Optimal Automation Services

Authorized by the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario to offer Professional Engineering Services.
Providing Electrical Engineering Services to the Industrial Automation and Manufacturing Communities.
Safety Systems
Pre-Start Health and Safety Reviews - PHSR
Who Conducts the PHSR.
"A pre-start health and safety review required under item 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 of the Table shall be conducted by a professional engineer. O. Reg. 528/00, s. 2."
It is also stated in the regulatory act that there are certain exceptions where a PHSR conducted by a Professional Engineer may not be required. In such cases, the employer is responsible for ensuring that an exemption is properly completed. This includes keeping and maintaining documents establishing the exemption, and making them readily accessible in the workplace for as long as the equipment remains in existence.
When a PHSR may not be required.
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