range of safety services includes public
education and consumer information, certification, licensing and
registration, engineering design review, inspections, investigations,
safety management consultation, and enforcement and prosecution
activities. The organization's vision is to be a valued advocate and
recognized authority in public safety.
SOURCE: Technical Standards and Safety Authority, Stakeholder Communications Group
For further information:
Wilson Lee, Spokesperson
Technical Standards and Safety Authority
Telephone: 1-416-734-2728; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on the Technical Standards and Safety Authority, please visit www.tssa.org.