Workplace Safety in Explosive Atmosphere

Protect employees against explosion hazards and setting requirements compliance to industry standards

Protect employees against explosion hazards and setting requirements compliance to industry standards

CLASSROOM INSTRUCTOR-LED TRAINING SCHEDULE

  • 16th Dec 2022: Workplace Safety in Explosive Atmosphere
    9 am to 4 pm SGT | 1 Day

ABOUT THE COURSE

Safety is not negotiable. The employer is responsible and should establish a coherent strategy for places where explosive atmospheres may occur to ensure assets and properties are protected according to national law and international standards.

Technical measures on basic principles of risk assessment on explosive atmospheres are required to ensure the proper strategy is in place.

We are here to help and train individuals in your organization on the competence of explosion protection and understanding on national law and international standards.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN FROM THE COURSE?

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand local & international requirements to improve the safety and health protection of workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres
  • Identify hazardous and non-hazardous areas and determine zoning classification
  • Risk and hazards assessment in explosive atmospheres
  • Identify factors to consider in selection of explosion protection equipment
  • Identify acceptance of explosion protection equipment 

Topics to be covered in this course include:

  • Understand safety requirements of workplaces and equipment used in explosive atmospheres (ATEX 1999/92/EC)
  • Safety Case Assessment Guide by MoM 
  • Principle in regulation and management of safety-critical and safety-involved system - ALARP
  • Risk and ignition hazard assessment
  • Zoning Classification, based on IEC 60079 standards
  • Ex equipment & installation
  • Inspection of Ex installation
  • Repair & Maintenance of Ex equipment

WHAT IS THE COURSE METHODOLOGY?

Participants will learn through lectures, case studies, group exercises and discussions. 

WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?

This course is specially designed for:

  • Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) officer
  • Explosion Protection Practitioner 
  • Industries: Shipyard, Process plant, Refinery, Food Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry

Prerequisite: N/A

WHO IS THE COURSE ADVISOR?

  • Mr. Tan Heng Khoon, Principal Engineer, Explosion Protection

Mr. Tan Heng Khoon has acquired in-depth knowledge of various testing and evaluation techniques to certify products achieving the highest level of safety and performance. His expertise includes testing and certification of explosion protection equipment and machines, testing laboratory processes, and conducting facility inspections in potentially hazardous areas. He is an auditor of QAN/QAR certification for facilities requiring IEC 80079-34 compliance. Heng Khoon is authorized for inspection according to IEC 60079-14 and -17 and the requirements of the Directive ATEX 1999/92/EC.

  • Mr. Wally Ang, Senior Engineer, Explosion Protection

Mr. Wally Ang worked in the explosion protection industry for 12 years. He was working with manufacturers of explosion protection equipment and was responsible as an electrical engineer and production engineer to support the product design and support for production processes. Trained and certified by Germany headquarters, Wally was responsible for quality assurance, working on product verification for explosion protection equipment in regional sectors. He has prior experience with clients in various industries, including fabrication yards, process industry, refineries etc.

 

  • What are the benefits of enrolling in this course?
    • World-class training – by learning from TÜV SÜD’s industry experts and training specialists
    • Interactive learning style – with interactive format such as lectures, illustrations and simulations are used
    • Networking opportunity – where you can meet and build network with like-minded individuals at our instructor-led training
    • Gain a competitive edge – by getting trained by experts known in the fields

 

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