Environmental Health & Safety

Guide for Hazardous Areas Contains Reference Materials for Gas and Dust Environments

By Chemical Processing staff

Feb 06, 2014

E2S Warning Signals published a new ‘Guide for Hazardous areas’ that is available as a free download from its website.

e2s00206The guide caters to specifiers and hazardous-area engineers with matrix tables that enable fast cross-referencing of information between the main certification systems, including ATEX, IECEx, North American and Canadian standards. Protection concepts are listed along with applicable zone, class or division and typical equipment protection level.

In addition, the guide contains reference information related to gas and dust atmospheres and potentially explosive environments, including gas and dust groups and typical substances according to the main certification systems.

To download the guide for hazardous areas, visit www.e2s.com.