This is the second edition of ISO/IEC 80079-34:2018 – Explosive atmospheres — Part 34: Application of quality systems for ex product manufacture. It cancels and replaces the previous 2011 edition with a full technical revision.
All QAR’s (Quality Assessment Reports) and QAN’s (Quality Assurance Notifications) for IECEx and ATEX approvals – new and renewal assessments – will now be conducted in accordance to ISO/IEC 80079-34:2018.
The changes from the previous edition are minor, but the Clause numbering has changed in order to be in line with ISO 9001:2015.
The application of ISO/IEC 80079-34:2018 is intended to cover: