Hazardous Area Classifications per CEC (NEC/IEC) and Hazardous location Equipment, Wiring Study
After participating in this course, you will be able to:
- Obtain a fair understanding of hazardous area classifications, standards, equipment and wiring
- Familiarize yourself with industry standards and code requirements across Canada with comparisons to USA and Europe
- Apply prevalent technologies to mitigate hazards in classified areas, with emphasis on electrical and instrumentation equipment
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 Electric Code (NEC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Industry datasheet and product workshops for electrical, instrumentation apparatus, barrier selection and wiring calculations for power limitations.
- Hazard causes and types, area definitions, material classification, area classification
- Standards CEC, NEC, CENELEC, IEC
- Electrical equipment
- Process control, Automation equipment
- Other equipment: Storage, Eyewash systems etc
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 courses offer :
- Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
- Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.
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