IOSH Explosion Safety Management - Chris Mee Group

IOSH Explosion Safety Management Training Course

IOSH Explosion Safety Management – Intro course

IOSH Explosion Safety Management Course Details

To give an understanding of:

• Health and safety responsibilities. In regard to explosion hazards
• The EU ATEX directives 94/9/EC and 99/92/EC (100a and 137). Furthermore, understanding how to comply with them in the workplace
• Hazardous area classification, ATEX risk assessments. As well as, the preparation of an explosion protection document.
Duration: 1-Day
                                                                                        Participants: Up to 12

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Scheduled Venues, Dates & Prices

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IOSH Introduction to Explosion Safety Management - Online - Instructor Led Webinar, 18th July 2023

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Who Is This Course Intended For?

Those who manage explosion risks on site. Those who wish to increases their awareness of explosion safety.



Course Objectives

• Outline the requirements of the ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU and 99/92/EC (100a and 137)
• Explain why management of explosive materials is necessary. While also, discussing historical explosions.
• Outline the requirements for employers to achieve compliance. Give detailed examples of organisational controls. As well as technical controls.
• Explain flammability data and flammable atmospheres
• Describe how hazardous areas are identified and zoned
• Highlight the steps in an ATEX risk assessment
• Describe how to select equipment for ATEX zones
• Outline the contents of an Explosion Protection Document


Written Test

Course Programme

• Introduction and course objectives
• ATEX Directives
• Explosions – Why manage?
• ATEX awareness
• What is an explosion and pressure effects
• Flammable atmospheres and ignition sources
• Physical characteristics
• Vapour clouds and explosion
• Explosion characteristics of dusts and liquids
• Introduction to explosion risk assessment
• Ignition sources
• Ignition risk assessment (Mechanical)
• Hazardous area classification zoning and the impact of ventilation
• Hazardous area zones for dusts and solvents
• Organisational control measures
• Technical control measures
• Selecting equipment for explosive atmospheres
• Explosion protection document
• ATEX identification

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