Safety in Hazardous Areas

Course Code           : ESF05

Course Duration      : 3 Days

Course Objectives

The purpose of this course is to ensure safety of technical and non-technical personnel and the equipment in hazardous areas, by imparting both knowledge and skills required to install and operate electrical equipment.  The course provides a theoretical overview of the hazards associated with installing, operating and maintaining electrical equipment within potentially explosive areas.

Delegate benefits

  • Understand basic need of extra safety in hazardous location
  • Understand basic operation of critical equipment and be able to identify Risk Areas in each of these.
  • Learn to identify risk areas and possible threat to man and machine.
  • Acquire skills to develop a Safety Instruction Manual tailored to the location, based on manufactures recommendations and international standards.
  • Learn the importance for Tools and Equipment needed to test all critical items.

Equipment & Systems Covered

  • Transformers, Motors and Generators
  • Switchgear, Circuit Breakers, Relays, Control Panels
  • Distribution Boards, Building Management Systems
  • Cables, cable Trenches and Bus Bar allays

Subjects Covered

  • Definitions of a Hazardous location and Classification and Gas Groups
  • Flash Point
  • Ignition Temperatures
  • Explosive Limits LEL / UEL
  • Zone Definitions 0 1 & 2 Safe Areas
  • Temperature Classification
  • Equipment Selection
  • Labeling & Certification to local and international Standards
  • Duties of the supplier and user
  • Periodic Inspections & Testing of Equipment

Meant For

Maintenance Managers, Officers and Engineers from all hazardous locations in :

  • Utilities, generation, transmission and distribution departments.
  • Manufacturing plants
  • Commercial Complexes & Shopping Malls.
  • Hotels, Hospitals, Residential complexes, Building Management Companies
  • Airports, Sea Ports
  • Municipalities
  • Schools, Educational Institution Buildings

Course Fees

USD 950 per delegate includes

  • Attendance for both days.
  • Day Time  F&B
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Access to future programs at 10% less for same delegate


  • Accommodation
  • Transport from and to the Training Venue
  • CEU credits which will be at USD 100 extra

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