Are the standards the Dossier were written to still current?
Has there been amendments?
Has the Dossier been changed to reflect changes
Does the dossier include-
Purpose and function
Classification Principles and Methods
Dust characteristics of material handled
Does it include all dust types handled on the site?
Minimum Dust Layer Ignition Temperature (Degrees Celsius)
Minimum Dust Cloud Ignition Temperature (Degrees Celsius)
Temperature Class (T-Rating)
Minimum Dust Cloud Ignition Energy (mJ)
Combustibility Rating (BZ)
Conductive/Non Conductive Dust
Explosion Rating (St)
Definitions to results
Does the Dossier contain all required info about Dust Characteristics?
Classification report sheets
Are the results of the report sheets well defined
Do all areas have classification report sheets?
Report sheet requirements
People who classified
Site address, Installation Name, Location Description, Date
Source of release
Enclosure or Room confinement
Dust Layer (Present to time of classification)
Housekeeping (visible during classification)
Zone Classification Of Area
Extent of zone (in comment form)
Dust Layer Identification
Does classification report include all its requirements?
Are there Classification drawings included or linked?
If linked Where?
Have drawings been sited
Drawing must include
Equipment location by number
Temperature ratings of areas
Areas identified by zone hatching As per clause ? As/Nzs 60079.14
Does drawing include all required info?
Has all equipment used been identified?
Required equipment info
Manufactures part number?
Ex certificate number
Are risk assessments done for non compliant equipment?
Are risk assessment attached or linked?
Are certificates included or linked?
Certificates must be IECEx , AUSEx or ANZEx
Date of expiry ?
Are they assigned a dossier equipment number?
Does it include all required info?
Does dossier include an intrinsic system?
Are intrinsic systems recorded?
Has there been any maintenance
Have records been included?
Year of last maintenance
Have there been any audits or inspections?
Have records been included?
Year of last inspection
Are circuits identified and mapped
Have there been changes to circuits or new circuits run?
Audit has been carried out to the best of my ability to Queensland Electrical Safety Act 2002, AsNzs 3000:2007 for Dust Hazardous areas. This audit is of the dossier only and does look at installation or equipment selection.
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