General Engineering
Working in potentially explosive areas?

Those with responsibility for an explosive or hazardous work area, won’t want to miss a one-day seminar in Christchurch in September.

Some of the world’s top experts on the use of electrical equipment in hazardous areas – the IECEx committee – are meeting in Christchurch 14 – 18 Sep and their skills and knowledge will be available at an open seminar.

Do you know what you don’t know? will cover topics ranging from what the law requires of you, to how to save money and remain safe, to working safely with hazardous dust.

Standards New Zealand, which organised the seminar, says it will be invaluable for anyone who has responsibility for electrical equipment in industries such as oil and gas; paint; mining; electricity supply; processing; fire and protection; ports; milling; and so on.
The IECEx certification scheme enables New Zealand companies to buy equipment from any number of world-wide companies who supply through the scheme and know that it is compliant and safe, without the need to have the equipment retested in New Zealand.

New Zealand has no electrical equipment manufacturing capabilities so we rely heavily on the use of the IECEx certified equipment to comply with hazardous areas legislation. The scheme is an essential component of the New Zealand infrastructure in this area.

The seminar will take place at the Chateau on the Park hotel on Wed 16 Sep, 10am-5pm. Cost is $495+GST per person – Early Bird special rate until 17 Jul $375+GST. Cost includes lunch. There are sponsorships available for the seminar that include complimentary tickets for the day as well as tickets to the gala dinner on the same night.

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