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Introduction to ATEX Training

Further Information | Course
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20 minutes
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Health & Safety, Hazardous Substances
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Further Information - Introduction to ATEX Training

Description

Who is this course for?

This Introduction to ATEX Training Course is suitable for personnel requiring awareness and understanding of the legislation for safe use of equipment in explosive atmospheres.

Is previous experience required?

You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course.

How will this course benefit me?

This course aims to provide information on the European Directives that set the standard for equipment that is to be used in explosive atmospheres (ATEX)

How will this course benefit my company?

By ensuring you have information on the European Directives that set the standard for equipment that is to be used in explosive atmospheres (ATEX)

What standards are referred to in this course?

Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations of 2002 (DSEAR)

Directive 99/92/EC, (also known as 'ATEX 137' or the 'ATEX Workplace Directive')

Directive 94/9/EC, (also known as 'ATEX 95' or the ‘ATEX Equipment Directive')

Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Regulations of 1996

Is there an assessment?

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Learning Objectives

• Define ATEX

• Explain what is meant by an explosive atmosphere

• Give an overview of the DSEAR

• Identify where explosive atmospheres are commonly found

• Identify key DSEAR requirements

• Explain the DSEAR requirements for classifying hazardous areas

• Explain the DSEAR requirements for equipment and protective systems

• Explain the DSEAR requirements for identifying hazardous areas

• Explain the DSEAR requirements for anti-static clothing

• Explain the DSEAR requirements for verifying overall explosion safety

• Give an overview of the ATEX directives for the supply of equipment and protective systems

Assessment

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

System Requirements

• Internet access - users will need a device with a web browser and internet connection

• System - runs on computers, tablets and mobile devices using Windows 7 and above and MAC OS devices running IOS 11 and above

• Browsers - Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari

• Minimum browser size - none

• Audio - requires device speaker or headphones

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