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Achieving product excellence is hard with stringent Hazardous Location standards

Combustible dusts, flammable gases, mists or vapors can all contribute to potentially explosive atmospheres in the workplace. Manufacturers & suppliers are challenged to ensure their equipment complies with local government, regulatory, and international safety standards proving their equipment is safe and fit for use in hazardous locations.

Regulations governing product compliance worldwide evolve to ensure that products do not represent harm or hazards to users and will perform as intended according to applicable standards. This series of hazardous location product safety workshops will give you a complete picture of compliance to hazardous location standards while addressing a range of unique topics including: How to prepare & submit a project for success, Protection methods, MSHA mine safety approvals, and Explanation of hazardous classifications, divisions, and zones.

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Series line up

Our first installment of the Hazardous Location Webinar series will feature an overview of: How to prepare and submit a project that increases chance of success. The next installment in the series will dive into an explanation of hazardous location categorizations. If you would like to receive more info on testing & certification, please click here.

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Why to attend
At a glance

In a world of compliance complexity, knowledge empowers. Safety and reliability are paramount for equipment used in hazardous locations, and manufacturers face stringent regulation in performance, quality and reliability.

At the 2017 Hazardous Location Product Compliance Seminar in Houston, Texas, industry leading experts will give a thorough overview of the standards and regulations pertaining to the safety of products destined for hazardous locations. Special emphasis is placed on how to get products efficiently tested & certified for North America, for major world markets according to the IECEx international certification requirements, as well as an an overview of the CE Mark new legislative framework and the revised ATEX Directive.

  • Overview of frequently used Hazardous Location Product Safety Standards – 60079 family, UL 1203, UL 913, and NFPA 496
  • Hazardous Area Classification – Classifications, divisions, zones, groups, North America ratings
  • Principles of explosion protections – Intrinsic Safety, General Requirements, Flame and Explosion Proofing
  • MSHA Safety Approval – Compliance to MSHA mine safety requirements
Achieving Product Excellence
  • North American Certification Process – North American certification (NRTL & SCC), Constructional review, Compliance testing, Documentation and Markings
  • Product Planning – Intrinsically Safe Equipment, Non-Incendiary Equipment, Explosion Proof/Flame Proof Equipment, Purged & Pressurized Equipment, Design concerns, Pass/Fail criteria & implications.

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About
MET Laboratories

    • With over 30 years of hazardous location safety expertise, MET evaluates your equipment for potentially explosive or gaseous areas, helping ensure your equipment meets applicable safety standards to be approved for use in hazardous locations. Our streamlined testing process and capabilities can offer certification testing for ATEX & IECEx standards, MSHA product approvals, on-site evaluations, and acceptance into European & North American markets.

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