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FAQ - Electrical

FAQ - Electrical

FAQ - Electrical

  1. What should I look for when hiring an electrical contractor?

    Ensure that they:

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    • are fully insured
    • have a valid ESRA/ESA Electrical Contractor Licence
    • will arrange permits
    • are qualified to perform the type of electrical work you require
    • can offer a Certificate of Inspection
    • can provide references
    • will provide a written cost estimate of the work
    • are in good standing with WSIB (Workplace Safety & Insurance Board)
  2. What other measures is there that will ensure I hire a competent electrical contractor?

    Electrical Authorized Contractor Program The Authorized Contractor Program (ACP) was developed by the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) as a program to recognize those Licensed Electrical Contractors who consistently perform Ontario Electrical Code compliant work.

    As an ACP electrical contractor, Current Technologies and their customers can experience:

    • uninterrupted workflow
    • reduced electrical service downtime during renovation
    • increased compliance to the Ontario Electrical Safety Code equating to increased electrical safety
    • audits of electrical installation as opposed to full electrical inspections
    • reduced costs for Electrical Safety Authority inspection services
  3. What should I do before starting electrical work?

    Electrical Safety Precautions These steps can help protect people and your facility:

    1. Know the rules - ask about the Ontario Electrical Safety Code requirements for electrical wiring and installations.
    2. Use approved products - look for the mark of a recognized certification agency on electrical products.
    3. If you are not familiar with your electrical system, or do not know who has done the electrical work in your building in the past, ESA recommends you consult a licensed electrical contractor about your electrical requirements.
    4. Arrange to have your electrical work inspected - as required by the Ontario Electrical Safety Code.
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