Draft Details

Designation:CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60079-0:15
Review start date:Apr 3, 2017
Review end date:Jun 2, 2017
Contact email:suzanne.gobeil(at)csagroup.org
Draft Scope/Description:

1       Scope

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The requirements of the IEC 60079 series of Standards cover protection with respect to explosion hazard only. The CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60079 series of Standards (based on the adoption of corresponding IEC Standards) is to be used in conjunction with other applicable Standards containing the appropriate electrical safety requirements for general use equipment. This Standard covers products that are intended to be installed or used in accordance with CSA C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.

Group I electrical equipment intended for use in mines susceptible to firedamp is regulated by the provinces and territories of Canada. Such types of equipment (e.g., caplights) should be referred to the respective authority having jurisdiction.

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