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Electrical Safety Authority Media Relations
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Electrical safety should be at the top of your wish list this holiday season

20 November 2019
The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to begin the much-anticipated ritual of decking the halls. Whether it’s a giant twinkling snowman on the lawn and an eavestrough full of lights, or a classically lit tree, every year thousands of Ontarians purchase and install holiday decorations without thinking about electrical safety.

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More electrical fatalities at home than at work in Ontario

02 October 2019
Electrical fatalities in the general public have now outnumbered fatalities in workers, according to the Electrical Safety Authority’s (ESA) Ontario Electrical Safety Report, the only report of its kind in Canada that presents the state of electrical safety.


Electrical Safety Authority Welcomes New Directors to Board

06 June 2019
The Electrical Safety Authority’s (ESA’s) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Arjan Arenja, President, Spectrum Development Inc., Walter Pamic, Co- owner, Power-Tek Electrical Services Inc., and Ysni Semsedini, CEO, Festival Hydro have been appointed to the ESA Board of Directors. 

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ESA Statement on Ontario Spring Flooding

07 May 2019
Due to the unprecedented level of flooding and subsequent need for immediate actions to keep Ontarians safe from electrical harm, the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is waiving reconnection fees effective immediately in regard to the restoration of electrical services in flood damaged areas in the province.