Who is the Electrical Safety Authority?
Did you know that it is now code for floating docks that are serviced by electricity to be ground fault protected?
The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is an administrative authority with a mandate from the Government of Ontario to enhance public electrical safety in the province. They are both a safety regulator and advocate with responsibilities under the Electricity Act and the Safety and Consumer Statutes Administration Act.
ESA’s primary activities are identifying and targetting leading causes of electrical safety risk; monitoring and enforcing regulations; promoting awareness, education and training; and collaborating with stakeholders to improve the state of electrical safety in Ontario.
ESA undertakes a variety of efforts to help fulfill their vision. When it comes to business, ESA offers customized services and solutions to help businesses maximize electrical safety in their facilities. Customers say that ESA helps make it easier for them to ensure that they meet provincial safety requirements and regulatory and business requirements. The result is safer workplaces and facilities for employees, visitors and the general public.
For more information, CLICK HERE.