Many people don’t know that the Annexes to these Standards (IEC 60079-14, -17 and -19) regarding competence exist and even when they do know of the existence they don’t understand that these Annexes are normative (refer to and NOT informative where ….

·         Normative = prescriptive = how to comply

·         Informative = descriptive = help with conceptual understanding

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