TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2017 /CNW/ -- The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) has named Underwriters Laboratories of Canada Inc. (ULC) as an accredited Inspection Body (IB) for performing Field Evaluations (FE) of Gas-fired Appliances & Equipment (A&E). As an accredited SCC IB, ULC will now be able to expand its suite of services to work with owners and operators to help ensure their gas-fired appliances and equipment are in compliance with the B149 Gas Code and other published requirements. This expansion to the current scope opens the doors for ULC to deliver field evaluation services as an SCC Accredited Inspection Body in all Canadian provinces and territories. With this IB accreditation, ULC positions itself to further support the safety mandate of code authorities having jurisdiction across the country.
"ULC is very pleased to make this announcement today because it means that we can provide another value-added service in this industry which is so very important to the Canadian economy," said Joe Hosey, general manager of ULC. "Now we will be able to work even more closely with local businesses to better serve their needs."
"We are pleased to become an SCC Accredited Inspection Body because this added credential will help our customers meet their compliance needs," said Milan Dotlich, global business leader of UL's Oil and Gas division. "UL is always striving to be in the best position to help our customers bring innovative products to markets as well as demonstrate compliance to regulators."
For more information about this recent accreditation please visit the SCC website. To learn more about UL's full range of service offerings for the Oil and Gas industry, please e-mail us at Info.Canada@ul.com.
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