Designing Electrical equipment for safety and compliance with the European Low Voltage Equipment (safety) Directive (the LVD) - 1 day

Overview list of contents…

  1. What do we mean by safe?
  2. Non-CE marking safety directives 
  3. Complying with the Low Voltage Directive
  4. Complying with the Machinery Safety Directive (MSD)
  5. Design and test for intrinsic safety (shock, fire, etc.)
    (Section 5 is the major part of this course)
    • Using the most relevant safety standards
    • Single-fault safety
    • Electrical shock hazards
    • Energy hazards
    • Fire hazards
    • Heat related hazards
    • Mechanical hazards
    • Other hazards
    • Choosing and using components
    • Wiring, supply and construction
    • Markings and manuals
    • Type testing
    • Routine production tests
    • Special national conditions
    • Special safety techniques
  6. Design and test for functional safety
  7. Some safety resources

A more detailed list of contents is available on request.

Applying EN 61010-1 for compliance with the European Low Voltage Equipment (safety) Directive (the LVD) - 1 day

Overview list of contents…

  1. What do we mean by safe?
  2. Complying with the Low Voltage Directive
  3. The scope of EN 61010-1:2001
  4. Designing for safety, by applying EN 61010-1:2001 (Section 4 is the major part of the material of this course)
    • Electric shock protection (clause 6)
    • Mechanical hazards (clause 7)
    • Shock and impact (clause 8)
    • Fire protection (clause 9)
    • Temperature limits and heat resistance (clause 10)
    • Fluids protection (clause 11)
    • Radiation and sound (clause 12)
    • Gases, explosion, implosion (clause 13)
    • Components (clause 14)
    • Interlocks (clause 15)
    • Measuring circuits (clause 16)
    • Marking (clause 5)
    • Type tests (clause 4)
    • Routine tests (Annex F)
  5. Some safety resources

A more detailed list of contents is available on request.

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