Hazardous Area Services

From concept through to completion, we provide competent personnel to assist in engineering design, supply & procurement, installation, commissioning, maintenance & inspection of electrical equipment both onshore & offshore in hazardous areas.

All of our highly competent, certified electrical engineers are Compex trained. Our work is in line with the latest ATEX directives to ensure our clients are up to date with statutory compliance requirements & BS 60079

  • BS EN 60079:2009 Explosive atmospheres. Equipment. General Requirements Part 0
  • BS EN 60079:2007 Explosive atmospheres. Equipment protected by flameproof enclosures "d". Part 1
  • BS EN 60079:2007 Explosive atmospheres. Equipment protected by pressurised enclosures "p". Part 2
  • BS EN 60079:2007 Explosive atmospheres. Equipment protection by increased safety "e". Part 7
  • BS EN 60079:2009 Explosive atmospheres. Classification of areas. Explosive gas atmospheres. Part 10-1
  • BS EN 60079:2009 Explosive atmospheres. Classification of areas. Combustible dust atmospheres. Part 10-2
  • BS EN 60079:2007 Explosive atmospheres. Equipment protection by intrinsic safety "i". Part 11
  • BS EN 60079:2008 Explosive atmospheres. Electrical installations design, selection and erection. Part 14
  • BS EN 60079:2010 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 15: Type of protection 'n'
  • BS EN 60079:2007 Explosive atmospheres. Electrical installations inspection and maintenance. Part 17
  • BS EN 60079:2009 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 18: Construction, test and marking of type of protection encapsulation 'm' electrical apparatus
  • BS EN 60079:2011 Explosive atmospheres. Equipment repair, overhaul and reclamation. Part 19
  • BS EN 60079:2007 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Part 28: Protection of equipment and transmission systems using optical radiation

The ATEX directive is the name commonly given to the two European Directives for controlling explosive atmospheres; describing what equipment and work environment is allowed in a potentially explosive atmosphere.

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