CSA Group, Mississauga, Canada, a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification services around the world, is now approved by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for the four energy storage standards recently added to OSHA’s Appropriate Test Standards list:
– UL 2054 Household and Commercial Batteries
– UL 1973 Batteries for Use in Stationary, Vehicle Auxiliary Power and Light Electric Rail (LER) Applications
– UL 2271 Batteries for Use In Light Electric Vehicle (LEV) Applications
– UL 9540 Energy Storage Systems and Equipment
CSA Group experts assess product compliance with workplace regulations by evaluating to these standards and codes such as NFPA 70 National Electrical Code (NEC) and NFPA 855 Standard for the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems. Once samples of a product comply with the required testing, evaluations and regulations, CSA Group can provide certification for U.S. and Canada.
CSA Group also provides testing according to UL 9540A Test Method for Evaluating Thermal Runaway Fire Propagation in Battery Energy Storage Systems, which is required by the International Fire Code (IFC), NFPA 855 and many local jurisdictions within the U.S.