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Ontario Electrical Safety Code 27th Edition

ESA thanks all stakeholders who submitted comments and feedback during the public consultation for Ontario Amendment (OA) proposals.

The below resolution sheet reflects the comments received along with resolution. The revised proposal drafts are based on ESA’s review of the feedback received during the public consultation and discussion with Ontario Provincial Code Committee (OPCC).

OESC 27th Edition: Public Consultation Feedback and Resolution

Once the overall adoption of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code (OESC) “27th edition” is endorsed by ESA’s Board of Directors, The proposed changes will be submitted to the provincial Government for review and approval.

ESA is recommending to the provincial Government that the OESC 27th edition come into effect May 2019.

 

Risk-Based Oversight (RBO) Online Consultation

This consultation is now closed.

ESA recently held town hall consultations around the province about ESA’s move to a risk based approach, called Risk-Based Oversight or “RBO”, for electrical wiring by 2020. There is now an online consultation taking place from Monday April 23 – Friday May 25, 2018.

 

 

Completed Working Groups & Consultations

 

Consultation/Working Group Date
Licensing of Electrical Contractors and Master Electricians (Regulation 570/05) April 2017
Electrical Distribution Safety Regulation 22/04 April 2017
2017 Wiring Fee Adjustment July 2016
Exploring an Amendment to the Electrical Distribution Safety Regulation July 2016
Five-Year Licensing Renewal January 2016
Public Electrical Safety Awareness Survey November 2015
2015 Community Powerline Safety Summit June 2015
2016 Wiring Fee Adjustment June 2015
Public Electrical Safety Measure on LDC Scorecard March 2015 
Ontario Electrical Safety Code (OESC) 26th Edition March 2015
2015 Wiring Fee Adjustment July 2014
Harm Reduction Strategy 2.0 August 2014
2013/2014 Changes to Wiring Services Fees and Licensing Fees October 2012    
Proposed changes to Rule 2-005 - 2012  August 2011
Proposed Ontario Technical Amendments - 2012 August 2011 

 

 

The proposed changes will be submitted to the provincial Government’s for review and approval.  ESA is recommending to the provincial government that the OESC 27th edition come into effect May 2019.

ESA thanks all stakeholders who submitted comments and feedback during the public consultation for Ontario Amendment (OA) proposals. If you have any questions, please contact OESC2018.PublicConsultation@electricalsafety.on.ca