Sheltered (or Obstructed Open Area)

Area within or adjoining an open area, which may include a partially open building or structure, where owing to obstruction natural ventilation may be less than in a true open area, and this may enlarge the extent of the hazard zone.

Source: IEC 61892-7, Mobile and fixed offshore units – Electrical installations – Part 7: Hazardous areas. Global Standards

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