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Hazardous Area Classifications per CEC (NEC/IEC) and Hazardous location Equipment, Wiring Study

14 Professional Development Hours

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

Description:
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.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction
  • Hazard causes and types, area definitions, material classification, area classification
  • Standards CEC, NEC, CENELEC, IEC
  • Protection
  • 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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Course Rating
4.4 out of 5

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SCHEDULED OFFERINGS

This course is currently scheduled on the following date. Click to learn even more details about this offering.

Online, 11/4/2021

Online, 4/4/2022

Online, 11/29/2022

COURSE CREDIT

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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