Electrical Safety Authority

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Jun 06, 2019, 09:00 ET Electrical Safety Authority Welcomes New Directors to Board

Arjan Arenja, Walter Pamic and Ysni Semsedini appointed as Directors to Electrical Safety Authority Board MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Electrical Safety Authority's (ESA's) Board of...


May 16, 2019, 06:00 ET Electrical Industry Take Note: 27th Edition of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code Effective Today May 16, 2019

The newest edition – an essential tool for any electrical work – includes important updates MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The latest edition of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code (OESC) – the ...


May 13, 2019, 07:00 ET Powerline Contact Continues to be Unforgiving - Powerline Safety Week Starts May 13 with Ontario-wide Education Campaign

For Powerline Safety Week photos and videos, please visit: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8544551-powerline-safety-week/ MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The invisible impact of...


Apr 25, 2019, 10:47 ET Flooding in Bracebridge and Heavy Rain Forecast Across Ontario Increase Risk of Flooding: Water and Electricity Are a Lethal Mix

Electrical Safety Authority offers important information for flood-affected areas MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - With flooding already occurring in Bracebridge and more flooding expected in...


Apr 01, 2019, 13:00 ET ESA Welcomes New Board Chair

Peter Gregg elected as Chair of Electrical Safety Authority Board of Directors MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) has elected Peter ...


Dec 17, 2018, 10:00 ET Electrical Industry Take Note: 27th Edition of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code Now Available; Comes into Effect May 16, 2019

The newest edition – an essential tool for any electrical work – includes important updates MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - The 27th edition of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code (Code) has...


Oct 01, 2018, 08:00 ET Inaugural Home Electrical Safety Day Launches October 1 in Ontario

Electrical Safety Authority takes action to prevent shocks occurring in the home MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) has designated October 1 as Home Electrical...


Sep 28, 2018, 10:15 ET Electrical Safety Authority Hosts 2018 Ontario Electrical Safety Awards

Ontario safety leaders Captain Electric, Simeon Go and the City of London recognized for excellence in electrical safety MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Yesterday, the Electrical Safety...


Sep 24, 2018, 11:38 ET Electrical Safety Authority Working With Utilities, Licensed Electrical Contractors to Safely Restore Power in the Wake of Storm

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is working closely with local utilities and Licensed Electrical Contractors to restore power in the Ottawa-Dunrobin area...


Sep 22, 2018, 12:59 ET Electrical Safety Authority Advises Ontario Homeowners to Check for Electrical Damage after Storm

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is advising Ontarians in areas most affected by yesterday's tornado and high winds to take a moment and check for damage...


May 14, 2018, 07:00 ET The Impact of Powerline Contact is Instant and Lethal - Powerline Safety Week Starts May 14 with Ontario-wide Education Campaign

For more media materials please visit: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8323951-powerline-safety-week/ MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Each year, incidents across the province highlight...


Apr 16, 2018, 06:00 ET Electrical Safety Authority Advises Ontario Homeowners to Check for Electrical Damage from Ice, Wind and Flooding

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 16, 2018 /CNW/ - The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is advising Ontarians in areas most affected by the ice and wind of the last two days to take a moment and check for...


Oct 30, 2017, 13:00 ET Unlicensed Contractor Ordered to Pay $50,625 for Unsafe, Illegal Electrical Work in the Greater Golden Horseshoe

Risky electrical work puts the public in harm's way MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - On Oct. 10, 2017 Jose Julio DeNobrega was convicted in a Burlington court and ordered to pay a $45,000 fine...


Sep 29, 2017, 10:30 ET Electrical Safety Authority Hosts 2017 Ontario Electrical Safety Awards

CF Industries, City of Timmins, Waterloo North Hydro and Honda of Canada recognized for excellence in electrical safety MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Yesterday, the Electrical Safety...


Sep 26, 2017, 09:00 ET 110 Kids Injured by Electricity Each Year in Ontario

Electrical Safety Authority launches shock prevention initiative based on research showing even mild shocks can have long-term after effects For more media materials please visit: https://www.multivu....


Sep 13, 2017, 09:00 ET Advertising for Illegal Electrical Work Costs Unlicensed Contractor $12,500

Court sends strong message to those attempting to work outside the law MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - On August 29, 2017 Yvon Richer of Orleans, Ontario was convicted in an Ottawa court and...


Jul 27, 2017, 09:00 ET Jail Time and $50,000 in Fines for Illegal Electrical Work Done in Milton Homes

Court sends serious message to those who put public safety at risk MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 27, 2017 /CNW/ - On July 24, 2017 a contractor was sentenced in a Burlington, Ontario court to five days in...


Jul 19, 2017, 09:00 ET John Rossiter Appointed by Minister Tracy MacCharles to the Board of the Electrical Safety Authority

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 19, 2017 /CNW/ - John Rossiter has been appointed to the board of directors of the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) by the Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister of Government...


May 26, 2017, 08:30 ET Business owner convicted and fined for hiring unlicensed contractor to do electrical work - worker died on-the-job

Electrical work is dangerous and can be lethal if not done properly. Business owners must know their legal responsibilities including who to hire. MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 26, 2017 /CNW/ - On May 25,...


May 15, 2017, 07:00 ET The Impact of Powerline Contact is Instant and Lethal - Powerline Safety Week Starts May 15 with Ontario-wide Education Campaign

For more media materials please visit: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8101651-electrical-safety-authority-respectthepower MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Across the province, whether...


May 04, 2017, 15:56 ET Heavy Rains Across Ontario Increase Risk of Flooding: Water and Electricity Are a Lethal Mix

Electrical Safety Authority offers important information for flood-affected areas MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 4, 2017 /CNW/ - With flooding expected or already occurring in some regions of the province and...


Sep 30, 2016, 12:17 ET 2016 Ontario Electrical Safety Awards Celebrate Leaders in Electrical Safety

Collaborative safety partnerships lead to greater safety impact MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 30, 2016 /CNW/ - How do you exit a vehicle safely if a powerline hits it? Are the wires in your home safe? How...


Jul 12, 2016, 10:30 ET Windsor man convicted of illegal electrical work promoted through online classified ads

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Roberto Spada was sentenced in a Windsor, Ontario court last week on 16 charges that include doing unsafe electrical work and advertising to do electrical work...


May 16, 2016, 12:03 ET Don't put your life on the powerline - Powerline Safety Week, May 16 - 22, 2016

24 Ontarians have died from powerline contacts in 10 years For more photos and video, please visit: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7837151-electrical-safety-authority-powerline-safety-week/...


May 05, 2016, 10:15 ET Latest Update to Ontario Electrical Safety Code Includes Important New Safety Requirements

Comes into Effect May 5, 2016 MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - The latest edition of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code (OESC) – the legal standard with which all electrical work in Ontario must...