Introduction to safe operations in potentially explosive environments for managers and supervisors


This course is an appreciation of working in potentially hazardous atmospheres that is aimed at supervisors and managers of industry identifying the roles and responsibilities they have in relation to the sta protection concept. It is a theory course so doesn’t include any practical elements. The training will provide a clear understanding of the dangers and have the appreciation for working in explosive atmospheres. No prior knowledge of the requirements for working in explosive atmospheres is required for participation of this course.


Course content:

Introduction to types and methods of protection


• Health and safety

• Skills competency

• Substitution, mitigation and control

• Signage

• D.S.E.A.R. :The Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002

Equipment for use in hazardous areas

• Flammable atmospheres

• Characteristics of Dusts, gases and vapours

Hazardous areas for both electrical and non electrical

• The basics

• Isolation – gas free certi-cates and hot work

• IEC EX service approval

• Permitted and restricted modi-cations

• Control of ignition sources

Training structure requirements to implement in your organisation to meet legislative guidance

• What training do I need?

• What training do my employees need?

For more information, please contact:

Scunthorpe - 03303 331501

Please note:
Places are not reserved until confirmed by HETA.
HETA reserve the right to cancel this course if there are insufficient numbers
ALL of our course quotes are exclusive of VAT

Length: 1 Day


Individual Price: £200