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Brexit continues to amaze 04 July 2023

Every two months, SGS Baseefa Technical Manager Ron Sinclair MBE gives his perspective on the latest developments in the world of standards. This month he revisits the advice being given by the UK government about the continuing acceptability of CE marked ATEX certified equipment for installation in Great Britain....

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Safety concepts for hydrogen 06 June 2023

Every two months, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold, IECEx Chairman 2014-2019, provides an update on developments within the organisation. This month, Thorsten discusses how adequate risk awareness for handling hydrogen needs to be adopted through targeted training and learning....

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Face-to-face, hybrid or remote 16 May 2023

Every two months, SGS Baseefa Technical Manager Ron Sinclair MBE gives his perspective on the latest developments in the world of standards. This month he discusses IEC TC31's two-week series of meetings in Sydney, Australia....

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Environmental certification via IECQ 04 April 2023

Every two months, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold, IECEx Chairman 2014-2019, provides an update on developments within the organisation. This month, Thorsten discuss the recent development of a verification service for tracking a product's carbon footprint....

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“State of the art” 07 March 2023

Every two months, SGS Baseefa Technical Manager Ron Sinclair MBE gives his perspective on the latest developments in the world of standards. This month he discusses harmonised standards and making sure you always work to the "state of the art"....

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An incentive for the constant improvement of standardisation processes 31 January 2023

Every two months, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold, IECEx Chairman 2014-2019, provides an update on developments within the organisation. This month Thorsten disputes the repeated criticism that standardisation organisations are slow and cumbersome....

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Intrinsic Safety moves forward 06 January 2023

Every two months, SGS Baseefa Technical Manager Ron Sinclair MBE gives his perspective on the latest developments in the world of standards. This month he discusses the 7th Edition of IEC 60079-11....

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An encouraging restart after the pandemic 06 December 2022

Every two months, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Arnhold, IECEx Chairman 2014-2019, provides an update on developments within the organisation. This month, Thorsten discusses the IEC's return to an in-person general meeting and the discussions that took place. ...

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Hazardous area certification and the phasing out of ATEX certificates 23 November 2022

In this opinion piece, C&P Engineering Service’s Principal C&I Engineer and Technical Director Tal Hopkins shares his views after the UK government announced a further extension to the UK Conformity Assessment (UKCA) deadline....

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Some updates 01 November 2022

Every two months, SGS Baseefa Technical Manager Ron Sinclair MBE gives his perspective on the latest developments in the world of standards. This month, Ron provides some updates on his last column regarding UKCA marking....

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