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The following projects are currently (2021) being undertaken by  subcommittees of NSAI  Technical Committee 6 (TC6) the committee in NSAI dealing with Equipment for Potentially Explosive Atmospheres. On completion, these projects will  enhance the level of guidance for industry particularly in relation to the State of the Art associated with the latest international standards.

Title

Functional Safety

Scope

To develop Guidance based on I.S. EN 61511 and I.S. EN 61508 series

Committee

Working Group 1

Title

Static

Scope

To develop Guidance based on I.S. EN 60079-32

Committee

Working Group 2

Title

Earthing & Lightning Protection

Scope

To develop Guidance based on I.S. EN 60079-14, I.S. EN 62305 and I.S. 10101

Committee

Working Group 3

Title

Instrumentation

Scope

To develop Guidance based on I.S. EN 60079-11, I.S. EN 60079-14 and I.S. EN 60079-25

Committee

Working Group 4

Title

Explosion Protection Document

Scope

To develop Guidance based on the non-binding guide of good practice for implementing Directive 1999/92/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on minimum requirements for improving the safety and health protection of workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres

Committee

Working Group 5

Title

Non-Electrical Systems

Scope

To develop Guidance based on I.S. EN ISO 80079-36 and I.S. EN ISO 80079-37

Committee

Working Group 6