Electrical Safety

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

Electrical Bulletin 2006-01

From: David MacLeod, C.E.I, P.Eng., Provincial Chief Electrical Inspector

Date: January 23, 2006

Subject: New Accredited Electrical Certification Organization / Body

Per the Nova Scotia Electrical Code Regulations all electrical products sold or used in Nova Scotia shall be certified by a Certification Organization accredited by the Standards Council of Canada and be acceptable to the Provincial Chief Electrical Inspector.

Please be advised that effective February 1, 2006 FM Approvals ( Factory Mutual ) will be accepted as an electrical certification organization in Nova Scotia within the scope of their accreditation.

In order for the product to be acceptable the certification label must have a small “ c ” at the eight o’clock position.

The contact for FM Approvals is:

Thomas McCarty
Loss Prevention Coordinator
FM Approvals LLC
1151 Boston-Providence Turnpike
Norwood, MA 02062
Tel: (781) 255-4802
Fax: (781) 762-9375
Email: thomas.mccarty@fmglobal.com

The certification mark that must appear directly on the product is as indicated below.
The certification mark may appear with or without the “US” but the small “c” must always be present.

FM Approvals LLC
FM Approvals LLC

Any questions regarding the certification of any electrical equipment contact the Provincial Chief Electrical Inspector at 902-424-8018.