AEDARSA Mandate

AEDARSA is the independent provincial body responsible for making sure all elevating devices, amusement rides, and passenger ropeways in Alberta comply with provincial safety codes and regulations. 

 

We work closely with Alberta Municipal Affairs and the Safety Codes Council of Alberta to administer and enforce public safety laws in these areas. According to our mandate, we are tasked with:

 

  • Providing information and resources to those installing elevating devices, amusement rides, and passenger ropeways
  • Reviewing all plans to ensure they meet safety requirements and codes
  • Conducting inspections/granting acceptance of all newly installed or renovated elevating devices, amusement rides, and passenger ropeways in Alberta
  • Investigating all accidents and making recommendations for changes where required
  • Managing and maintaining permanent records related to all delegated functions and devices
  • Providing technical advice and education  applicable codes and standards
  • Conducting all in-service inspections on elevating devices, amusement rides, and passenger ropeways in Alberta

 

 

In addition, AEDARSA is certified to conduct in-service inspections of existing elevating devices in competition with other accredited agencies.

 

Our Mission

To exceed the safety expectation of Albertans by providing high quality, cost effective, relevant and safety focused service.

 

Our Vision

To provide quality, cost effective administration with safety standards uniformly applied. 

AEDARSA is a non profit organization established in 1996 under the Government Organization Act of Alberta. We do not provide consulting, construction or maintenance services. 

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