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January 2018

CSA Group Training: Hazardous Areas, Basic Principles

Please Note
Registrations are due by January 15, 2018. After this date, we are unable to issue refunds, but will accept substitutions if a registrant is unable to attend.
Status: A limited number of registrations are available at the door. Please call Julie Killin at 604 558 6656
Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - Thursday, February 1, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: CSA Group Training: Hazardous Areas, Basic Principles
Location: Best Western Cheateau Granville 1100 Granville Street Vancouver, BC V6Z2B6
Presenter: Bob Nelson
Credit: 21 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $1549.00 + GST = $1626.45 until Jan 8, 2018

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $1799.00 + GST = $1888.95

Non-Member Price: $1799.00 + GST = $1888.95

Student Member Price: $1799.50 + GST = $1889.48
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by January 08, 2018 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Julie Killin | Project Coordinator, Member Services
Direct: 604.558.6656
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.6656
Email: [email protected]
Note:
Aimed at end users who are involved or associated with hazardous areas, this detailed course focuses on laying a solid foundation and understanding of key safety factors associated with working in or around hazardous areas. It is also intended for those individuals who wish to undertake IECEx Competence Assessment for Ex 001 • Basic Principles of Protection in Explosive Atmospheres. Participants will gain a clear understanding of key elements such as personnel safety, International Certification Schemes, properties of flammable materials, equipment protection methods and cable and wiring systems. In addition, the course offers a comprehensive overview of important topics such as Hazardous Area Zoning and legislation.

Seminar Description

  • Scheme Overview and Competence
  • Personnel Safety
  • Legislation Overview
    • Canadian Law
    • International Law
  • Properties of Flammable Materials
    • Combustion
    • Fire Triangle
    • Sources of Ignition
  • Area Classification Overview
    • The need for Area Classification
    • Elements of Area Classification
    • Zone based Area Classification
  • Equipment Groups, Temperature Classification and EPL's
  • Equipment Marking
    • Marking Requirements
    • Dust Marking
    • Non-Electrical Equipment Marking
  • Equipment Protection Methods and Types
    • Basic Techniques
    • Protection Types for Electrical Equipment
    • Protection Types for Non-Electrical Equipment
    • Dust Protection
    • Combined Protection
  • Cable and Wiring Systems
  • Cable Glanding
    • Gland Selection
  • Equipment Installation, Inspection and Maintenance (Overview)
    • Isolation
    • Location of Equipment
    • External Influences
    • Toxicity

Presenter

Robert A. (Bob) Nelson

Bob is CSA Group’s Senior Electrical Consultant in the Learning Services group, where he has amassed extensive experience in developing and delivering electrical based training since 1990.

Bob has written and presented seminars across Canada. He developed the format and was a speaker at the 2008 and 2011 CSA Conference Series on Workplace Electrical Safety as well as developed, revised and presented training of the Canadian Electrical Code, M421 Use of Electricity in Mines, and Workplace Electrical Safety in public forums and to specific customer requirements at their place of business.

Bob has written and presented seminars across Canada. He developed the format and was a speaker at the 2008 and 2011 CSA Conference Series on Workplace Electrical Safety as well as developed, revised and presented training of the Canadian Electrical Code, M421 Use of Electricity in Mines, and Workplace Electrical Safety in public forums and to specific customer requirements at their place of business.

Bob’s memberships and contributions to the electrical community include: Member of the National Electrical Trade Council (NETCO) Solar PV Committee; Non- voting member of the College Curriculum Advisory Committee on Electrical Apprenticeship for both the Construction and Industrial Electricians; Non-voting member of the CE Code, Part I Technical Committee as well as several CE Code Section Subcommittees; Non- voting member on the National Electrical Code Committee for Grounding and Bonding (Article 250); and Chair of the Ontario College of Trade Construction and Maintenance Electrician Trade Board.

Bob has received several awards for his leadership in the electrical sector including most recently the 2016 Leadership Excellence Award from NETCO.



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