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Hazardous Area Equipment, Legislation and Safe Practice

Duration: 3 days

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Hazardous Area Equipment, Legislation & Safe Practice - 3-Days

Who Should Attend?

  • Designers
  • Managers
  • R&D engineers
  • Product designers
  • Project / Safety engineers
  • Authorities Having Jurisdiction
  • Governmental regulatory staff


  • None
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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.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about hazardous location requirements from facilities and zoning through to equipment certification requirements
  • Gain an understanding of the hazardous area terminology and concepts - including inspection, maintenance and repair
  • Provide an overview of explosion protection aspects of plant and machinery operations
  • Learn protection concepts
  • Become knowledgeable on product certification requirements in cases of hazloc expansion, building renovation, or replacing broken equipment

Course Overview

This course is aimed at those involved at every level of hazardous location and equipment. Students will gain a solid understanding of the safety of hazardous location equipment, current safety legislation and codes of practice. Types of equipment used, protection methods and maintenance of hazardous areas are also covered.

Day 1 introduces Hazardous Area Terminology and Concepts and covers the certification process in detail from a manufacturer’s perspective. The student notes also cover the syllabus of the IECEx 001 Competence Module for those intending to take the knowledge examination. The certification process is covered in detail from a manufacturer’s perspective.

Days 2 and 3 provide detailed treatment of the main methods of Hazardous Area Protection discussed from an end-user’s perspective. Students will be taught how to visually identify any damage or deterioration of explosion protected equipment. Additionally they will learn how to monitor equipment in manufacturing plants and other organizations that will help them identify explosion hazards and risks.

Why Get Your Training From CSA?

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