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Technology & Humanity

2020 - 2022 BUSINESS PLAN

Modelling the Integration of Technology & Humanity

Our Strategic Priority Areas and Goals

 

Number One

Safety Leadership:

Taking Action

 

Lead improvements in technical system oversight by leveraging knowledge and relationships to better manage risks now and in changing conditions.

Goals as defined by Milestones of the 10-Year Strategic Plan:

2020 Business Plan - Priority 1
2020 Business Plan - Priority 1 mobile
2022 Outcomes 2020 Actions 2021 Actions 2022 Actions
Comprehensive and integrated
safety system approaches provide effective oversight and evaluation of risks, and clear understanding of roles and responsibility.

Evaluate the role of auditing to provide direction as an oversight tool.

Develop risk assessment capabilities and an organizational readiness plan for the Amusement Devices Program.

Begin work with federal and provincial partners on incorporating regulatory changes to railway level grade crossings.

Implement a training provider recognition program and improve management of course records for continuing education programs.

MCP for elevating devices is launched to improve the transparency of maintenance requirements between asset owners and contractors.

Evaluate the safety system approach of the Amusement Devices Program for further implementation.

Review the code adoption governance framework.

Develop evidence based improvements for the training provider recognition, certification and continuing education programs.

• Implement quality management plans for refrigeration contractors.

Refine risk management strategies based on measurable impact of the risk reduction program.

Further improve technical training for our clients to increase understanding of existing and emerging risks.

Continue to build capabilities in safety management approaches and support maintenance planning tools for clients.

Safety partnerships are formed throughout the province and identified under-represented client groups are increasingly engaged in the safety system.

Increase and strengthen mutually-beneficial relationships with Indigenous communities and groups across the province to facilitate a dialogue on technical systems safety.

Lead and maintain relationships with local municipalities to improve data sharing effectiveness.

Continue to strengthen mutually-beneficial relationships with Indigenous communities to achieve positive safety outcomes.

Review potential opportunities for harmonization of enforcement activities with municipalities that have jurisdiction under the Safety Standards Act.

Further build relationship and engagement strategies in partnership with identified under-represented groups.
Safety regulations and approaches consider both adaptation for and mitigation of climate change, enabling technical systems and equipment to be resilient to aging and changes in the operating environment. Undertake research into the impacts of climate change and aging equipment in one technology. Develop a research-based plan to address oversight and resilience of technical systems, and to respond to climate emergencies. Implement actions from the climate change plan.