ESAFE offers unparalleled expertise in on-site electrical safety inspections to CSA Codes and Standards. We are proud of our long history in electrical safety, and the experience that we offer our customers. ESAFE has the most highly qualified team in the country. Our inspectors are trained in OESC and have on average, 25 years of experience in the field. Our inspectors are backed by a support team comprised of dedicated and solution-oriented engineers, and a customer focused administration team. ESAFE completes more field evaluations than anyone else in Canada – more than 90,000 field evaluations each year! Our knowledge of Canadian CSA Codes and Standards is unmatched, and our label is respected and accepted in every “Authority Having Jurisdiction” across Canada. ESAFE serves companies in Canada as well as around the world. We are committed to responding to your inspection request within two business days. In emergency situations we can often respond faster – don’t hesitate to let us know your requirements!
ESAFE is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), as an Inspection Body (ISO 17020) and Certification Body (ISO 17065). As an accredited agency, ESAFE is authorized to approve and label equipment for electrical safety. Once your equipment bears our label, it can be legally used or sold anywhere in Canada.
Certificate of Accreditation – Inspection Body (PDF)
Certificate of Accreditation – Certification Body (PDF)
Scope of Accreditation – Inspection Body (PDF)
Scope of Accreditation – Certification Body (PDF)
ESAFE has its roots in an organization that has been a Canadian leader in electrical safety since 1915. Having earned a reputation of excellence in electrical safety over 100 years, ESAFE has evolved to become an independent field evaluation and certification agency, and operates at arm’s length of the regulator. Each year, ESAFE Inspectors evaluate over 100,000 electrical products and systems to ensure compliance with CSA Codes and Standards. Our aim is to find innovative solutions to ensure the safe use of approved equipment, helping your company to maintain productivity in an efficient and cost-effective way.
The "ESA" in "ESAFE" is a financially self-sustaining, not-for-profit organization that operates as an Administrative Authority under the Electricity Act, 1998. Its role is to enhance public electrical safety in Ontario.
ESA is responsible for administering specific regulations related to the Ontario Electrical Safety Code (OESC), licensing Electrical Contractors and Master Electricians, electricity distribution system safety, and electrical products safety. ESA also works extensively with stakeholders throughout the province to educate, train, promote, and foster electrical safety.
Through 115 years of Canadian electrical history, ESA has safeguarded the public against potential hazards and established our country's electrical inspection industry.
For more information, please visit www.esasafe.com