Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

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Resources – Links to Approved Agencies

The following is a list of links to organizations, agencies, legislation and codes listed in the approved standards and practices tables.

Please note that the majority of these links are to sites external to

Some approved standards and practices are available at no cost. To access others, it may be necessary to purchase the individual standard or pay for a subscription account with the appropriate organization or agency.

ANSI (American National Standards Institute)

APHL (Association of Public Health Laboratories)


ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

ASTM (ASTM International)

Association of Saskatchewan Forestry Professionals

Canadian Biosafety Standard

CAN (National Standard of Canada)

CGSB (Canadian General Standards Board)

Commercial Diving Institute of Canada

CSA (Canadian Standards Association)

Defense Research and Development Canada

Diver Certification Board of Canada

Health Canada

International Marine Contractors Association

International Society of Arboriculture

ISEA (International Safety Equipment Association)

ISO (International Organization for Standardization)

National Building Code of Canada

National Fire Code of Canada

National Plumbing Code of Canada

NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency)

NSF (NSF International)

Saskatchewan Health Authority

Saskatchewan's Building and Technical Standards

Saskatchewan's Building Code Regulations

Saskatchewan's Plumbing Code Regulations

The Electrical Inspection Act, 1993

The Provincial Health Authority Act

Transport Canada

ULC (Underwriters Laboratories of Canada)

WorkSafe Saskatchewan

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