Safe use of Electricity in Hazardous Installations

Safe use of Electricity in Hazardous Installations

Course Code – KLPL02U

Duration – 2 day

Summary –

This is an overview course which is designed for the users of Ex products. It provides a basic understanding of various topics and concepts that are essential for ensuring safety in hazardous atmospheres like –

  • Understanding the mechanics of an explosion
  • Characteristics of explosive gases & dusts
  • Commonly occurring ignition sources
  • Area classification i.e. classification of hazardous areas into zones
  • The principles of the protections concepts and their general requirements like –
    • Temperature class,
    • Equipment groups,
    • Gas groups
    • Equipment Protection Levels (EPLs)
  • An overview of equipment selection
  • An overview of the Indian Regulatory requirements for usage of electrical equipment in hazardous areas.
  • An introduction to the International certification schemes like IECEx, ATEX, North American etc.
  • Special emphasis will be provided for the below equipment on their hazardous area requirements
    • Ex motors
    • Cable Glands
    • Earthing requirements for Intrinsically safe and non-intrinsically safe wiring systems
  • Target audience – Users of Ex Products
  • Prerequisites – None

Our Accreditation / Recognitions







News & Events

  • March – 2020

    KLCS is now an IECEx ExCB & ExTL

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  • January – 2020

    KLPL gets BIS recognition for IS/IEC 60079-1:2014.

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  • December – 2018

    Testing facilities for IS/IEC: 60079-28:2006 Explosive Atmospheres Protection of Equipment and Transmission Systems Using Optical Radiation.

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  • February – 2017

    KLPL conduits specialized training workshop for DGMS officers.
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  • August – 2016

    IECEx Training & Competency Programs: Sets off in flying colors.

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  • February – 2016

    DGMS visits Karandikar Laboratories.
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  • May – 2015

    Karandikar Laboratories Pvt Ltd is an accepted IEC Ex Testing Laboratory
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