Atex01 Dangerous Substances Explosive Atmosphere Regulations

Duration: 1 Day

Participants: Managers, Operators and engineers working in Hazardous Areas.

Maximum number of participants: 12

Aim: To provide the delegate with the knowledge to safely operate, install and maintain mechanical and electrical equipment in compliance with applicable legislation and company procedures.

Objectives: Upon successful completion of the training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the requirements of the ATEX Directives and Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations
  • Understand the Properties of Flammable Materials
  • Understand typical Sources of Ignition
  • Understand the principles of Hazardous Area Zone classifications
  • Understand the risks associated with :-
    • Flammable Substances in storage
    • Handling Flammable/Explosive substances
    • Mechanical and electrical equipment in flammable zones
  • Understand Gas Groups and Temperature Classifications
  • Understand differing types of portable gas monitors, their safe use limitations
  • Understand company Safe Work procedures in Zoned Areas
  • Understand Equipment Marking and Enclosure Types.


  • H&S Legislation, ATEX Directive, DSEAR,
  • Safe Working Procedures
  • Flammable Atmospheres (Guidance on Identification and design and Related Issues)

Methods: Power Point Presentation, Lecture, Assessment, Case Studies

Course Enquiry:

Call 01925 244 144