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Document ID (ISN)57480
CIS number 92-279
ISBN(s) 0-471-92159-9
Year 1991
Convention or series no. Model Code Safe Practice Petroleum Industry Part 1
Institute of Petroleum
Title Electrical safety code
Bibliographic information John Wiley and Sons Ltd., Baffins Lane, Chichester, West Sussex PO22 9SA, United Kingdom, 6th ed., Mar. 1991. 46p. Illus. Ref.
Abstract This Code forms Part 1 of the Institute of Petroleum Model Code of Safe Practice in the Petroleum Industry. Contents: types of protection for electrical apparatus for use in hazardous areas; selection of electrical apparatus according to zone of risk, temperature classification and environmental conditions; certification and marking of apparatus; installation requirements; inspection, maintenance and testing; earthing and bonding for electrical systems and for structures, process and other non-electrical plant (protection against lighting, raido-frequency induction and static electricity); static electricity on personnel. A table lists properties of some flammable substances along with the temperature class of suitable apparatus.
Descriptors (primary) hazardous locations; United Kingdom; petroleum and natural gas industry; electrical safety; electrical equipment
Descriptors (secondary) flammable limits; earthing; flammable substances; flashpoints; maintenance; explosive atmospheres; selection of equipment; list of chemical substances; explosion-proof electrical equipment; approval; inspection; marking; directive; comment on standard; static electricity
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry