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Public Electrical Safety Measure on LDC Scorecard

The Electrical Safety Authority (“ESA”) requested input into a recommendation to the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) for a Public Electrical Safety Measure on Local Distribution Companies’ (LDC) annual OEB Scorecard. 

The public consultation ran from Monday, January 26 to Wednesday, March 4, 2015. 

Feedback from LDC Scorecard Consultation

The recommended Public Electrical Safety Measure, including the background and rationale for the proposed measure is available in the LDC Scorecard Consultation Document below:

Public Electrical Safety Measure LDC Scorecard Consultation Document

In addition, the ESA convened and met with an LDC Public Electrical Safety Measure Working Group to ensure meaningful stakeholder input to ESA as the proposed public electrical safety measure was developed.  The minutes of these meetings and other resources from the Working Group are available below.  Stakeholders are encouraged to read these documents.

Meeting #1 MinutesMeeting #1 Project PresentationMeeting #2 MinutesMeeting #2 Project PresentationMeeting #2 Evaluation of Measure OptionsMeeting #3 MinutesMeeting #3 Project Presentation

Written comments on the proposed recommendation should be submitted on the downloadable form provided to by 5:00 p.m. EST March 4, 2015. 

Please include:

1)      Your response to the proposed Public Electrical Safety Measure: support; neutral; or opposed.

2)      Your contact information: name, organization, type of work or stakeholder (e.g. LDC, facility owner, consumer, etc.)

To add to the transparency of the consultation process, after the consultation period closes ESA will post all submission results on its website; however it will not post any personal information (name, address).  If you would prefer not to have your comments posted, please indicate that with your submission.


If you have any questions, please contact:

Nancy Evans or Farrah Bourre

Electrical Safety Authority or