Hazardous Area Classification

HAC Poster

Course Details
Date: 4 June 2021
Time: 2pm - 6pm
CPD: FSM 3 CPD | WSHO 4 SDU
Fee: SGD$187.25 (Including GST)

Delivery: Virtual Learning (using Zoom)

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Overview
Flammable gases, mists and vapours, or combustible dusts and fibres, are hazardous substances which can form explosive atmospheres under certain circumstances. Hazardous area classification is used to identify potentially hazardous zones and ignition sources in the workplace, and identify the equipment needed to prevent fires and explosions.

Objectives
At the end of the course, attendees will be able to:

  1. Understand the need for classification
  2. Identify hazardous and non-hazardous areas for likelihood of explosion
  3. Determine if hazardous areas exist
  4. Evaluate considerations for risk assessment
  5. Identify the different types of zone classifications
  6. Identify factors to consider for zone mapping
  7. Select the equipment category most appropriate for the relevant zone classification
  8. Identify factors to consider when choosing the correct equipment

Who should attend?
Fire Safety Managers, Workplace Safety and Health Professionals, Facility Managers, Workplace Managers or anyone who manages hazardous area classification.

Course Outline

  1. Necessity for the Classification
  2. Assessing the Risk, and Relationship between Fires and Explosions
  3. Zone Classification Requirements for Gases, Vapours, Mists and Dusts
  4. Equipment Categories and Zones, and Selection Criteria

Continuing Professional Development 
FSM 3 CPD
WSHO 4 SDU

Certification
Attendees will be awarded a certificate of attendance in ‘Hazardous Area Classification’.

This is an Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM) accredited course.

Registration

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