2018 NFPA 70: HAZARDOUS (CLASSIFIED) LOCATIONS

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In North America, the most widely used hazardous location classification system is defined by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Publication 70, National Electric Code (NEC) in Articles 500 to 506. The type of hazardous substances that is or may be present in the air in quantities sufficient to produce explosive or ignitable mixtures is specified. This program is developed to improve participant’s ability to use NFPA codes and Standard to recognize and reduce the hazards of employing electrical equipment in classified areas. The seminar will be broken down into two Modules within 1 day.

Each On-Site Seminar Participant Will Receive:

  • Copy of:
    • National Electric Code (NEC), 2017
    • NFPA 496: Purged and Pressurized Enclosures for Electrical Equipment
    • NFPA 497: Recommended Practice for the Classification of Flammable Liquids, Gases, or Vapors and of Hazardous (Classified) Locations for Electrical Installations in Chemical Process Areas
    • NFPA 499: Recommended Practice for the Classification of Combustible Dusts and of Hazardous (Classified) Locations for Electrical Installations in Chemical Process Areas
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Full Plated Lunch (Vegetarian Lunch is Available per Requests)
  • Break Snacks and Beverages
  • A Certificate of Attendance
  • 7 Professional Development Hour Credits

 

Attendance limited to the first 75 registrants. Registrations will not be accepted without payment. Registration will be available the morning of the event if space is available. For Questions Please email Westmore Bowman at Westmore.Bowman@ASCOpower.com

 

 



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  • 401 West Lake Street
  • Northlake, Illinois
  • United States 60164
  • Building: Midwest Conference Center
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  • Co-sponsored by Westmore Bowman


  Speakers

Daleep Mohla PE

Topic:

NFPA 70: HAZARDOUS (CLASSIFIED) LOCATIONS

Biography:

Daleep Mohla PE is a Certified NFPA presenter and an IEEE Life Fellow. Daleep graduated with his BS in electrical engineering from West Virginia Institute of Technology and has worked in the electrical consulting industry for over 30 years. Daleep is currently the Principle Consultant at DCM Electrical Consulting Services, inc in Philadelphia. Along with being an avid member of the NFPA, he has held various positions with IEEE and has been awarded on multiple occasions for his dedicated contribution to the electrical industry.





Agenda

ITENERARY:

  • 7:30 - 8:00 am        Registration
  • 8:00 – 12:00 pm      Module 1: Introduction, Definitions, and Area Classifications
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm      Lunch
  • 1:00 – 3:30 pm        Module 2: Methods of Protection in Classified Areas
  • 3:30 – 4:00 pm        Questions 

 

Module 1: Introduction, Definitions, and Area Classifications

Upon completion participants should be able to:

  • Identify NFPA codes and standards that define classified areas and assist in the classification of areas.
  • Explain how the NEC relates to area classification.
  • Determine who is responsible for area classification in a specific installation.
  • Identify the codes or standards that assist in determining the Class, Group and Division of an area.
  • List the general criteria needed to determine the Class and Group of an area.
  • List the general criteria needed to determine the Division of an area.
  • List occupancies or types of installations for which area classification is provided in the NEC.
  • Identify methods of reducing the extent or classification of a classified area.  Upon completion participants should be able to:

Module 2: Methods of Protection in Classified Areas

  • List the methods of protection used in Class I areas, Class II areas, and Class III areas.
  • Select or specify electrical equipment (luminaires, switches, etc.) given the classification of the area.
  • Select or specify wiring methods given the classification of an area.
  • Explain the purpose of seals in Class I and Class II areas.
  • Identify locations for required seals given specific equipment, the classification of the area and the area boundaries.

 

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Attendance limited to the first 75 registrants. Registrations will not be accepted without payment. Registration will be available the morning of the event if space is available.

Please make checks payable to “IEEE-IAS Chicago Chapter,” and mail with this completed registration form to IEEE-IAS Chicago Chapter Attn: Westmore C. Bowman @ ASCO Power Technologies – 3S701 West Avenue, Suite 300 | Warrenville, IL 60555.