hazardous area


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hazardous area

1. Within a building, an area which houses highly combustible, highly flammable, or explosive products or materials which are likely to burn with extreme rapidity or which may produce poisonous fumes or gases, including highly toxic or noxious alkalies, acids, or other liquids or chemicals, which involve flame, fume, explosive, poisonous, or irritant hazards.
2. Any area in which there are fine particles or dust subject to explosion or spontaneous combustion.
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The course can also act as a gateway for companies wanting to register on the AEMT Ex Register, a list of AEMT members that have met the stringent requirements to be considered to have the expertise and ability to repair Hazardous Area Ex Equipment (see: www.
This hazardous area fluorescent features standard swivel mounting brackets, allowing operators to adjust the angle of the light to achieve their desired illumination positioning.
The transition from working in the construction industry to working in the hazardous area industry.
Where equipment is to be installed within a Hazardous area product certification can be supplied from all certification bodies.
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In addition to being used for hazardous area classification, Quadvent can be used in any situation where the flammable gas cloud volume, or extent of the flammable cloud, needs to be determined for a pressurised gas release within an enclosure or outdoors.
According to the company, the phone allows industrial users to install a useful VoIP communication device in hazardous areas for the first time.
Mounted within the hazardous area is the intrinsically safe ground-connection status indicator.
The Hazardous Area Response Team also responded, helping to bring the woman down to ground level The only way down was via a spiral staircase so the fire service used a hydraulic platform instead.
Every hazardous area has a temperature classification.
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Finishing off the exercise, the RAF winched five people to safety, while the ambulance service's hazardous area response team treated the "casualties" as they were brought back to the docks.

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