Norman A. Parks


Registered Professional Engineer, Provinces of Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia, Canada

Education: 2007/2010 – Arc Flash Protection Course from The Electricity Forum

University of Toronto, 1975, B. A. Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Certificate in Electrical Fire Investigation from University of Wisconsin - 1986, Certificate in OH&S from WCB.


Articles published in Elevator World in the field of Elevator Safety Engineering


Norm A. Parks Safety Engineering Ltd - Formed in 1984 for the purpose of providing companies with Professional, Safety Engineering services. We assist both large and small companies with the complex task of gaining approvals from the major Safety Approvals Agencies (CSA, TUV, UL). We provide Electrical Technical Investigations with Expert Testimony to the Legal and Insurance Industries, and OH&S Consulting.
Underwriters Laboratory of Canada – 2005-2006: Contract Engineer, responsible for UL approval of a wide range of electrical/electronic products.
Argus Technologies-2000-2003:  Contract Senior Product Safety Engineer for power supplies to the Telecommunication Industry
Vertco Manufacturing Ltd./Vertex Industries Inc. -1984- present: Contract Elevator Controller Designer, responsible for the safety design to reduce liability for client.
Federal Pioneer Ltd. - 1981-1984: Applications Engineer, design and sell transformers and switchgear from 120V to 500Kv.

Canadian Standards Association – 1977-1981: Senior Product Safety Engineer for a wide range of products
Canadian Chromalox Ltd. – 1975-1977: Senior Electrical Process Heating Designer