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Hazardous Area Classification

Energy Institute
Course summary
2 days
1,290 - 1,390 GBP
Professional Training
Next available date: 12/10/2020 - London
Course Dates
12/10/2020   (English)
1,290 GBP
12/10/2020   (English)
1,390 GBP

Course description

Hazardous Area Classification

Hazardous Area Classification (HAC) is the assessed division of a facility where releases of flammable liquids and gases can occur, either intentionally or accidentally, into hazardous areas and non-hazardous areas. The Energy Institute Model Safe Code of Practice 15, Area Classification for Installations Handing Flammable Fluids(EI15) guidance is relevant to all industry sectors where the classification of potential flammable zones is a requirement.

In this course, Participants will learn how to identify areas where flammable zones can arise and how to subsequently control these ignition sources, a key strategy to any organisation’s process safety management.

Key benefits:

  • The course is based on the Energy Institute’s renowned EI15 guidance document
  • Receive a free copy of the EI15 guidance document (worth £160)
  • Learn from an expert tutor, who was involved in the production of the EI15 guidance and has extensive experience of carrying out HAC studies for many companies in a wide variety of industry sectors
  • Participants will receive a Hazardous Area Classification training certificate from the Energy Institute.

Learning outcomes:

  • To understand the methodology in the EI15 guidance
  • To be capable of applying the EI15 guidance in practice
  • To know when to use the EI15 guidance for relevant applications.

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Tuition fee for Non-Member - £1,550

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