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Passed EventProcess Safety (Atex Compliance Success) - 4 day

This 4 day Process Safety programme taking place on the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th of September in the Cork Airport Hotel includes workshops and interactive discussions with the course leader. Course contents are listed below. Please note, this course is approved by IChemE for CPD

Day 1

• Legislative background and requirements

• Flammability (fire and explosion) properties of materials

• Hazardous area classification for gases, vapours and liquids

• Hazardous area classification for powders

• Selection of new equipment for use in hazardous areas


Day 2

• Understanding explosions

• Further properties of materials

• Prevention of fires and explosions by control of flammable atmospheres and ignition sources

• Protection against those explosions which could still occur


Day 3

• Fundamentals of static electricity

• Properties of materials relevant to static electricity

• Systematically assessing electrostatic ignition hazards

• Controlling static electricity to avoid fires and explosions

• Problems (as distinct from hazards) due to unwanted static electricity in industry


Day 4

• Incidents and consequences of unsuitable or poorly maintained equipment

• Assessment of mechanical equipment for use in hazardous areas

Event Details

Date 16/09/2019
Time 9.00am - 5pm
Duration 4 days
Location Cork Airport Hotel, Kinsale Road, Cork
Provider Dekra
Number of places 4
Non-member Cost € 1220
Member Cost € 975