The ExTA Newsletter - Edition 1

Monday, 13 April 2015


Welcome to the first edition of the ExTA Newsletter!

Please find below some of the latest updates from the ExTA community.

Message from the Chairman

Hello and welcome to the first issue of the ExTA newsletter. As all of you may already know, ExTA has been formed from members drawn from within the hazardous area industries groups. Read more


ExTA Background & Challenges

Since the 1990s there has been a significant expansion in the standardsand an array of regulatory changes related to hazardous areas. Not just in Australia but overseas as well. Read more


History of the Australian Hazardous Area Equipment Certification Scheme

There are various authorities in Australia and New Zealand concerned with the safety of electrical installations in hazardous areas. Read more


Differences between explosion protected electrical equipment and components

It's been noted that certain service facilities have been purchasing empty flameproof enclosures and supplying 'new' explosion protected equipment. Read more


Machine Safety

The ancient Greek story of Icarus and his father, Daedalus, tells of a master craftsman who made wings from feathers and wax, designed such that a man could wear them and fly. Read more


Dust - explosion protection

Powders or dust like substances are processed or are by-products of the production process in many industries. Read more



Join in on the conversation - The ExTA Online Forum

The ExTA forum is now live and online, so be sure to join in and have your say! 

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