Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety Bulletins : NS Labour and Advanced Education, Building and Equipment Safety
Bulletin No. Topic Date Issued
2012-02 Requirements for street or roadway lighting owned and/or operated by an Electrical Utility or Municipality March, 2012
2012-01 Adoption of the new C22.1-12 - Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1 March, 2012
2011-06 Requirements for the retrofit, upgrade or replacement of a luminaire under a recognized luminaire retrofit program Jan, 2012 Rev.2
2011-05 Requirements for the retrofit, upgrade, replacement and maintenance of luminaires Jan, 2012 Rev.2
2011-04 Upgrade of tripping units on low voltage air circuit breakers Feb, 2011
2011-03 Requirements for field modifications to electrical equipment after normal work hours Feb, 2011
2011-02 Requirements for the support and installation of communications and low voltage cables run indoors in free air Jan, 2011
2011-01 Emergency Power Requirements Section 46 of CEC

Apr, 2011, Rev.1

2010-01 New Accredited Electrical Inspection Body (Special Inspections) March, 2010
Open Letter Advisory on the safe use of portable generators for homes Jan, 2010
2009-03 Electrical requirements for outdoor concerts, special events and events of a similar or temporary nature Dec, 2009
Open Letter Advisory on Compact Fluorescent Lights ( CFL’s) Feb, 2009
2009-02 Adoption of the Twenty First ( 2009 ) Edition of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1 Feb, 2009
2009-01 Labtest - New Accredited Electrical Certification Organization / Body Jan, 2009
2008-01 NSF - New Accredited Electrical Certification Organization / Body Sept, 2008
2007-04 Nemko - New Accredited Electrical Certification Organization / Body July, 2007
2007-03 Curtis-Straus - New Accredited Electrical Certification Organization / Body July, 2007
2007-02 Fluorescent Luminaires - Disconnecting Means June 20ll, Rev. 1
2007-01 General Electrical Bulletin (Repeal and compilation of previous Electrical Bulletins) Rev. 1, May 2007 May, 2007
2006-07 Changes to the Scope of Work for an Annual Maintenance Permit (Rev. 1, January 2007) May, 2006
2006-06 Adoption of the 2006 Edition of the Canadian Electrical Code April, 2006
2006-05 QAI-IB Bulletin repealed and no longer valid 2006
2006-04 TUV America Inc. - New Accredited Inspection Body March, 2006
2006-03 Intertek Testing Services - New Accredited Inspection Body March, 2006
2006-02 OTL - New Accredited Electrical Certification Organization / Body February, 2006
2006-01 FM - New Accredited Electrical Certification Organization / Body January, 2006
Open Letter 3 prong adapter plugs banned for sale in Nova Scotia June, 2005
2005-02 ESA - New Electrical Inspection Body April, 2005
2005-01 QPS - New Electrical Certification Organization March, 2005
2003-04 Approval of Electrical Equipment November, 2003
2003-02 Wiring Requirements for Fire Alarm Systems and Wiring Requirements for Smoke Alarms in Dwelling Units (Rev.1, September 1, 2006) November, 2003
2003-03 New Electrical Certification Organization: TUV America Inc October, 2003
2003-01 Electrical Code Regulations: Changes to inspection requirements for electrical and communications contractors October, 2003
Open Letter Lightning Protection Systems March, 2003
Open Letter Electrical Safety in the Home July, 2002
2002-04 Field modifications to electrical equipment July, 2002
2002-03 Assembly of individual electrical components and certification July, 2002
2002-02 Adoption of new Canadian Electrical Code April, 2002
2002-01 Requirements to submit drawings for Hazardous locations February, 2002
2001-02 New Electrical Certification Organization July, 2001
2001-01 Field Installation of Electrical Components May, 2001
2000-02 Electrical Service Entrance Room Requirements (Rev. 1, January 2008) September, 2000
2000-01 New Electrical Certification Organization July, 2000
99-01 New Regulations Regarding Communications Cable Installations October 6, 1999