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Electrical standards are part of our everyday lives. From the products you buy to make your life more enjoyable to the systems of lines and towers that deliver the electricity to power these products, CSA offers over 700 CSA electrical standards and application tools to keep you safer.
Our Electrical standards address everything from fuses and light bulbs to sophisticated equipment for control and laboratory use. They are developed by of experts and stakeholders, representing all interested groups.
Since 1927, CSA's Canadian Electrical (CE) Code has provided the signature standards for addressing shock and fire hazards of electrical products in Canada.
CSA offers year-round Essentials Training for the 2012 Canadian Electrical Code (Part I), as well as Workplace Electrical Safety (based on the Z462 Standard). eLearning modules are also available to reinforce key concepts in worker practices and installation requirements.
The Canadian Electrical Code Part I, as well as the Quebec Code and critical learning tools such as the Electrician Self Assessment Tool (ESAT), smart CDs, inspection codes, guides and handbooks.
General requirements for safety of electrical products through design, installation and maintenance.
Electrical protection, safety, and design criteria related to both overhead and underground systems for distribution and transmission.
Appliances, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), heating/warming apparatus, IT, telecom and audio video equipment, lamps, luminaires and related equipment , and measurement, control and signaling apparatus.
Hazardous location equipment, high voltage equipment, low voltage distribution and control, overcurrent protection, and transformers.
Transformers, switches, insulators, power cables, conductors, electric voltage, electric currents, distribution lines and wires, all related to the practice of electrical engineering.
Generation, propagation and reception of electromagnetic energy.
Cable Management, electrical connectors, wiring devices, wire and cable, and other related wiring products and devices.
C22.1-18 - 2018 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I (24th edition), Safety Standard for Electrical Installations
Z462-15 - Workplace electrical safety
C22.1-15 - Canadian electrical code, part I (23rd edition), safety standard for electrical installations
C22.1HB-15 - Canadian electrical code handbook - An explanation of the rules of the Canadian electrical code, part 1