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The Art of Dispenser Safety: A Safe Environment for Vehicle Fueling...

With the new 2011 National Electric Code hitting the streets all over the country, I am often asked, "Are we there yet?” No, this...

Hazardous Locations — Section 18

Section 18 of the Canadian Electrical Code contains the rules for electrical equipment and wiring in locations where flammable vapours, gases or mists could...

Hazardous Area Classification: Division or Zone — You Do Have a...

OK all you sports fans out there, it’s football season; and everyone is fired up and running out to buy the latest item of...

Safely Lighting in Hazardous Environments

Lighting fixtures play a critical role in the safe, efficient and productive operation of any industrial facility or production process. Darkened, enclosed and round-the-clock...

Sections 18 and 20 – A Look at Hazardous Locations

A hazardous location is defined by the Canadian Electrical Code as a location where the hazard of fire or explosion exists as a result...

Buyers Beware: Electrical Instrumentation for Use in Hazardous Locations

Buyers of salvaged, remanufactured, refurbished or new surplus electrical instrumentation for use in hazardous locations (including chemical process plants, refineries, and other industries/applications which...

Area Classification for Class I Locations

Area classification, for locations where combustible materials (flammable gases or vapors, flammable liquids, or combustible liquids) are processed or handled, is the analysis of...

Nonincendive Equipment for Use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations

What is nonincendive equipment? Section 500.7(F) of the National Electrical Code explains that it is a protection technique for equipment installed in Class I,...

Changes in the Canadian Electrical Code (1998): Sections 18 and 20

Sections 18 and 20 of the Canadian Electrical Code define hazardous locations and specify the types of electrical equipment and wiring methods acceptable in...

An Inspector’s Most Common Hazardous Conditions

I spend a lot of time inspecting electric supply facilities for hazardous conditions and violations of the National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®). Even when...
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