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Article archive for CompEx;

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JT Limited launches new CompEx module 09 February 2018

A new module for the CompEx Scheme has been launched by JT Limited, part of the JTL Group, in response to feedback from the industry. That feedback indicated to the CompEx Scheme Committee that there is a gap in skills between the Foundation Unit and the CompEx core competency validation practical units for the Gas & Vapour modules Ex01-04, specifically in the area of installing cable glands and terminating cables. ...

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C&P Engineering Services partners with Gower College to open new CompEx Training Centre in Swansea 09 February 2018

CompEx Training is the recognised global scheme for providing candidates with the essential knowledge and practical skills to enable safe working in potentially explosive atmospheres, whether due to flammable gas, combustible dust or other hazards. The CompEx curriculum includes specific knowledge and practical assessments based upon the IEC 60079 set of standards, including parts 14 & 17....

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CompEx EX11 ‘Non-Electrical’ significantly updated to include a new flange integrity installation assessment 19 May 2017

ExVeritas is now providing a significantly updated CompEx Ex 11 Course that covers the new ‘Ex h’ requirements with a new updated exam and a new pipe integrity practical assessment to prevent against ‘loss of containment’ of flammable materials. ...

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Petrochemical giants first to undertake innovative training at Forth Valley College 07 December 2016

INEOS and Petroineos continue to lead the way in health and safety for the petrochemical and refining industry after becoming one of the first organisations to have its employees undertake the new CompEx Ex14 Responsible Person course available at Forth Valley College. ...

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Compex training from ATEC for competency within potentially Explosive Atmospheres 16 September 2015

There are many standards, regulations and recommended practices used around the globe which attempt to define the requirements for equipment used in potentially explosive atmospheres. The underlying assumption is that the equipment is selected, installed and maintained by personnel who are familiar with the potential hazards and the methods of protection utilized. ...

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Training - Competency in hazardous areas 17 July 2013

Both electrical and non-electrical installations in hazardous areas possess features designed to make them suitable for operations in explosive atmospheres, so it is essential that throughout the life of the installations that the integrity of these features are preserved. ...

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Global electrical and mechanical professionals attend CompEx 2013 30 April 2013

Electrical and mechanical professionals working to ensure safety in hazardous or explosive environments from across the world met for the 9th annual CompEx Best Practice Conference, on April 3 and 4 in Tankersley, South Yorkshire. At the event delegates discussed the latest updates to the IEC Standards, 60079: 10; 60079: 14 and 60079: 17 which CompEx adheres to. ...

EEMUA CompEx certification body receives ISO 17024 UKAS accreditation 18 November 2010

JTL, the company which operates EEMUA’s CompEx scheme, has been accredited by the UK Accreditation Service as a UKAS accredited Certificated Body No 0270, in accordance with the international standard ISO/IEC 17024 (2003) - Conformity assessment – General Requirements for bodies operating certification of persons....

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Hazardous training workshops 30 November 2009

Forth Valley College has officially launched their state-of-the-art hazardous training workshops at their Earls Gate Business Training Centre. The training facilities are now amongst the largest and most modern in Scotland, with two workshops for practical demonstration and assessment....

Keep your personnel safe in potentially explosive atmospheres 19 August 2009

OCS Training Institute has become the only facility in the U.S. accredited to offer international-standard CompEx training and certification for electrical or technical personnel working in potentially hazardous or explosive atmospheres. OCS hazardous electrical area training is designed for all workplaces in which gas, dust or other materials can create hazardous or potentially explosive environments....

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