Presented by: Allan Bozek, P.Eng, MBA of EngWorks Inc. and Tim Driscoll, P.Eng, F.IEEE of OBIEC Consulting Ltd.

Date: Sep 29, 2020, 12-2pm (mountain time)

Please register online

Learning Objectives:

  1. Reading and interpreting a hazardous area classification drawing
  2. Determining if a product is certified for use in a hazardous location
  3. Interpreting hazardous location equipment markings
  4. Application of the Canadian Electrical Code

This webinar will cover the basics in reading and interpreting a hazardous area classification drawing and how to use the information to determine the Class, Zone/Division, Group and Temperature code requirements for electrical or instrumentation equipment intended to be installed. Product certification requirements and how to interpret Division and IEC markings on HazLoc (hazardous location) equipment will be covered as well as how to determine if the equipment to be installed is suitable for the location in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code.

We will also provide a preview of major changes coming into the 2021 edition of the Canadian Electrical Code, primarily Section 18 Hazardous Locations. Also, a couple of related and very important changes in other Sections for industrial facilities will be touched on. A couple of major changes to API 505, area classification for Zones for the petroleum industry, to be included in the next edition will be highlighted.

Intended Audience: Engineers, Designers, Manufacturer’s, Installers and Inspectors who are responsible for the design, selection and installation of equipment in hazardous locations.