2 day course
Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations
Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) is a set of regulations concerned with protection against risks from fire, explosion and similar events arising from dangerous substances used or present in the workplace. The regulations apply to employers and the self-employed.
- An overview of the scope and requirements of DSEAR
- Knowledge of the relationship of DSEAR to other statutory regulations
- Knowledge of the application of DSEAR
- The potential consequences of non-conformity
- Criteria to determine a dangerous substance
- What the ATEX directive is and its application
- Basic concepts of electrical protection with respect to dangerous substances within the workplace
- What a potentially explosive atmosphere is and how it can form
- Concepts of area classification
- The effect of electrostatics regarding dangerous substances and potentially explosive atmosphere
The following courses are also available and may complement and build upon the knowledge gained
on the DSEAR course.