IEC 60079 Inspections

IEC 60079 Inspections

IEC 60079 Inspections


C&P Engineering Services provide specialist Hazardous Area IEC 60079 inspections and integrated services to organisations across the globe who are involved in maintaining electrical equipment within potentially explosive atmospheres.  We are an international provider of hazardous area IEC inspection, verification, modification, repair and consultancy services.

Our IEC 60079 Inspections

Services include:

  • IEC Inspection of Existing and New Ex Equipment
  • IEC Hazardous Area Inspection Strategy Development & Implementation
  • Compiling Ex Registers and Client Databases
  • Ensuring Verification of all Installed ‘Ex’ Equipment Databases
  • Ensuring Compliance with all Standards and Regulations
  • Gap Analysis and Reporting of Current Ex Inspection Procedures
  • Explosion Protection Documents
  • IEC Installation & Maintenance Project Management
  • IEC Remedial Repairs

We are dedicated to supporting the compliance, performance and integrity of Electrical & Instrumentation assets and construction projects. The company is experienced in technically challenging and highly complex E&I construction project demands – throughout the UK and internationally. Our IEC 60079 inspections are delivered across a wide range of industries, including the Chemical, Steel, Petrochemical, Oil, Gas, Pharmaceutical, Power Generation, Offshore and other Heavy Engineering industries.

IEC 60079 Inspections – Some of our clients include:

Statoil                                                              Cabot Carbon

Schlumberger                                                Zeon Chemicals Europe Ltd

Cameron                                                         Dragon LNG

EnQuest                                                          Huntsman Chemicals

Wood Group Mustang                                  Airbus

BP                                                                     3M

Mi Swaco                                                        Busch

Dow Corning                                                 RWE Npower

BP                                                                     SSE

BOC                                                                 Doosan Babcock

Tata Steel UK Ltd                                          Celsa Manufacturing

Rolls Royce

Track Record & Experience

We have an experienced track record and well referenced contracting history which spans over 4 decades of successfully delivering projects safely, on time and to budget.

Safety, Compliance and Project Performance

Our dedicated E&I  engineering and inspection teams’ interdependent working ethos for operating safely whilst going the extra mile enables us to strive to perform beyond expectation and deliver tangible benefits such as:

– Ensuring our customers’ achieve project performance
– Improvements in safety
– Increased project performance efficiencies
– Extending asset lifecycles
– Delivering value engineering and innovative working solutions
– Safe returns on investment

Delivering High Quality Services

Our organisational emphasis on quality and safety drives everything we do. We leverage skill, talent, experience and insight to deliver superior E&I contracting performance and provide:

– Improvements in the continuity of projects and operations
– Maximising return on investment through minimising downtime
– Delivering construction and maintenance projects safely.

Our inspections are carried out to the standard IEC 60079-17 (The inspection and maintenance of electrical installations standard in hazardous areas) for all our inspections along with the following relevant associated standards.

IEC 60079-0 Part 0: Equipment – General requirements
IEC 60079-1 Part 1: Equipment protection by flameproof enclosures “d”
IEC 60079-2 Part 2: Equipment protection by pressurized enclosures “p”
IEC 60079-7 Part 7: Equipment protection by increased safety “e”
IEC 60079-10 Part 10: Classification of hazardous areas
IEC 60079-11 Part 11: Equipment protection by intrinsic safety “i”
IEC 60079-14 Part 14: Electrical installations in hazardous areas (other than mines)
IEC 60079-15 Part 15: Construction, test and marking of type of protection “n” electrical apparatus

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