Hazardous Area Dossiers

February 23, 2018

 

The hazardous area dossier is a requirement of the owner/occupier to maintain an up to date copy that can be produced upon request.  It is also the responsibility of the owner/occupier to ensure audits and inspections are conducted periodically. The hazardous area dossier is effectively a vehicle log book but pertinent to electrical equipment installed in hazardous areas of plant. The information contained in the dossier is a log of the electrical equipment from when it was installed  through to present detailing area classification details, equipment name plate details, protection technique and equipment and installation details. Whilst it is the responsibility of the owner /occupier to maintain the hazardous area dossier, more often than not they do not have the appropriately trained or skilled personnel within the business, so a contractor would be engaged to take care of their requirements.

Recent changes to the standards for explosive atmospheres electrical installations inspections, design selection, erection and maintenance require updates to the dossier inspection sheet from previous standards. Hazardous Area Solutions are able to take care of the installation, maintenance, repair, audits and statutory requirements as outlined in AS/NZS 60079.14:2017 electrical design selection and erection,  AS/NZS 60079.17:2017 installation inspection and maintenance. The advantage for using Hazardous Area Solutions to take care of your HA installations is it frees up personnel to focus on the core business. Hazardous Area Solutions are flexible and adaptable to suit your onsite requirements with experience from cable installation, selection of devices, terminations and audits thru to project management.

Please contact Rob at Hazardous Area Solutions to find out more and talk to us about how we can help your business.


Estimator with experience in industrial and hazardous environments. Interested in the advances and affordability of new technologies and implementing them for our clients.