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EEMUA 186 : 2016

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A PRACTITIONER'S HANDBOOK FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

02-23-2021

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-01-2016

Preface
1 Directives, Standards and Legislation
2 Gases and Vapours and area classification
3 Equipment - Explosive gas atmospheres
4 Installation
5 Inspection
6 Maintenance
7 Combustible Dusts
8 Fuel Filling Stations
9 Hazardous Areas in the Water
   and Wastewater Industries
10 Mechanical
11 Application Design Engineering and
   duties of the responsible person
12 Definitions
13 The Compex[R] Competency Scheme
References

Provides guidance for safe installation, inspection and maintenance work in potentially explosive atmospheres, in such areas as petroleum and petrochemical plants, processing industries, power plants, fuel filling stations and more, when the failure to adopt safe working practices could result in the ignition of flammable gases or combustible dusts.

DocumentType
Standard
Pages
328
ProductNote
NEW CHILD AMD 2 IS ADDED NOW
PublisherName
Engineering Equipment Material Users Association
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

EN 50281-1-2 : 98 AMD 1 2002 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR USE IN THE PRESENCE OF COMBUSTIBLE DUST - PART 1-2: ELECTRICAL APPARATUS PROTECTED BY ENCLOSURES - SELECTION, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE
EN 1127-1:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Explosion prevention and protection - Part 1: Basic concepts and methodology
ISO/IEC 17065:2012 Conformity assessment — Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services
IEC 60079-1:2014 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 1: Equipment protection by flameproof enclosures "d"
ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
IEC 60079-10:2002 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres - Part 10: Classification of hazardous areas
BS EN 62444:2013 Cable glands for electrical installations
PD CLC/TR 50404:2003 Electrostatics. Code of practice for the avoidance of hazards due to static electricity
EN 50281-1-1 : 98 AMD 1 2002 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS PROTECTED BY ENCLOSURES - CONSTRUCTION AND TESTING FOR USE IN THE PRESENCE OF COMBUSTIBLE DUST - ELECTRICAL APPARATUS PROTECTED BY ENCLOSURES - CONSTRUCTION AND TESTING
IEC 60702-1:2002+AMD1:2015 CSV Mineral insulated cables and their terminations with a rated voltage not exceeding 750 V - Part 1: Cables
BS EN 62561-1:2017 Lightning protection system components (LPSC) Requirements for connection components
BS 4683-3:1972 Specification for electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres Type of protection N
EN 50039:1980 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres - Intrinsically safe electrical systems 'i'
IEC 60079-30-2:2007 Explosive atmospheres - Part 30-2: Electrical resistance trace heating - Application guide for design, installation and maintenance
IEC TR 60079-20:1996 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres - Part 20: Data for flammable gases and vapours, relating to the use of electrical apparatus
IEC 60079-19:2010+AMD1:2015 CSV Explosive atmospheres - Part 19: Equipment repair, overhaul and reclamation
IEC 61241-1-1:1999 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 1-1: Electrical apparatus protected by enclosures and surface temperature limitation - Specification for apparatus
EN 13617-2:2012 Petrol filling stations - Part 2: Safety requirements for construction and performance of safe breaks for use on metering pumps and dispensers
EN 50020:2002 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres - Intrinsic safety 'i'
IEC 60079-17:2013 Explosive atmospheres - Part 17: Electrical installations inspection and maintenance
EN ISO 14121-1:2007 Safety of machinery - Risk assessment - Part 1: Principles (ISO 14121-1:2007)
EN 13463-1:2009 Non-electrical equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres - Part 1: Basic method and requirements
IEC 60079-18:2014 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 18: Equipment protection by encapsulation “m”
IEC 61892-7:2014 Mobile and fixed offshore units - Electrical installations - Part 7: Hazardous areas
EN 13617-3:2012 Petrol filling stations - Part 3: Safety requirements for construction and performance of shear valves
IEC 60079-10-1:2015 Explosive atmospheres - Part 10-1: Classification of areas - Explosive gas atmospheres
IEC 61241-0:2004 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 0: General requirements
IEC 61241-11:2005 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 11: Protection by intrinsic safety 'iD'
IEC 60079-20-1:2010 Explosive atmospheres - Part 20-1: Material characteristics for gas and vapour classification - Test methods and data
EN 50017:1998 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres - Powder filling "q"
BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
EN 1839:2017 Determination of the explosion limits and the limiting oxygen concentration(LOC) for flammable gases and vapours
EN 50019:2000/corrigendum Apr. 2003 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - INCREASED SAFETY "E"
EN 13463-6:2005 Non-electrical equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres - Part 6: Protection by control of ignition source 'b'
EN 50018 : 2000 AMD 1 2002 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - FLAMEPROOF ENCLOSURE "D"
IEC 60079-1-1:2002 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres - Part 1-1: Flameproof enclosures "d" - Method of test for ascertainment of maximum experimental safe gap
IEC 60079-5:2015 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 5: Equipment protection by powder filling "q"
BS 5501-9:1982 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres Specification for intrinsically safe electrical systems \'i\'
IEC 61241-3:1997 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 3: Classification of areas where combustible dust are or may be present
BS 5501-4:1977 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres Powder filling \'q\'
IEC 62305-1:2010 Protection against lightning - Part 1: General principles
IEC 61241-17:2005 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 17: Inspection and maintenance of electrical installations in hazardous areas (other than mines)
BS 7117-3:1991 Metering pumps and dispensers to be installed at filling stations and used to dispense liquid fuel Guide to maintenance after installation
BS 6467-2:1988 Electrical apparatus with protection by enclosure for use in the presence of combustible dusts Guide to selection, installation and maintenance
EN 50021 : 99 COR 2000 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - TYPE OF PROTECTION "N"
BS 5501-7:1977 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres Intrinsic safety \'i\'
PD CLC/TR 60079-32-1:2015 Explosive atmospheres Electrostatic hazards, guidance
IEC 60079-11:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 11: Equipment protection by intrinsic safety "i"
EN 13463-8:2003 Non-electrical equipment for potentially explosive atmospheres - Part 8: Protection by liquid immersion 'k'
BS 5501-6:1977 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres Increased safety \'e\'
IEC 60079-27:2008 Explosive atmospheres - Part 27: Fieldbus intrinsically safe concept (FISCO)
BS 5501-1:1977 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres General requirements
IEC 61241-1:2004 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 1: Protection by enclosures "tD"
EN 50281-3:2002 Equipment for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 3: Classification of areas where combustible dusts are or may be present
BS 5501-5:1977 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres Flameproof enclosure \'d\'
DIN 40050-9:1993-05 ROAD VEHICLES; DEGREES OF PROTECTION (IP-CODE); PROTECTION AGAINST FOREIGN OBJECTS, WATER AND CONTACT; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
EN 50262 : 1998 AMD 2 2004 CABLE GLANDS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
IEC 60079-29-2:2015 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 29-2: Gas detectors - Selection, installation, use and maintenance of detectors for flammable gases and oxygen
IEC 60079-25:2010 Explosive atmospheres - Part 25: Intrinsically safe electrical systems
BS 4683-1:1971 Specification for electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres Classification of maximum surface temperatures
EN 13463-2:2004 Non-electrical equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres - Part 2: Protection by flow restricting enclosure 'fr'
IEC 61241-18:2004 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 18: Protection by encapsulation 'mD'
IEC 60079-6:2015 Explosive atmospheres - Part 6: Equipment protection by liquid immersion "o"
IEC 60079-0:2011 Explosive atmospheres - Part 0: Equipment - General requirements
BS ISO 20653:2013 Road vehicles. Degrees of protection (IP code). Protection of electrical equipment against foreign objects, water and access
IEC 61241-2-3:1994 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 2: Test methods - Section 3: Method for determining minimum ignition energy of dust/air mixtures
IEC 60079-14:2013 Explosive atmospheres - Part 14: Electrical installations design, selection and erection
IEC 61241-1-2:1999 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 1-2: Electrical apparatus protected by enclosures and surface temperature limitation - Selection, installation and maintenance
EN ISO 12100:2010 Safety of machinery - General principles for design - Risk assessment and risk reduction (ISO 12100:2010)
EN 50281-2-1 : 98 COR 99 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 2-1: Test methods - Methods for determining the minimum ignition temperatures of dust
IEC 61241-4:2001 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 4: Type of protection "pD"
EN 50164-1:2008 Lightning Protection Components (LPC) - Part 1: Requirements for connection components
BS 6467-1:1985 Electrical apparatus with protection by enclosure for use in the presence of combustible dusts Specification for apparatus
BS 5501-8:1988 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres Encapsulation \'m\'
BS 4137:1967 Guide to the selection of electrical equipment for use in division 2 areas
BS 7535:1992 Guide to the use of electrical apparatus complying with BS 5501 or BS 6941 in the presence of combustible dusts
ISO/IEC 17024:2012 Conformity assessment — General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons
BS 6207-1:1995 Mineral insulated cables with a rated voltage not exceeding 750 V Cables
IEC 60079-31:2013 Explosive atmospheres - Part 31: Equipment dust ignition protection by enclosure "t"
IEC 62305-4:2010 Protection against lightning - Part 4: Electrical and electronic systems within structures
BS 5501-2:1977 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres Oil immersion \'o\'
ISO 965-1:2013 ISO general purpose metric screw threads — Tolerances — Part 1: Principles and basic data
IEC 60079-30-1:2007 Explosive atmospheres - Part 30-1: Electrical resistance trace heating - General and testing requirements
IEC 61285:2015 Industrial-process control - Safety of analyser houses
EN 60079-17:2014 Explosive atmospheres - Part 17: Electrical installations inspection and maintenance
EN 13617-1:2012 Petrol filling stations - Part 1: Safety requirements for construction and performance of metering pumps, dispensers and remote pumping units
IEC 62305-2:2010 Protection against lightning - Part 2: Risk management
IEC 61241-2-1:1994 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 2: Test methods - Section 1: Methods for determining the minimum ignition temperatures of dust
EN 50015:1998 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres - Oil immersion "o"
BS 4683-2:1971 Specification for electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres The construction and testing of flameproof enclosures of electrical apparatus
EN 13463-5:2011 Non-electrical equipment intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres - Part 5: Protection by constructional safety 'c'
EN 60529:1991/AC:2016-12 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE) (IEC 60529 EDITION 2.2 CORRIGENDUM 2:2015)
EN 13463-3:2005 Non-electrical equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres - Part 3: Protection by flameproof enclosure 'd'
IEC TR 60079-12:1978 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres - Part 12:Classification of mixtures of gases of vapours with air accordingto their maximum experimental safe gaps and minimum ignitingcurrents
EN 50016:2002 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres - Pressurized apparatus "p"
ISO 965-3:1998 ISO general purpose metric screw threads Tolerances Part 3: Deviations for constructional screw threads
BS 6941:1988 Specification for electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres with type of protection N
EN 50028:1987 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres - Encapsulation 'm'
EN 50014:1997/A2:1999 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
BS 5501-3:1977 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres Pressurized apparatus \'p\'
BS 7117-2:1991 Metering pumps and dispensers to be installed at filling stations and used to dispense liquid fuel Guide to installation
IEC 62305-3:2010 Protection against lightning - Part 3: Physical damage to structures and life hazard
IEC 60079-15:2010 Explosive atmospheres - Part 15: Equipment protection by type of protection "n"
IEC 60079-13:2017 Explosive atmospheres - Part 13: Equipment protection by pressurized room "p" and artificially ventilated room "v"
IEC 60079-26:2014 RLV Explosive atmospheres - Part 26: Equipment with Equipment Protection Level (EPL) Ga
IEC 60702-2:2002+AMD1:2015 CSV Mineral insulated cables and their terminations with a rated voltagenot exceeding 750 V - Part 2: Terminations
IEC 61241-14:2004 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 14: Selection and installation
IEC 61241-10:2004 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust - Part 10: Classification of areas where combustible dusts are or may be present
1994/9/EC : 1994 DIRECTIVE 94/9/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF 23 MARCH 1994 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF THE MEMBER STATES CONCERNING EQUIPMENT AND PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS INTENDED FOR USE IN POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES

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