Mitigate risks, learn key requirements, identify hazardous areas and ensure compliance

CPD Workshop – Limited Places!

Date: 11th October 2017

The ATEX Directive highlights what equipment and work environment is allowed in an environment with an explosive atmosphere.

This 1-day CPD certified seminar will highlight and explain the legal and practical requirements outlined in the EU ATEX Directive, and would be highly relevant to anyone who works within an environment where flammable substances are stored or used.

On leaving this course delegates should understand the requirements of the Directive, what permits and procedures are required, and how to ensure compliance. Attendees will also gain a better understanding of how to mitigate hazards, and how to identify potentially hazardous areas and ignition sources. On top of this delegates will receive a full course pack to refer back to at any time, as well as a certificate containing 5 structured CPD points.

Course Content Includes:

  • Overview of Directive and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations 
  • Documentation and permit to work requirements
  • Flammable materials and flammability data
  • Area and zone classification
  • Sources of ignition
  • Explosion protection and prevention
  • Explosion protection documents
  • What steps need to be taken to achieve compliance
  • Identifying hazardous areas
  • How to identify potential ignition sources
  • How to mitigate explosion hazards

This course would be relevant to those responsible for safety in the workplace, as well as Engineering Managers, Maintenance Managers, Fire Officers, Production Managers, EH&S Personnel, Safety Officers and personnel who work in an explosive environment.

On completion you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Hours. Please note certificates are issued only at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full five hours.

Ger Hennessy, Principal Consultant, Veritex

Ger is principal consultant at Veritex, Ireland’s leading ATEX compliance consultancy. Veritex provides ATEX advice, design and verification services to companies across a wide variety of industries including pharma, life sciences, chemical, food and beverage. Veritex also assists engineering companies wishing to achieve compliance on ATEX projects. Ger is chartered electrical engineer with 30 years experience of explosive atmospheres and is Ireland’s only IECEx certified Auditor. Ger also provides design and verification services in the related area of Functional Safety (SIL) in the process industry.

Training Environment:

CMG Professional Training courses take place at our state-of-the-art training facility in the Apex Business Centre situated in the Beacon Quarter of Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18. The CMG Training Centre is accessible by the Luas, (Sandyford line, Stillorgan stop) several bus options and is close to the M50. There are a number of car parks within a three minute walk as well as a range of coffee shops including Starbucks as well as shops and restaurants nearby.

In order to maximize the learning experience, interaction and discussion, numbers are limited per course. A short course assessment may be required before completion.

Date, Time & Venue:

Date: 11th October 2017

Times: 9.30 am to 4.00pm

Venue: Apex Building, Blackthorn Road, Sandyford Dublin 18

Course Cost:

This course costs €375 (2nd Early-bird) normal rate is €425. Includes course documentation and light refreshments. While the course fee does not include lunch, we do provide freshly made sandwiches, nespresso coffee and a range of teas and fresh juice for those who require a light lunch. Alternatively you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops opposite the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.

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