October 25, 2017
Are Ontario’s Ice Rinks Safe? FOLLOW UP
Ice Arena Registered Refrigeration Plant Safety Bulletin
The investigation of the Fernie, BC refrigeration plant room tragedy continues to unfold and will be watched closely by the Ontario Recreation Facilities Association Inc. (ORFA) for new information that can be shared with members, and the recreation facility sector at large. In the interim, the ORFA reminds recreation facility owners and professionals to remain diligent in health and safety awareness while carrying out their responsibilities.
As a follow-up to the initial ORFA news release shared with members on Friday, October 20, 2017 entitled “Are Ontario's Ice Rinks Safe?” information contained within an Ice Arena Registered Refrigeration Plant Safety Bulletin is being widely circulated to help summarize industry best practice and reassure all who work and play in our arenas.