Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002. (Comprising the ATEX 100 & ATEX 137 Directives)
This applies to all operations that use flammable substances (gases liquids powders)
To comply with the regulations, you need to:
Identify where flammable atmospheres may occur (Hazardous Area Classification)
Identify sources of ignition
Evaluate consequences of an explosive eventDetermine the Basis of safety.
Evaluate consequences of an explosive event
The principle DSEAR consultant is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers, a registered Professional Process Safety Engineer and a Chartered member of Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.
The services we perform are:
DSEAR Gap audit/compliance audit
DSEAR/ATEX risk Assessment
Explosion Protection Document (EPD)
Integration into current Management Systems to avoid replication
Other related Services in the Process Safety competence is
HAZAN (Fault tree analysis)
LOPA (Layer of Protection Analysis