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'Overview of ATEX' half-day seminars

01 July 2014

TÜV-SÜD will hold its next half-day 'Overview of ATEX' seminars on 23 September and 16 October 2014 in Fareham, Hampshire. These seminars have been created for product designers, project managers and those who work in the industries that the ATEX Directive applies to.

The ATEX Directives aim to increase safety within potentially explosive atmospheres. Understanding what an explosive atmosphere is, the types of equipment allowed in explosive atmospheres and knowledge of safety measures to prevent an explosion is essential to enable compliance with the requirements of these Directives.

At the end of the seminar delegates will have:

  • *A basic understanding of ATEX
  • *Knowledge of markings
  • *An understanding of what needs to be done to ensure compliance with the ATEX directive.
Course Content
  • *Introduction to the ATEX Directives
  • *What causes an explosion? Gas/Dust
  • *ATEX Equipment - Electrical/Mechanical Protection
  • *Product Marking
  • *Overview of the related CE Marking Directives
Andrew Holmes is a degree qualified engineer with a wide practical basis and a broad skill set ranging from presentations to full product certification in accordance with Directive 94/9/EC. He has over 7 years experience in the oil and gas industry both as an electrical / mechanical design engineer and more recently in a consultancy role. Over this time Andrew has worked with many companies including Caterpillar INC, MTU, Volvo, Shell, Ranhill Worley Parsons, Schlumberger and Shell to name a few.

Price: £150 + VAT Per Person
Fareham, Hampshire
*23rd September 2014
*16th October 2014

For further information, please click HERE or contact Sandie Houghton by emailing

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