Explosive Atmospheres - Awareness

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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

$595.00 + GST per person

We can run this course in-house for a minimum of 10 people.  We come to your business on a date that suits your staff.  Contact jan@nziht.co.nz for a quote.  

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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 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 describe sources of ignition

 

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National Qualification information

This eight-hour workshop covers the assessment of unit standard 5929 - Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous areas and their electrical requirements (3 credits).  Attendees will be awarded an attendance certificate and the unit standard reported to NZQA.  To be awarded unit standard 5929 attendees must attend the workshop and forward the completed assessment to NZIHT/WITT within 10 working days.  

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Who should attend

Anyone working in a classified zone or hazardous area site.                      

This course is a pre-requisite to the New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Equipment in Explosive Atmospheres  (Level 4)

 

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