SOLutions - Spring/Summer 2012 - (Page 25)

Feature SAFETY & SOLAR ONTARIO MINISTRY OF LABOUR RELEASES ENFORCEMENT POSITION IN MARCH THE ONTARIO Ministry of Labour (MOL) released its Enforcement Position regarding the installation of solar photovoltaic modules. There was little fanfare, but to the solar industry it marked a major step in ensuring the safety of installers and the health of the industry. CanSIA played a key role in addressing the concerns of the membership regarding the Enforcement Position and the impact changes would have on the industry. Meetings were held with the Assistant Deputy Minister and senior staff at MOL, senior staff from the Training Colleges and Universities (MTCU), the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA), and the Ontario Colleges of Trades (COT). Participants representing CanSIA included Bob Waddell as Sponsoring Board Member to the Ontario PV Caucus), and several CanSIA members: Steve Eng, P.Eng. (Enviro-Energy Technologies), Blair Beesley (Solsmart), Mike Vance (AGT) and JP Pawliw, P.Eng. (Generation Solar) as well as continued on page 27 S Lutions Spring/Summer 2012 • 25

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of SOLutions - Spring/Summer 2012

President’s Message
About CanSIA
Refl ecting Rapid Change
Planting Seeds for Solar
Safety & Solar
The Municipal Message
Money Well Spent
Powering the North
International Praise
Solar Shines
What CanSIA Does for Your Organization
Solar Calendar

SOLutions - Spring/Summer 2012