ATEX / DSEAR

CompEx Training Courses for Electricians Working in Hazardous Areas

31 October 2010

CompEx Training for Electricians to comply with ATEX and DSEAR Legislation Recent legislation (ATEX Directive & DSEAR) has made it mandatory for all personnel working in potentially hazardous or explosive areas to receive relevant training and to be deemed competent to do so. Electricians must be also suitably qualified to comply with the Electricity at Work Regulations […]

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Terminating Cables in Hazardous Areas

28 October 2010

Special attention needs to be paid to increased safety in hazardous areas.  Cables and electrical equipment which are to be terminated or installed in potentially hazardous or explosive locations need to be carefully selected.  Any possibility of equipment introducing an ignition source or flash voltages must be omitted and ATEX & DSEAR saftey regulations must […]

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ATEX and DSEAR

21 September 2010

ATEX and DSEAR When working in hazardous areas it is important to be aware of the risks of potentially explosive atmospheres and explosions which could be caused by flammable gasses. There are two EU ATEX directives regarding the protection of employees from explosion risk in hazardous areas with a potentially explosive atmospheres.  These are ATEX […]

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