PLC-controlled lighting and alarm system and explosive hazardous area compliance


GPA provided specialist services for the “DSTG Project” at the Edinburgh facility, including; supply, configuration and commission of a networked PLC controlled lighting and alarm systems plus hazardous area compliance equipment supply, inspection, installation guidance and dossier generation

The hazardous area services involved design for electrical equipment in hazardous areas, Ex-rated electrical equipment supply, assisting electrical installers to achieve compliance in hazardous areas and ultimately producing a customised hazardous area verification dossier for the site.

The areas requiring compliance included; natural gas hazardous areas, explosive hazard areas and REA (Restricted Electrical Area) and was performed in accordance with eDEOP 101 “Department of Defence Explosives Regulations”.