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ATEX Directives 1999/92/EC & 2014/34/EC

ATEX Directives Training

Training Objective

The aim of the training is to introduce delegates to the fundamentals of both ATEX Directives 1999/92
EC and 2014/34/EC. The course will focus more on the obligations, procedures and practical measures
to be followed for plants in an ATEX environment

Target Groups

Three course variants are available including:

  • Production and Technical Management
  • Technical Personnel in Engineering, Maintenance and Laboratories and Plant Operators
  • Technical Plant Operators

Training Contents

This training deals with the requirements to be considered when specifying, commissioning, operating or maintaining plants in an environment where potentially explosive atmospheres may form.

Topics include:

  • Key obligations of Legislation
  • Steps to be taken to achieve compliance
  • ATEX Rules
  • General workplace fire precautions
  • Fire Explosion Hazards and Risks
  • Hazardous Area Classification
  • Ignition risk and control of ignition sources
  • Explosion Protection Methods
  • Explosion Protection Document (EPD)
  • Case Studies

What you can expect

By the end of the course, the participants will:

  • Understand the regulatory factors governing ATEX classification
  • Understand the markings mandated for specific areas
  • Understand the typical technical and organisation measures to plan and implement work in a hazardous area, including control of ignition sources
  • Understand Management of Change procedures in an ATEX environment

In house at your company

Order numbers
Duration 1 Day
9.00am to 4.30pm
Maximum number of delegates 10
Price On Request
Further informations
Dates and registration
On request

Public Training - Cork

Order numbers
Duration 1 Day
9.00am to 4.30pm
Maximum number of delegates N/A
Price €350 per person
Further informations
Dates and registration

Pilz Ireland
Cork Business and Technology Park, Model Farm Road

Telephone: +353 21 4346535