Electrical Safety Authority

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Jul 06, 2020, 09:00 ET ESA Launches Risk Based Oversight of Wiring Inspections

Move will make it easier to comply with electrical safety regulations and help reduce the burden on Ontario businesses. MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Today Electrical Safety Authority (ESA)...


May 11, 2020, 08:00 ET As outdoor work begins, Electrical Safety Authority warns Ontario homeowners to stop, look, live, and avoid deadly distractions - Powerline Safety Week commences May 11

Nineteen Ontarians have lost their lives in powerline-related incidents since 2009 MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Warmer weather brings with it an abundance of outdoor projects, from pruning...


Mar 06, 2020, 09:00 ET How to Verify a Licensed Electrical Contractor

Validate your Contractor's ECRA/ESA licence number when hiring for electrical work MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - On Feb. 4, 2020, Mr. Daniel Smith, was convicted by the Ontario Court of...


Mar 02, 2020, 09:00 ET Unlicensed Electrical Contractors and Unsafe Electrical Products Put Ontarians at Risk

Electrical Safety Authority reminds Ontarians to take steps to stay safer MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 2, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of Fraud Prevention Month and World Consumer Rights Day, the Electrical Safety ...


Jan 23, 2020, 13:11 ET New TikTok Challenge Posing Serious Electrical Risks

Electrical Safety Authority reminds of the dangers of electricity MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 23, 2020 /CNW/ - The Electrical Safety Authority is issuing a warning to all Ontarians not to participate or...


Dec 10, 2019, 11:30 ET Electrical Safety Authority and Korea Electrical Safety Corporation Expand Cooperation to Promote Electrical Safety

MOU will help establish best practices for Ontario, Canada and South Korea MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) and Korea Electrical Safety Corporation (KESCO) ...


Nov 20, 2019, 08:30 ET Electrical safety should be at the top of your wish list this holiday season

The Electrical Safety Authority offers important safety tips for Ontarians MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The holiday season is upon us and it's time to begin the much-anticipated ritual of...


Oct 02, 2019, 08:30 ET More electrical fatalities at home than at work in Ontario

Electrical Safety Authority monitoring this reversal in a historic trend MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Electrical fatalities in the general public have now outnumbered fatalities in workers,...


Sep 27, 2019, 10:06 ET Electrical Safety Authority Hosts 2019 Ontario Electrical Safety Awards

Ontario safety leaders Oshawa Power, Coco Paving, Waterloo North Hydro recognized for excellence in electrical safety MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Yesterday, the Electrical Safety...


Sep 24, 2019, 08:30 ET General Contractor Guilty of Conducting Illegal Electrical Work; Putting Residents of 92 Apartment Units in Toronto at Risk

General contractors are required to hire Licensed Electrical Contractors MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - On September 9, 2019 A+ Development and Management Corporation (A+ Development) and...


Sep 20, 2019, 14:21 ET Four Ontarians Critically Injured or Killed by Electricity in the Past 24 Hours

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - In the last day, three confirmed electrical-related incidents that have involved four individuals have been reported on worksites across Ontario: two reported...


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...