ATEX Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007

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The ATEX 137 Directive 1999/92/EC was transposed into Irish law as the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations in 2007 Part 8 Explosive atmospheres at places of work. It requires employers to classify workplaces where exp... Read More

The ATEX 137 Directive 1999/92/EC was transposed into Irish law as the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations in 2007 Part 8 Explosive atmospheres at places of work. It requires employers to classify workplaces where explosive atmospheres may occur into either hazardous or non-hazardous places. Those places identified as hazardous must be classified into zones, and specific prevention measures detailed in the Regulations must be applied.

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What's covered?

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  • Overview of Directive and the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, Part 8.
  • Organisational and training requirements
  • Documentation and permit to work requirements
  • Flammable materials and flammability data
  • Area and zone classification
  • Sources of ignition
  • Explosion prevention and protection
  • Explosion protection documents (EPD)

This course uses practical exercises to highlight gaps in ATEX compliance and to allow participants initiate the risk assessment process.

Who should attend?

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Personnel responsible for process safety in the workplace, Engineering Managers, Production Managers, EH&S Managers.

What will I learn?

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Participants achieve the following learning outcomes from the programme;

  • Understand requirements of the ATEX Directive and Part 8 of the General Application Regulations
  • Identify what procedures and permits to work are required
  • Know the steps need to be taken to achieve compliance
  • Know what flammability data is required
  • Identify hazardous areas
  • Identify potential ignition sources
  • Understand how to mitigate explosion hazards
  • Understand the content of an Explosion Protection Document

Who are the tutors?

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Duration
1 training day
Course Times
9.00am - 5.00pm
Price
€450

(includes course documentation, lunch and refreshments)

Delivery Mode
This programme is available In-House and on certain Public dates

ATEX Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007

Duration: 1 dayPublic Price: €450
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