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Training/Formation Hazardous Area Requirements for Electrical Equipment

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Hazardous Area Requirements for Electrical Equipment

Duration: 2 days

Hazardous Area Requirements for Electrical Equipment

Who Should Attend?

  • Installers
  • Field inspectors (non-regulatory)
  • Operations personnel

What's Included

  • Class materials
  • Breakfast and lunch

Suggested Reading

  • C22.1-15 - Canadian Electrical Code, Part I


  • Familiar with electrical fundamentals

For More Information or to register:
Contact us for more information 1-800-463-6727


Cancellation requests received more than 14 calendar days before start date of the event will receive a full refund less a $100 administration fee. Cancellation requests received within the 14 calendar days prior to the event start date will be non-refundable.

Substitution of event attendee will be permitted at any time prior to the start date. Participant substitutions are permitted at any time prior to the start of the event. Please ensure that the substitute has met any prerequisite requirements.

Payment must be received in full before the event. CSA reserves the right to cancel any event and will, in such case, fully refund all registration fees. No liability is assumed by the organizers for changes in conference dates, content, speakers or venue.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn to easily determine equipment requirements for hazardous locations
  • Understand recommended protection methods for hazardous area installations
  • Become familiar with standardized area classifications
  • Acquire working knowledge for conducting installations to the North American Zone and Division system based on area classifications
  • Gain an understanding of hazardous area classifications and increase understanding of wiring methods and sealing in combustible gas, dust and fibre areas
  • Develop knowledge of IECEx, ATEX, North American and other certification schemes
  • Understand certification requirements for various types of equipment

Course Overview

From wiring methods to equipment selection, safe installation of electrical equipment in Hazloc depends on rigorous attention to detail. This course will provide a foundation of knowledge to help operations, maintenance, safety, electrical and instrumentation professionals systematically approach requirements for designing, installing and maintaining electrical equipment in hazardous areas. It provides a complete review of classifications based on division, zone, dust and gas.

Participants will carefully examine the installation requirements based on applicable Codes, standards and best practices gaining an understanding of the differences between the CEC and NEC Codes with respect to Division and Zone classifications, Hazloc product markings, and equipment construction and performance requirements. In addition, they will analyze installations to determine the wiring methods and equipment selection.

Why Get Your Training From CSA Group?

CSA Group has been offering standards based training for over 20 years, drawing on the expertise of instructors who, in many cases, have contributed to the development of standards. Considered a leader in Global Hazardous Location Certification & Testing Services, CSA Group can test at your facility or at laboratories across North American and globally. We can also provide the guidance you need to perform the testing yourself, in your own facilities.

We test to IEC standards to get you the global marks you need using our CB Certification Reports. We are qualified to issue IECEx Test Reports (ExTR Equipment Evaluation), IECEx Quality Assessment Reports (ExQAR Evaluation) and IECEx Scheme Certificates of Conformity. In North America, CSA Group can test and certify your equipment for use in hazardous locations and issues the CSA Group certification mark to qualified equipment. In Europe, CSA Group can evaluate and test your equipment to CENLEC (EN) standards and work with strategic notified bodies under the ATEX Directive.

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GST REG No R119441681
QST REG No R1006017360