The following draft Standards are available for public comment; the closing date is 20 November 2008:
DR 08193 Explosive atmospheres Part 14: Electrical installation design, selection, and erection (IEC 60079-14, Ed. 4.0 (2007) MOD). Contains requirements for the design, selection, and erection of electrical installations in hazardous areas associated with explosive atmospheres.
DR 08194 Explosive atmospheres Part 17: Electrical installations inspection and maintenance (IEC 60079-17, Ed. 4.0 (2007) MOD). Sets out the procedures for the inspection and maintenance of electrical installations within hazardous areas, where the hazard may be caused by flammable gases, vapours, mists, dusts, or fibres.