Company Overview of CSA Group
CSA Group, a not-for-profit membership association, through its subsidiaries, provides standards and codes development, product testing and certification, consumer product evaluation, and membership services in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company provides consumer product testing, inspection, and advisory services for retailers and manufacturers; testing and certification services for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and gas products; Canadian electrical code publishing services; and access to training resources of guides and seminars to assist organizations and individuals in understanding standards and their applications. It also offers training services in various...
178 Rexdale Boulevard
Toronto, ON M9W 1R3
Founded in 1919
Key Executives for CSA Group
Executive Vice President Finance & IT
President of CSA International and President of OnSpex
President of CSA Standards
Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
CSA Group Key Developments
CSA Group and DBI Certification Form Alliance to Offer Global Testing and Certification Services for Marine Equipment
May 12 15
CSA Group and DBI Certification, have formed an alliance to offer global testing and certification services under the Marine Equipment Directive 96/98/EC. The MED applies to a range of marine products including: life saving, marine pollution prevention, fire protection, navigation equipment and radio communication equipment. The Directive is mandatory for ships flying an EEA member state flag. Products that meet the requirements earn the ship wheel mark, which must be displayed along with the Notified Body identification and year the mark was earned. With more than 150 large ship yards, Europe is a global leader in the construction of complex vessels including luxury yachts, cruise ships, ferries and dredgers. The alliance with DBI Certification will allow CSA Group to broaden its transportation services to provide clients around the world access to European markets.
Ash Sahi Announces Retirement as President and CEO of CSA Group, Effective March 31, 2015
Mar 26 15
President and CEO of CSA Group, Ash Sahi announced that his previously acknowledged retirement will become effective March 31, 2015. While the global search for a successor continues, an Office of the Chief Executive will be created to provide interim leadership consisting of the Chief Operating Officer; Chief Financial Officer; EVP Human Resources; EVP Government Relations, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary; and Executive Director & VP Standards.
CSA Group Announces New Testing and Certification Program for High-Visibility Safety Apparel Used in Canada
Mar 18 15
CSA Group announced the launch of its testing and certification program for high-visibility safety apparel to the requirements of CSA Z96-09. High-visibility apparel includes garments such as coveralls and vests and is intended to make the individual easy to see in low light conditions. This type of apparel is used in construction, emergency response and leisure sports. Finished garments are tested and certified as assembled garments. Other high-visibility items such retro-reflective stripes or bands, combined performance bands, and background materials may be certified as component parts of a garment.
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