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
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.
CSA Group Announces New Edition of Standard for Alpine Ski and Snowboard Helmets
Nov 20 14
CSA Group released a new version of the standard Z263.1- Recreational Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding Helmets. The new standard provides rigorous testing requirements to help protect from head injuries, even after multiple impacts. The CSA Group Recreational Alpine Ski and Snowboard Helmet standard requires third party testing and certification and includes temperature testing to help ensure the lining functions properly during extreme temperature variations, performance testing for shock absorption, and multiple-impact testing in random locations. It defines the areas of the head that are to be protected from impact injuries and covers basic performance requirements such as helmet stability and retention system strength, as well as marking and labeling requirements. The standard also applies to helmets worn for other non-motorized recreational winter sports.
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