BS EN ISO/IEC 80079-34:2020

BS EN ISO/IEC 80079-34:2020

Explosive atmospheres. Application of quality systems for ex product manufacture

Status : Current   Published : March 2020



What is this standard about?

It details how the manufacturers of equipment for use in explosive atmospheres should implement and run a quality management system.

Who is this standard for?

It will be relevant to all organizations and professionals working in explosive atmospheres, specifically:

  • Manufacturers and distributors of Ex products 
  • Certification and auditing bodies
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Ex engineers
  • Ex site foremen and inspectors

Why should you use this standard?

It specifies particular requirements and information for establishing and maintaining a quality management system to manufacture ex products in accordance with the certificates.

NOTE: While it doesn’t preclude the use of other quality management systems that are compatible with the objectives of ISO 9001:2015 and which provide equivalent results, the minimum requirements are given in this document.

What’s changed since the last update?

This second edition cancels and replaces the first, published in 2011. The main changes are minor technical revisions. In addition, many clauses have been renumbered and renamed to bring the document in line with ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems. Requirements.

Standard NumberBS EN ISO/IEC 80079-34:2020
TitleExplosive atmospheres. Application of quality systems for ex product manufacture
Publication Date25 March 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 9000, IEC 60050-426, IEC 60079-0, ISO/IEC 80079-34:2011, ISO 9001:2015
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 2859-1, ISO/IEC 17021 (all parts), ISO 2738, ISO 3951-1,

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