Electrical Safety

New Electrical Certification Organization, QAI : NS Labour and Advanced Education, Building and Equipment Safety

Electrical Bulletin 2001-02

From: David MacLeod,P.Eng., Chief Electrical Inspector
Date: July 2001

Subject: New Electrical Certification Organization

Electrical Code Regulations indicate that all electrical products sold or used in Nova Scotia shall be certified by a Certification Organization acceptable to the Chief Inspector.

Please be advised that effective August 1,2001 Quality Auditing Institute ( QAI ) shall be accepted as an electrical Certification Organization in NS within their scope as accredited by the Standards Council of Canada.

In order for the label to be accepted it must be accompanied by a small ‘c ‘ at the eight o'clock position.

The QAI certification symbol is:

QAI certification symbol

Note: At this time Special Inspections ( SI's ) by QAI are not acceptable in NS.

The QAI contact is :

Steve Harris
2825 Murray St
Port Moody, BC
V3H 1X3
Email: info@qai.org
Phone: 604-461-8378
Fax: 604-461-8377