What is a hazardous area inspection?
A hazardous inspection is an inspection that is carried out on an existing electrical installation in the zoned hazardous area(s). The purpose of this inspection is to prove that the equipment suitable installed in the zoned areas is suitable and that the installation methods are fully compliant to BS EN 60079-14.
- Periodic inspection - A periodic inspection is carried out to monitor and record the effects of deterioration or change in the installation. These should be carried out at intervals not exceeding 3 years.
- Initial inspection - Initial inspections are to confirm the selected type of protection and its installation is correct. These inspections are normally a detailed type of inspection.
Latest NewsView all
How To Ensure Your Hazardous Area Electrics Are Safe
Hazardous areas are present in various businesses with important operations requiring or creating hazardous substances. The risks surrounding electrics in these areas cannot be ignored and workplaces have an obligation to keep their employees safe and their site compliant.
Read more Share
ATEX Requirements: Keep Your Business Compliant
In our previous news article, we shared the importance of ATEX awareness and how to identify an ATEX zone using HSE classifications. Once a zone where a possible explosive atmosphere has been identified, there are several essential requirements a business must apply.
Read more Share
Latest ProjectsView all
Header Point Lighting Rectification
Our team carried out a rectification project on faulty header point light fittings in Lerwick.
Additional Replacement Light Fitting
In December 2020, our team undertook rectification of a hazardous area light fitting in Northiam.