HEI Hazardous Areas Services

HEI specialise in Hazardous Area Installations, Hazardous Area Inspections, Fault Rectification, Maintenance and Supply of Hazardous Area Ex Equipment.

Electrical equipment and installations that fall within explosive gas atmospheres are required to comply with the applicable regulations of the Australian State or Territory.

The general requirements for the selection, installation and maintenance of electrical equipment for explosive gas atmospheres are detailed in AS/NZS 60079.

The requirements of this standard are mandatory and are called up in the applicable Acts or Regulations of each State or Territory.

An important requirement of AS/NZS 60079 is to ensure that installations are maintained in a satisfactory condition and shall be subject to Electrical Equipment and Hazardous Areas (Ex) inspections.