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Goutam Das

Certification Specialist
Home and Commercial
CSA Group

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Adam Garner

Hazardous Locations
CSA Group

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IEC 60079-11 Edition 7:
Navigating Changes in Intrinsic Safety Standards for Electrical Equipment in Explosive Atmospheres


Manufacturers and users of electrical equipment in explosive atmospheres face significant challenges in ensuring that their equipment is designed, tested, and certified to meet the latest safety standards. 

The IEC 60079-11 Edition 7 is an intrinsic safety standard that specifies the requirements for the design, construction, testing, and marking of electrical equipment intended for use in explosive atmospheres. 

This standard plays a crucial role in ensuring that equipment used in such hazardous locations is safe and reliable. Therefore, it is essential for manufacturers and users to stay up-to-date with the latest changes in the standard. 

By attending this webinar, manufacturers and users can gain a better understanding of the new requirements and how they may impact their products and processes.

During the webinar we will:

  • Review the evolution of IEC 60079-11 from Edition 6 to Edition 7
  • Gain an overview of IEC 60079-11 Edition 7 and of key changes from Edition 6
  • Learn the implications of the changes for manufacturers
  • Discover best practices for complying with the new standard edition, including testing and certification requirements

Speakers' Bio:

Goutam Das, with 15 years of experience in assessing and testing electrical and electronics equipment intended to be used in the hazardous atmosphere. He has extensive knowledge of UKEx, ATEX, IECEx, and cCSAus hazardous area approvals for gas and dust atmospheres, provides project mentoring and technical review, and works with customers in the design stage to ensure requirements of applicable standards are met.

Adam Garner has been a part of CSA Group since 2006 and holds extensive experience in various roles various roles within hazardous location portfolio . He is currently responsible for Industrial and commercial activities across the EMEA region.

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