ATEX refers to the hazard of explosive atmospheres occurring in the workplace due to the presence of flammable gasses or combustible dust mixed in air, which can give rise to the risk of explosion.

The Introduction to ATEX training course is designed to give a participant knowledge on the EU ATEX directives, applicable legislation and how to identify, classify and manage ATEX areas of their workplace.

This half day course is intended for anyone responsible for process safety in ATEX areas, including Safety Officers, Process Engineers, Technicians Engineering Managers, Production Managers & EHS Managers.

  • Legal requirements w.r.t. ATEX
  • Hazardous Area Classification
  • Equipment selection
  • Types of protection
  • Design considerations
  • Maintenance & Inspection
  • Questions and Answers

On completion of the course, attendees will understand:

  • The requirements of the ATEX Directive and the General Application Regulations
  • What steps need to be taken to achieve compliance
  • What flammability data is required
  • How to identify hazardous areas
  • How to identify potential ignition sources
  • How to mitigate explosion hazards

An LCE Certificate of completion awarded to each participant on successful completion of course.

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