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  • TSSA ignore calls from stakeholders and continues push for self-regulation of safety across Ontario

    Jun 19, 2020
    We don’t need to look far back in history to understand the failures that self-regulation models bring to communities
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  • Operating Engineers Alternate Rules Path 2 Guidelines Now Available

    Jun 18, 2020
    A Path 2 RSMP would be a threat to public safety in Ontario
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  • IPECC Annual Conference - ONLINE for 2020

    Jun 02, 2020
    The Inter-provincial Power Engineering Curriculum Committee (IPECC) meets once a year in various locations across Canada to discuss issues related to the inter-provincial curriculum. Participants in this Committee include training providers of all Power Engineering programs, chief provincial examiners, and interested industry representatives. These meetings provide a forum for industry to provide feedback to educational institutes and training providers on issues related to practicing Power Engineers. With input from all stakeholders, this committee will propose changes which are deemed necessary to enhance the training and skills of Power Engineers at all levels of competency. Changes or proposals made at these meetings are taken to the Standardization of Power Engineer Examinations Committee (SOPEEC) meeting for discussion and approval. SOPEEC presents these proposals to the Association of Chief Inspectors (ACI) for final approval and implementation.
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  • OEAC rejects Path 2 in Open Letter

    May 25, 2020
    The OEAC would like to formally express to the Minister our opposition regarding the development and implementation of a PATH 2 - Risk Safety Management Plan as an “Alternate Rule” to the existing Operating Engineers Regulation O. Reg 219/01 and request an immediate moratorium be placed on PATH 2 development
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  • Path 2 submissions will be accepted starting July 1, 2020

    May 20, 2020
    Implementation of the Alternate Rules rollout will be staggered. The in-force date for Alternate Rules is planned for July 1, 2020. Draft Path 2 Guidelines and other documentation will be available in early June 2020. Path 2 submissions will be accepted starting July 1, 2020. Path 1 will be available to plants in October 2020. Revised certification requirements for Operating Engineers come into force in January 2021.
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  • 2 injured in boiler explosion at Salt Lake’s Little America hotel

    May 06, 2020
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  • Flash Burn from Hand Sanitizer

    May 01, 2020
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  • Pulp Digester Boiler Explodes in Jay, Maine

    Apr 30, 2020
    "Nothing short of a miracle," no one was seriously injured after a digester boiler at a pulp mill exploded in Jay, Maine April 15, 2020
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  • Path 2 Guidelines Encourages RSMP

    Apr 30, 2020
    Operating Engineers Advisory Council not in support of Path 2
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  • TSSA using it's Survey as public consultation

    Apr 30, 2020
    As unbelievable as it seems, the TSSA is using a low weight survey in the midst of a global pandemic to substitute for the public consultation promised for the Alternate Rules, Path 1 and Path 2.
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