Do you need evidence of competence in Hazardous Areas?

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Extech Safety Systems Pty Ltd are pleased to announce a partnership with Trainor to offer online training courses for hazardous areas.

We hope this will assist with competence in hazardous areas & the successful student will receive a certificate. https://www.extech.co.za/training

3 courses are offered. Although the courses are ATEX/IECEx based, the SANS standards are exactly the same and the explanations given apply to South Africa. Extech are happy to answer any questions.

Courses can be bought online. For bulk purchases (companies), please contact sales@extech.co.za

Safe behaviour in hazardous areas

Target: The course provides basic knowledge of hazardous areas and the risks associated with passing through or working in such areas.

Target group : Personnel who have access to areas where there is explosion hazard.

Subjects covered in the course : The risk of fire and explosion, Risks associated with hazardous areas where there is gas or dust in suspension, Sources of ignition, Risks and consequences, Preventing accidents and dangerous incidents, Working methods, Using the correct tools, Safety measures, Examples of accidents and incidents

IECEx and ATEX marking of electrical equipment

Target : Having completed this course, participants will have gained good insight into how electrical equipment is Ex-marked, and what the different markings mean. Participants will learn to distinguish between the different types of markings and make good decisions when selecting equipment to use in an installation in a potentially hazardous area.

Target group : Electrotechnical and automation personnel and other personnel planning or working on electrical installations in potentially hazardous areas within the EU/EEA. The course will also be useful for manufacturers and suppliers of Ex equipment within the EU/EEA.

Subjects covered in the course : How to read a marking plate, Protection types for electrical, equipment, Markings that follow the IEC standard, Certification references, A brief introduction to marking mechanical equipment, Marking associated equipment and associated apparatus, A short history of markings, A summary of markings given by the ATEX directive, Types of ATEX markings

IEC / ISO and ATEX marking of mechanical equipment

Target : 

Having completed this course, participants will have learned how mechanical equipment is Ex-marked, and what the different markings mean. Participants will learn to distinguish between the different types of markings and make good decisions when selecting equipment for use in an installation in a potentially hazardous area.

Target group : Personnel installing and maintaining mechanical equipment, and other personnel working in or projecting installations in hazardous areas within the EU/EEA. The course will also be useful for manufacturers and suppliers of mechanical Ex equipment within the EU/EEA.

Subjects covered in the course : How to read a marking plate, Protection types for mechanical equipment, Markings that follow the ISO standard, Certificate number, A brief introduction to marking electrical equipment, Marking associated equipment and associated apparatus, Assemblies

Additional markings introduced by the ATEX directive, Requirements for certified equipment

Gary Friend

Extech

sales@extech.co.za

011 791 6000

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