Hazardous Areas and Safe Working Practices

Overview

This course is designed to give people the essential knowledge of explosive atmospheres and hazardous areas, including identifying hazardous areas, sources of ignition and the properties of hazardous materials along with the roles and responsibilities of all parties, regulations, standards and codes of practice relating to hazardous areas.

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Length

1 day course.

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Facilitator

Peter Lind

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Cost

There are two options to this programme;

 

Option one is delivered over an eight hour workshop, there is no assessment and students will be awarded an Attendance Certificate

Cost per person $274.00

Minimum class number 14, maximum class number 20

 

Option two is delivered over an eight hour workshop, and contains NZQF Unit Standard 5929 – Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous areas and their electrical requirements. Students will be awarded an Attendance Certificate and have the unit standard reported to NZQA. To be awarded the unit standard students must attend the workshop and forward the completed assessment to WITT within 10 working days.

Cost per person $450.00

Minimum class number 14, maximum class number 20

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Topics include

  • Classification of hazardous areas and types of hazards
  • Classifying electrical apparatus for use in hazardous areas
  • Protection methods
  • Properties of hazardous materials; flammable, non-flammable and reactive materials
  • Upper and lower explosive limit, flash point and ignition temperature
  • Sources of hazardous materials data
  • Standards, regulations and codes of practice relating to hazardous areas legal and responsibilities of all parties 
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On completion of this course participants will

  • Identify  hazardous areas
  • Explain the properties of hazardous materials
  • Identify and describing  sources of ignition
  • Knowledge of the standards and codes of practice relating to hazardous areas
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Who should attend

Anyone working in a classified zone or Hazardous Area site.

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Dates and Locations

This course is delivered on demand nationally. Inquire about courses delivered at your location or register your interest to receive schedule updates.

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Contact

Joanna Brown                                     

Oil & Gas Manager                  

DDI: (06) 7573258 or 0800948896 ext 9065

Joanna.brown@witt.ac.nz 

 

 

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