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Accessing Customer Work Orders

To all our Valued Clients: Do you know that you can access all your work orders from your own, secure portal on this web site? You can easily monitor our on-going maintenance commitment to you, as our work orders will show you exactly what tasks were completed. Your work orders could also contain recommendations or Read more …

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Pressure Sensor requirements for (B355)Vertical Platform Lifts

THE TECHNICAL STANDARDS AND SAFETY ACT, 2000 S.O. 2000, c. 16, as amended (the “Act”) – and – ONTARIO REGULATION 209/01 (Elevating Devices) made under the Act Subject: Pressure Sensor requirements for (B355)Vertical Platform Lifts Applicable to: Owners & Licensees of B355 Vertical Platform Lifts, Maintenance Contractors, Consultants, Mechanics The Director, Elevating Devices Regulation (O.Reg. Read more …

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Retroactive Interlock Requirements for Freight Platform Lifts and Material Lifts

THE TECHNICAL STANDARDS AND SAFETY ACT, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 16 (the “Act”) – and – ONTARIO REGULATION 209/01 (Elevating Devices) made under the Act Subject: Retroactive Interlock Requirements for Freight Platform Lifts and Material Lifts Applicable to: All Owners of Freight Platform Lifts and Material Lifts All Elevator Contractors The Director, Elevating Devices Regulation Read more …

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Hydraulic Cylinder Collar Welding on Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities

THE TECHNICAL STANDARDS AND SAFETY ACT, 2000, S.O.2000, c. 16 (the “Act”) – and – ONTARIO REGULATION 209/01 (Elevating Devices) made under the Act Subject: Hydraulic Cylinder Collar Welding on Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities Sent to: All Elevator Contractors All Owners of hydraulic vertical platform lifts, designed per CAN/CSA B355 The Director, Elevating Read more …

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Installation or Upgrade of CAR TOP GUARDRAILS on existing elevators (pre B44-07)

The Director, Elevating Devices Regulation (O.Reg. 209/01) pursuant to his authority under section 31 of the Technical Standards & Safety Act hereby orders the following: 1 ORDER TO ELEVATOR OWNERS 1.1 By December 1, 2013 , all elevators equipped with a car top that is intended to serve as a platform for a worker, “where Read more …

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Elevator Machine Room Equipment Guarding

As you may or may not already be aware, the enforcement of guarding equipment within the elevator machine room spaces is part of a mandate of the Ministry of Labour (MOL) to protect the health and safety of workers and reduce workplace injuries. These requirements have been in place under the OHSA “green book” for Read more …

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Regulatory Changes for Elevators in Ontario

Elevator owners in Ontario will have to comply with new regulations set to take effect on January 1, 2009. Landlords and other members of the public in Ontario now have access to new elevating devices regulations being put forward by the provincial government and the Technical Standards and Safety Authority. The TSSA is responsible for Read more …

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