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Hazardous Area Installation Standard

With the publication of the latest Hazardous Area installation standard AS/NZS 60079.14 the concept of Equipment Protection Levels [EPLs] has been implemented. This is designed to give larger companies the facility to apply an extended risk assessment and use a different level of protection than that which would normally be required by the zone of Read More …

Amendment 2 to AS/NZS 3000

With the publication of Amendment 2 to AS/NZS 3000 in December 2012, the AS/NZS 2381, AS 2381 and AS 1076 series have been withdrawn. These standards may still be in use for existing sites and projects, however for new designs AS/NZS 3000 now directs the user to AS/NZS 60079.14 for hazardous area equipment selection and Read More …