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  • AS/NZS 4761.1:2008

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    Competencies for working with electrical equipment for hazardous areas (EEHA) Competency Standards

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    Superseded date:  24-07-2018

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  30-06-2008

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies the competencies required for work associated with electrical equipment for hazardous areas (commonly termed ‘Ex’ equipment) and the standards to which competency is to be assessed and attributed. The competencies specified in This Standard are intended as additional competencies to those previously acquired. Applies to all personnel dealing with explosion-protected electrical equipment for hazardous areas (EEHA).

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    This Standard specifies the competencies required for work associated with electrical equipment for hazardous areas (commonly termed ‘Ex’ equipment) and the standards against which competency is to be assessed and attributed.These competencies are never stand alone and must always be used in conjunction with other industry relevant competencies.NOTE: Appendix A summarizes the specific pre-requisite competencies for achieving competencies in this Standard.Additional competencies are required in specific industries; for example, marine, aviation and coal mining. NOTE: Examples of technical Standards that may be required in specific industries are listed in Appendix H.

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    Committee P-012
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published as part of AS/NZS 4761.1(Int):2000, AS/NZS 4761.2(Int):2000, AS/NZS 4761.3(Int):2000 and AS/NZS 4761.4(Int):2000.AS/NZS 4761.1(Int):2000, AS/NZS 4761.2(Int):2000, AS/NZS 4761.3(Int):2000 and AS/NZS 4761.4(Int):2000 jointly revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS/NZS 4761.1:2003.Second edition 2008. Originated as part of AS/NZS 4761.1(Int):2000, AS/NZS 4761.2(Int):2000, AS/NZS 4761.3(Int):2000 and AS/NZS 4761.4(Int):2000. Previous edition AS/NZS 4761.1:2003. Second edition 2008.

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    AS/NZS 61241.10:2005 Electrical apparatus for use in the presence of combustible dust Classification of areas where combustible dusts are or may be present
    AS/NZS 1802:2003 Electric cables - Reeling and trailing - For underground coal mining purposes
    AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS/NZS 4761.1:2003 Competencies for working with electrical equipment for hazardous areas (EEHA) Competency Standards
    AS/NZS 2802:2000 Electric cables - Reeling and trailing - For mining and general use (other than underground coal mining) (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 60079.10:2004 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Classification of hazardous areas (IEC 60079-10:2002 MOD)
    AS/NZS 2381.2:2006 Electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres - Selection, installation and maintenance - Flameproof enclosure d

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    AS/NZS 60079.17:2009 Explosive atmospheres Electrical installations inspection and maintenance (IEC 60079-17, Ed.4.0 (2007) MOD)
    AS/NZS 3800:2012 Electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres - Repair and overhaul
    AS/NZS 4871.1:2010 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries General requirements
    AS/NZS 2290.1:2014 Electrical equipment for coal mines - Introduction, inspection and maintenance For hazardous areas
    HB 239:2011 Guidance on the repair and overhaul of electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres
    AS/NZS 4871.1:2012 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries General requirements
    AS/NZS 60079.14:2009 Explosive atmospheres Electrical installations design, selection and erection (IEC 60079-14, Ed. 4.0 (2007) MOD)
    AS 2885.1-2012 Pipelines - Gas and liquid petroleum Design and construction
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