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March 23, 2015 - Mike Doherty—EBMag’s “Electrical Safety 360” columnist—has joined Shermco Canada as director of Learning and Continual Improvement.
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October 7, 2014 - Ash Sahi, president and CEO, CSA Group, has appointed Gianluca Arcari (in photo) to the new position of executive director, Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and vice president, CSA Group, effective immediately. In his role as executive director, Arcari’s responsibilities are to focus on leading the standards division, while developing standards and products, expanding membership and growing the global standards portfolio.
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July 8, 2014 - It was an absolute pleasure to attend CSA’s annual Committee Week (and annual general meeting) in Charlottetown. Among the highlights included the opening general session, with comments from Bonnie Rose and keynote John Izzo; the Awards of Merit ceremony; and, EBMag’s personal favourite component, the meeting of the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) Part 1 committee.
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June 17, 2014 - CSA Group has released Canada’s first national standard on nuclear emergency management programs, addressing all components of emergency management with a specific focus on preparedness, response and recovery.
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May 30, 2014 - At a very early age, we all learned not “to be rat”... not to go “telling on” someone for some stupid thing they did. We may have learned this from our siblings or our schoolmates, but learn it we did because, if we didn’t, we would be ostracized, labelled, bullied, and so on. Sadly, as we mature and supposedly grow wiser as a society, those same consequences continue to plague us.
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May 5, 2014 - Last week, the Ontario Electrical League (OEL) hosted its 2014 Electrical Industry Conference in Toronto. This event featured speakers from CSA, Electrical Safety Authority, Hydro One and more.
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April 4, 2014 - Blundstone Footwear new boot—the UTE 165 CSA Met Guard—promises the same “easy pull-on, kick-off” function as your regular Blundstones, but also features flexible and comfortable Poron XRD foot-top met guards, steel toes, protected side elastics with leather covers, kevlar stitching and shockproof soles.
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March 6, 2014 - Thousands of Canadians unknowingly purchase counterfeit products every single year, says CSA Group, putting them at risk of potentially serious injuries, illnesses or death. During Fraud Prevention Month (on right now), CSA wants to offer Canadians tips and tools for spotting counterfeit goods.
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February 17, 2014 - The public review period is open for a new standard (designated N290.7) addressing cyber security for nuclear power plants and small reactor facilities.
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November 26, 2013 - CSA Group says it has signed an agreement with the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) allowing online distribution of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards.
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October 29, 2013 - At what other collaborative event will you find delegates from CSA, UL, Electricity Distributors Association (EDA), Electro-Federation Canada (EFC), Electrical Safety Authority, Sonepar, Walmart and so on, working together to advance the mission of electrical safety across Canada? The ESFi-Canada Electrical Safety Summit, of course!
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October 24, 2013 - The Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League (PEARL) says the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) has invited it to sit on CSA’s Technical Committee on Electrical System Maintenance. CSA’s invitation comes after CSA’s decision last year to reference PEARL’s electrical reconditioning standards in the first edition of CSA’s Z463 “Electrical Maintenance Guidelines”, says PEARL.
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October 19, 2013 - We’ve just wrapped up the 2013 Partners in Training tour, which started this spring in Saskatoon and Dartmouth, and concluded this fall in Sudbury and Toronto (Mississauga).
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September 26, 2013 - CSA has published SPE-900 “Solar photovoltaic rooftop-installation best practices guideline” to address, it says, a need in the Canadian marketplace for guidance on solar PV rooftop installations, as PV modules are not currently addressed in many of the building codes.
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September 25, 2013 - EBMag has learned (from the Standards Council of Canada, SCC) of the passing of George William Lawrence this month. According to the council, Lawrence had a distinguished career as an electrical engineer, and dedicated much of his professional life to the development and improvement of electrical standards.
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