ATEX Basics A

Audience

Our ATEX Basics A training course covers the main outline of ATEX and concerns recognising the risk of explosion. This profile is intended for employees who do not come across risks of explosion on a daily basis, but who work in or for a company with defined Hazardous Areas.

Programme

  • Hazardous substances and explosions
  • Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and ATEX
  • Responsibilities and work permits
  • Characteristics of flammable substances
  • Ignition sources
  • Classification of Hazardous Areas
  • Detection of gas, vapour and oxygen
  • Working safely with explosive atmospheres

Refresher courses

The certificate you obtain is valid for three years. After three years, a one-day refresher course is mandatory in order to keep your knowledge and skills up to date and your certificate valid.

Duration

This is a one-day course.