Course Title Understanding the international ATEX Directive and the DSEAR Regulations (Explosive Atmospheres Identification and Controls)
Course Duration 2 days
Target Group Suitable for ‘end-users’ and ‘manufacturers’ involved with potentially explosive atmospheres and Ex equipment at every level.
Course Description This program helps delegates to gain a solid understanding of the safety of Ex equipment, current safety legislation and codes of practice. It looks at the types of equipment used, protection types and maintenance of equipment in hazardous areas.
Course topics (brief) ATEX Directive (Overview) , Safety of Personnel in Hazardous Areas

Properties of Flammable Materials, Area Classification (Overview)

Grouping, Temperature Classification & Ingress Protection

Electrical Equipment Protection, Non-Electrical Equipment Protection

Combined Protection, Equipment Marking, Equipment Selection, Categories & EPLs, Flameproof Protection Ex d,

Increase Safety Protection Ex e, Intrinsic Safety Protection Ex i

Pressurised Protection Ex p, Encapsulation Protection Ex m

Non-incendive Protection Type N/n Ex n, Cable Glanding

Installation & Initial Inspection, Periodic Inspection & Maintenance.

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