Canadian Electric (CE Code)
The general description of hazardous areas and protection types in Canada are presented in Canadian Electric (CE Code) published by CSA. More specific requirements can be found e.g. from several IEEE and UL publications. Electrical equipment used in hazardous locations, classified according to North American rules, must be approved by an authorised body or the manufacturer. The equipment for Division 1, Zone 0 or Zone 1 areas must always be approved by an authorised body e.g. UL, CSA or FM.