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Hazardous Area Awareness

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TUV Rheinland Singapore Pte Ltd

25 International Business Park Road

Singapore, 609916

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In areas where dangerous quantities of flammable gas or vapor and combustible dust may be present, the suitable protective measures are needed applying in order to reduce the risk of explosions. Not only equipment is concerned, the personnel also need to be aware and possess the right knowledge and competency to work properly and safely on their duties.

The EN/IEC 60079-14 recommends that the design of the installation, the selection of equipment and the erection for explosive atmospheres shall be carried out only by persons whose training has included instruction on the various types of protection and installation practices, relevant rules and regulations and on the general principles of area classification. Appropriate continuing education or training shall be undertaken by personnel on a regular basis.

Technical standards and directives related to hazardous areas used in the European Union and many other parts of the world have direct effect on manufacturers of machines, electrical equipment and systems, as well as installers, inspectors and end users. As standards are regularly updated, it is critical for the personnel to be up to date with the changes.

Why attend?

Attendants will gain knowledge about basic principles of explosion protection, Ex-equipment, requirements of standard series EN/ IEC 60079 to achieve safe operation with Hazardous Areas. The course is conducted in classroom format with quizzes and encouraged participation.

Who should attend?

People who are working with explosive atmospheres for all duties (e.g. operation, electrical installation, inspection and maintenance, technical supervision, plant management, etc.) from the following industry / sector: Drill Ships & FPSOs, Oil Refineries, Oil and Gas Tankers, Grain Handling & Storage Processing, Chemical Processing Plants, Printing Industries, Fertilizer Plants, Sugar Refineries, Aircraft Refueling Centres and Hangars, etc.

Training Content

The two-day training will cover the basic aspects or fundamental for explosion protection based on EN/IEC 60079 series supported with example and experience sharing:

  • Properties of flammable materials and definitions
  • Hazardous areas and ignition sources
  • Ex philosophy, explosion prevention & protection
  • Basic of areas classification (Zones)
  • Standards for explosion protection (EN, IEC)
  • Equipment protection types: Ex d, Ex e, Ex i, Ex n, Ex p, Ex t, and others
  • Equipment Category, Equipment Protection Level
  • ATEX/ IECEx equipment certification & marking
  • Basics for selection, installation, inspection and maintenance of Ex-equipment (EN/ IEC 60079-14, -17)
  • Permit to work and safe isolation

Knowledge, skills, competencies and IECEx CoPC

Pre-requisite: nil

Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon 100% attendance.

Trainer’s Profile

Mr. Jumpol Thojun is an Explosion Protection Expert of TUV Rheinland with 25-year working experience in electrical engineering and certified competence in explosive atmospheres. He holds a Master in Engineering Management and professional licences by local and international organisations (Thailand Council of Engineers, IECEx, CompEx, AS/NZS). Stationed in Thailand, he is the Explosion Protection (ATEX/IECEx) Expert for Asia Pacific region.

Promotional rate

A discounted rate is available for Singaporean and Singapore Permanent Resident. Please input your NRIC number during registration to take advantage of this promotion.

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Please register using TUV Rheinland Singapore's event page:

http://eventregist.com/e/HazardousAreaAwareness28082018

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