We all speak English. It is the international language for many. Standards
Responsibility for training and competence The engineering profession is responsible for determining
Indeed H2 = Ex. As I see this fact surprises many in many ways. Current understanding of H2 by many simply says it is flammable. Not only, amoung others it is Ex as well.
By cultivating discipline and competency, individuals and organizations can create a culture of safety, minimize accidents and injuries, and ensure a secure working environment in hazardous settings.
EPD is about “It is a document that demonstrates the implementation of safety measures and procedures to protect workers in potentially explosive atmospheres during the operation of a facility. The EPD is based on the design of the facility and its equipment, but its primary focus is on ensuring the safe operation and maintenance of the facility.”
Digital ID is a new initiative. Marking shall be available with asset. So let us utilize it for Ex compliance. The possible Eco System available on site is a way forward.
what is more important in terms of hazardous area compliance than a good Ex design?!
what makes a good Ex design? why is it important? how to keep it up? who can do it?
H2 is a trendy topic today. Many countries and companies around do focus on it.
Ex compliance shall be covered, specially when it comes to delegation of responsibility.
Whenever you get delivered with a solution using Ex v, it can only be considered as an installation, assembly, project (other definitions I leave to you), and there shall be a design, installation, commissioning, Ex inspection, etc. all similar to normal project conditions.
Where it belongs to? Fire protection… Worksafety… Electrical, mechanical discipline…? Interesting topic
Definetely Ex with some pre-cautions. Risk assessment and hazardous area classification shall be first in place.
H2 units shall be considered as per assembly. All electrical and non.electrical Ex topics shall be taken into account.
assembly of Ex Equipment(s) results in an assembly that creates a need for additional assessment that is not already completely covered by the
individual equipment certificates.
Ex compliance is about electrical, instrumentation and non.electrical installations. Lifetime tracking of
Possible protection method here the application of earthing clamps, certainly clamps themselves shall be questionned as per possible igniton sources.
EPD or any Ex compliance report has a significant impact for Hazop / FMEA meetings. In process safety related meetings, the Ex equipment compliance should always be questioned.
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Question How should equipment be marked with new Type of Protection designations
In my earlier post I have listed questions: https://exprofessional.com/2020/03/01/ex-actual-questions/?preview=true&frame-nonce=313d76b9ca. One of them
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Many people don’t know that the Annexes to these Standards (IEC 60079-14,
Electrical resistance trace heating systems construction principle “Controlled design” according to EN
Each training (but projects too) shall begin with definitions. Common understanding is
3. The entity or the person using the product shall be responsible
Competence = Application of knowledge and skills to the standards of performance
In case you are an Ex product manufacturer ISO 9001:2015 applies with
Many people don’t know that the Annexes to the Standards (IEC 60079-14/-17
Many on the road who have many years of experience about industrial
Competence of personnel (dust hazardous area classification) The area classification should be
Employers should have a competence assurance strategy and procedures including continuing appraisal
It often goes forgotten that any Ex personnel competency training is a
Many of the cases an Ex technician and an Ex supervisor is
Ex Owner’s Engineer (ExOE) Owner’s Engineer, also known as the Client’s Engineer,
Since the early 1990s industries have expressed the need for an internationally
Ex basics shall be there for all being related to hazardous area
Operatives/technicians shall be able to demonstrate their competency and provide evidence of
Ex inspection is not an independent personnel competency. It is part of
Responsible persons shall be able to demonstrate their competency and provide evidence
Appropriate continuing education and training shall be undertaken by Ex personnel on
The design of the installation, the selection of equipment and the erection
Proven Ex personnel competency does not come only with participation at any
We have created something new – ExAM. No, it is not new
As a teacher I always had in my mind to introduce all
Following report has been generated here: “FIREMEN and paramedics have rushed to
For Ex we do have IEC 60079-19.
Not any fancy paper counts, but the knowledge! But paper proves identity,
Minimum competencies: General: Detailed knowledge of explosion protection (gas / dust) Operative
Recently Explosion protection – Hazardous Area Compliance – Ex personnel competencies all
See what IEC 60079-14 – Annex A (normative): Knowledge, skills and competencies
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