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Dust Explosions: How to Demonstrate DSEAR/ATEX Compliance: A one day course at the University of Greenwich campus in Kent, UK. Course date: 17 April 2013

This course gives an introduction to the subject and the simple measures that can be taken to reduce the hazard of a dust explosion. It includes a brief overview of current legislation and the safety precautions required to demonstrate compliance and provide a safe working environment for employees.
Course content
oUK dust explosion statistics
oWhat is an explosion?
oStandard explosion tests
oGeneric vs actual test data
oHazardous area zoning – 20, 21 & 22
oFundamentals of DSEAR risk assessment
oExplosion prevention methods
oExplosion protection methods

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