Standard on Explosion Prevention Systems
|Publication Date:||1 January 2008|
This standard shall cover the minimum requirements for installing systems for the prevention of explosions in enclosures that contain flammable concentrations of flammable gases, vapors, mists, dusts, or hybrid mixtures.
This standard shall provide basic information for design engineers, operating personnel, and authorities having jurisdiction.
To meet a minimum level of reliability, explosion prevention and control systems designed and installed in accordance with the requirements of this standard shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) Design system verification through testing
(2) Third-party inspection and approval of protection systems by an internationally recognized testing laboratory for the function intended, as specified in Chapters 7 through 14.
(3) Management of change
(4) Regular testing and maintenance
(5) Commissioning tests
(6) Design documentation