IECEx Operational Documents

Operational Documents supplement the Rules of Procedure and are for use within the IECEx System and Schemes. In order to assist users navigate the table of Operational Documents listed below they have now been categorised as follows:

  • General - Applicable to more than one Scheme throughout the IECEx System
  • Equipment Certification Scheme - IECEx 02 –  Rules of Procedure
  • Certified Service Facilities Scheme - IECEx 03 - Rules of Procedure
  • Conformity Mark Licensing System - IECEx 04 - Regulations
  • Personnel Competencies Scheme - IECEx 05 - Rules of Procedure

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ExTAG/247A/Inf      Significant changes between the ISO/IEC 80079-34 and OD 005-1

The above document has been added to this page to assist both IECEx Certification Bodies and manufacturers.

OD001

General Document

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OD 001 IECEx Membership: Countries, ExCBs and ExTLs is now available in electronic format at Members Area


Current IECEx Operational Documents

Personnel Competencies Scheme

  • Document No.
    Date Posted
    Protected
    Title
  • 26-10-2017
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    IECEx Scheme for Certification of Personnel Competence for Explosive Atmospheres - IECEx Recognised Training Provider Program (Ed.3.0)
    IECEx OD521 Ed3.0 RLV
  • 16-09-2014
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    Guidance on the use of the IECEx Certificates of Personnel Competence Scheme’s Assessment Question Bank by ExCBs( 1st Edition)
    Translated Version: PT [Portuguese Version]
  • 14-08-2014
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    Site Re-Assessment Report for Assessment of IECEx Candidate and Accepted Ex Certification Bodies (ExCBs) for the IECEx 05 Certificate of Personal Competencies Scheme (CoPC)
    Translated Version: PT [Portuguese Version]
  • 16-09-2014
    N
    IECEx Scheme for Certification of Personnel Competence for Explosive Atmospheres – Specification for Units of Competence Assessment Outcomes (3rd Edition)
    Translated Version: PT [Portuguese Version]
  • 26-10-2017
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    IECEx Scheme for Certification of Personnel Competence for Explosive Atmospheres - ExCB Procedures for issuing and maintaining IECEx Certificates of Personnel Competencies (Ed.4.1)
    OD503 Ed4.1 RLV
  • 30-09-2016
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    IECEx Scheme for Certification of Personnel Competence for Explosive Atmospheres –
    Application for an IECEx Certificate of Personnel Competence (CoPC) and an IECEx Ex Facility Orientation Certificate (EFOC) - documentation and information requirements
    IECEx OD 502 Ed3.0 RLV
    Translated Version: PT Portuguese Version Ed.3
    Translated Version: PT Portuguese Version Ed.3 RLV
  • 26-10-2017
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    IECEx Scheme for Certification of Personnel Competence for Explosive Atmospheres – Assessment procedures for IECEx acceptance of Certification Bodies (ExCBs) for the purpose of issuing and maintaining IECEx Certificates of Personnel Competence (CoPCs) (Ed 3.1)
    IECEx OD501 Ed3.1 RLV
  • 09-11-2015
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    Guidance on Use of the IECEx Internet based “On-Line” Certificate of Conformity System Part 5: Creating IECEx Certificates of Personnel Competence CoPCs Ed1.1

Conformity Mark Licensing System

  • Document No.
    Date Posted
    Protected
    Title
  • 05-02-2014
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    Rules and Procedures for the granting of Licenses to issue and use the IECEx Conformity Mark (This document has been issued using the new agreed numbering system. It replaces OD022 )
  • 03-04-2008
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    Terms and Conditions for use of the IECEx Conformity Mark
  • 19-01-2015
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    Guidance on Use of the IECEx Internet based “On-Line” Certificate of Conformity System Part 4: Creating IECEx Conformity Mark Licenses

Certified Service Facility Scheme

  • Document No.
    Date Posted
    Protected
    Title
  • 06-11-2017
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    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme – Part 5: Repair, overhaul and reclamation of Ex equipment. Assessment procedures for IECEx acceptance of Candidate Certification Bodies (ExCBs) for the purpose of issuing IECEx Certificates to Ex Service Facilities involved in the repair, overhaul and reclamation of Ex equipment. Ed. 1.1
    IECEx OD 316 5 Ed1.1 RLV
  • 06-11-2017
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    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme –Part 4: Ex inspection and maintenance Assessment procedures for IECEx acceptance of Candidate Certification Bodies(ExCBs) for the purpose of issuing IECEx Certificates to Ex Service Facilities providing Ex installations related services. Ed. 2.0 IECEx OD 316 4 Ed2.0 RLV
  • 19-08-2013
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    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme –
    Part 3: Ex installation and initial inspection
    Assessment procedures for IECEx acceptance of Candidate Certification Bodies (ExCBs) for the purpose of issuing IECEx Certificates to Ex Service Facilities providing Ex installation and initial inspection service IECEx (1 MB)
  • 19-08-2013
    N
    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme –Part 2: Selection of Ex equipment and design of Ex installations Assessment procedures for IECEx acceptance of Candidate Certification Bodies (ExCBs) for the purpose of issuing IECEx Certificates to Ex Service Facilities providing selection of Ex equipment and design of Ex installations related services (1 MB)
  • 19-08-2013
    N
    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme –
    Part 5: Repair, overhaul and reclamation of Ex equipment
    Additional requirements for IECEx Service Facilities involved in the repair, overhaul and reclamation of Ex equipment Translated Version: PT [Portuguese Version]
  • 07-08-2013
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    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme –Part 5: Repair, overhaul and reclamation of Ex equipment
    Quality Management System requirements for IECEx Service Facilities involved in the repair, overhaul and reclamation of Ex equipment IECEx (1 MB)
    Translated Version: PT [Portuguese Version]
  • 06-11-2017
    N
    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme – Part 4: Ex inspection and maintenance
    Quality Management System requirements for IECEx Service Facilities providing Ex installations related services IECEx Ed.2.0
    IECEx OD314 4 Ed2.0 RLV
  • 07-08-2013
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    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme –Part 3: Ex installation and initial inspection
    Quality Management System requirements for IECEx Service Facilities providing Ex installation and initial inspection service IECEx (1 MB)
    Translated Version: PT [Portuguese Version]
  • 07-08-2013
    N
    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme – Part 2: Selection of Ex equipment and design of Ex installations Quality Management System requirements for IECEx Service Facilities providing selection of Ex equipment and design of Ex installations related services
    Translated Version: PT [Portuguese Version]
  • 07-08-2013
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    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme –
    Part 5: Repair, overhaul and reclamation of Ex equipment
    Assessment and Certification of Service Facilities involved in the repair, overhaul and reclamation of Ex equipment – Procedures (1 MB)
  • 06-11-2017
    N
    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme – Part 4: Ex inspection and maintenance
    Assessment and Certification of Service Facilities providing Ex installations related services – Procedures. Ed. 2.0
    IECEx OD313 4 Ed2.0 RLV
  • 07-08-2013
    N
    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme – Part 3: Ex installation and initial inspection
    Assessment and Certification of Service Facilities providing Ex installation and initial inspection service – Procedures IECEx
  • 07-08-2013
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    IECEx Certified Service Facilities Scheme – Part 2: Selection of Ex equipment and design of Ex installations
    Assessment and Certification of Service Facilities providing selection of Ex equipment and design of Ex installations related services – Procedures IECEx (1 MB)
  • 21-02-2013
    N
    EASA/AEMT Rewind Study and Good Practice Guide to maintain Motor Efficiency (1.6 MB)
  • 09-11-2015
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    Guidance on Use of the IECEx Internet based “On-Line” Certificate of Conformity System
    Part 3: Creating IECEx Service Facility Certificates of Conformity CoCs

Equipment Scheme

  • Document No.
    Date Posted
    Protected
    Title
  • 30-09-2016
    N
    IECEx Certified Equipment Scheme –
    Guide to Certification of Non-electrical Equipment and Protective Systems
    Translated Version: PT Portugese Version Ed.1
  • 10-02-2017
    N
    IECEx Certified Equipment Scheme - Assessment of Ex “s" Equipment
    Translated Version: PT Portuguese Version Ed.2
    OD 233 Ed 2.0 RLV
  • 08-11-2017
    N
    IECEx Certified Equipment Scheme – IECEx Quality System Requirements for Manufacturers – Audit Checklist Ed 1.0
    IECEx OD 208 Ed1.0 RLV
  • 20-09-2017
    N
    IECEx Assessment Feedback Form
  • 26-10-2017
    N
    IECEx Checklist for the Review of IECEx CoCs, ExTRs, QARs (Ed 1.0)
  • 26-10-2017
    N
    Mid-term Assessment Report Form according to Section 3 of IECEx Operational Document OD 003-2 (Ed 1.0)
  • 01-05-2014
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    Guidance on the definition of ‘manufacturer’ in relation to trade agents’ and ‘local assemblers’
  • 14-11-2017
    N
    IECEx Testing and Assessment Group (ExTAG)
    IECEx Proficiency Testing Program. Ed 2.0
    IECEx OD 202 Ed2.0 RLV
  • 17-06-2014
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    Harmonised CHECK LIST FOR CERTIFICATION BODIES ISO/IEC 17065

    (Note: This document has been issued using the new agreed numbering system and will replace OD 007, the ISO/IEC Guide 65 Checklist, on 15th September 2015. From that date all existing, and applicant, ExCBs will be required to comply with the new ISO/IEC 17065 Standard, using this checklist.)
  • 10-03-2017
    N
    A procedure to generate, discuss, report and publish ExTAG Decision Sheets (2.1)
    IECEx OD 035 Ed2.1 RLV
  • 31-07-2015
    N
    Operational Document - Guidance on the preparation of IECEx Equipment Certificates and Reports covering more than one identifiable item of equipment
  • 16-11-2010
    N
    IECEx Operations Manual – IECEx Unit Verification Certificates
  • 14-11-2017
    N
    Guidelines for the qualification of Lead Auditor and Auditors, in accordance with the IECEx System. Ed. 3.0
    IECEx OD 026 Ed3.0 RLV
  • 14-11-2017
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    Guidelines on the Management of Assessment and Surveillance programs for the assessment of Manufacturer’s Quality System, in accordance with the IECEx Scheme. Ed. 3.1
    IECEx OD 025 Ed3.1 RLV
  • 26-10-2017
    N
    IECEx Rules of Procedure covering testing, or witnessing testing at a manufacturer’s or user’s facility (Ed 2.0 Posted 171026)
    OD 024 Ed2.0 RLV
  • 29-07-2008
    N
    Guidance document for the Assessment of IS equipment and Systems
  • 06-08-2006
    N
    Guidance for the Sampling of Group I Ex d Motors for Testing as Representative of a Range for Certification Purposes
  • 01-08-2013
    N
    Harmonised CHECK LIST FOR TESTING AND CALIBRATION LABORATORIES ISO/IEC 17025
  • 17-05-2017
    N
    Drawing and documentation Guidance for IEC Ex Certification – for use by Manufacturers and ExTLS - Ed 5 Translated Version: PT [Portuguese Version)
  • 22-04-2009
    N
    ExTAG Guide for Application of Uncertainty of Measurement to conformity for laboratory tests carried out under the IECEx System OD 012
  • 22-01-2015
    N
    Guidance on Use of the IECEx Internet based “On-Line” Certificate of Conformity System Part 2: Creating IECEx Equipment Certificates of Conformity CoCs (3MB)
  • 14-11-2017
    N
    Operational Document - Guidance for the development, compilation, issuing and receipt of ExTRs Part 2: Procedures and guidance. Ed 2.0
    IECEx OD 010 2 Ed2.0 RLV
  • 12-09-2014
    N
    Operational Document - Guidance for the development, compilation, issuing and receipt of ExTRs
    Part 1: Development and posting of blank IECEx Test Report (ExTR) Documents
  • 14-11-2017
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    Operational Document - Procedures for the Issuing of IECEx Certificates of Conformity, IECEx Test Reports and IECEx Quality Assessment Reports. Ed. 4.1
    IECEx OD 009 Ed4.1 RLV
  • 20-09-2017
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    Site Assessment Report for Assessment of IECEx Candidate and Accepted Ex Certification Bodies (ExCBs) and Candidate and Accepted Ex Testing Laboratories (ExTLs). (ed.4)
    OD 006 Ed4.0 RLV
  • 30-09-2016
    N
    IECEx Certified Equipment Scheme –
    IECEx Quality System Requirements for Manufacturers –
    Part 3: Supplementary requirements for non-electrical equipment to ISO/IEC 80079-34 Edition 1
    Translated Version: PT Portugese Version Ed.1
  • 20-09-2017
    N
    Assessment Procedures for IECEx acceptance of Candidate Accepted Certification Bodies (ExCBs) and Ex Testing Laboratories (ExTLs) –
    Part 2: Assessment, surveillance assessment and re-assessment of ExCBs and ExTLs operating in the IECEx 02, IECEx Certified Equipment Scheme. (ed.3)
    IECEx OD 003 2 Ed3.0 RLV

General Operational Documents (Applicable to more than one Scheme)

  • Document No.
    Date Posted
    Protected
    Title
  • 12-02-2008
    N
    IECEx Assessor's Guide
  • 16-02-2012
    N
    A Guide for Good Working Practices for the Management of the IECEx System’s Working Groups
  • 25-09-2015
    N
    IECEx Participation and Scheme Fees Ed.7.2
    OD 019 Ed7.2 RLV
  • 06-11-2017
    N
    Guidance on Use of the IECEx Internet based "On-Line" Certificate of Conformity System Part 1: General requirements Ed 5.1
  • 24-02-2004
    N
    Reciprocal arrangements covering exchange of information and meeting participation between ExNB and IECEx
  • 20-09-2017
    N
    Assessment Procedures for IECEx acceptance of Candidate Accepted Certification Bodies (ExCBs) and Ex Testing Laboratories (ExTLs) –
    Part 1: Appointment and Surveillance of IECEx appointed Assessors (ed.2)
    IECEx OD 003 1 Ed2.0 RLV