ATEX Basics B

Audience

Our ATEX Basics B training course is intended for employees who operate, maintain and manage ATEX installations and machines. Profile B focuses on applying the basic principles of explosion protection (ATEX) in practice.

Programme

  • Hazardous substances and explosions
  • Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and ATEX
  • Responsibilities and work permits
  • Characteristics of flammable substances
  • Classification of Hazardous Areas
  • Detection of gas, vapour and oxygen
  • Ignition sources
  • Working safely with explosive atmospheres
  • Explosion proof equipment and requirements
  • Markers
  • Risk Inventory and Evaluation (RI & E)
  • Regulations and guidelines

Refresher courses

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

Duration

This is a two-day course.