CSA Group publishes or makes available a broad range of codes for application in a variety of industries. They address a range of technologies and topics including: safety codes for specific workplaces, installation requirements, industrial equipment, transportation, buildings & infrastructure, and more. Many of these codes are adopted as model regulations by regulatory authorities, who reference applicable codes in legislation and regulations.
Our codes for mechanical & industrial equipment include widely-used specifications for elevators & other lifting devices, boilers & pressure vessels, refrigeration equipment, and even amusement rides. All have one common thread: equipment whose safe operation is of profound concern to the public. Some are uniquely Canadian while others, like the B44 Elevator Code, include U.S. and Canadian requirements. We work side-by-side with leading standards developers worldwide to share expertise and promote the international harmonization of standards.
All of our codes are developed and regularly reviewed by committees of member experts representing the interests of industry, code authorities, consumers and other stakeholders. They are regularly revised to reflect the evolving needs of stakeholders and/or advances in relevant technology.
CSA Group codes
- B44 – Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators (harmonized for use in the U.S. and Canada in conjunction with ASME A17.1)
- S6 – Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code
- B51 – Boiler Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code
- B52 – Mechanical Refrigeration Code
- Z267 – Safety Code for Amusement Rides and Devices
A number of codes published by other organizations or regulators reference applicable CSA Group standards, including the National Model Construction Codes issued by the National Research Council (NRC):
- National Building Code
- National Plumbing Code
- National Fire Code
- National Energy Code for Buildings
- National Farm Building Code
For a complete list of CSA Group codes and standards, or to purchase a specific document, visit our online store