Electrical Hazardous Area Classifications and Hazardous Area Wiring
After participating in this course, you will be able to:
- Understand the basic concepts of hazardous area classification and hazardous area wiring
- Become familiar with the industry standards and code requirements
- Apply the technical knowledge to specific applications for wiring methods, control measures and mechanical systems required for implementation of the safety measures in hazardous areas
The requirements for electrical hazardous area classifications and associated wiring methods for safety interlocks for the storage, use and handling of flammable and combustible materials are defined in the Canadian Building Code (CBC), Canadian Electrical Code (CEC), National Fire Code (NFC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) documents as reference by the Canadian codes.
Hazardous area classification drawings and/or a report are required for submission to the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).
- Electrical hazardous area classifications
- Classification of hazardous locations
- Basis and determination of classified zones
- Applicable code requirements
- Hazardous areas
- Hazardous area classification: workshop
- Wiring methods, control measures and mechanical systems
- Explosion prevention and methodology
- Wiring methods and component selection: workshop
Who Should Attend
Plant Managers and Engineers • Project Engineers • Engineers in Training • Technologists • Electricians • Electrical Designers • Chemical Process Operators • Equipment personnel
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Almost all of EPIC's seminars and webinars offer :
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- Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
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