Ex 000 - Basic knowledge and awareness for entering a location with explosive areas

This "unit of competency" covers the safety obligations and minimum basic knowledge of persons entering a site that has classified areas with a risk of explosion. This requires an understanding of the nature of hazardous areas, restrictions on equipment that may be taken into a hazardous area, and health and safety responsibilities and procedures related to hazardous areas.

Prior Education:
No prior education is required in this competency area.


You have passed the theory exam if you have obtained at least 75% of the number of points

  • Theory: multiple-choice questions and an available time of 30 min.
  • Practical examination: not applicable.

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