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ATEX offices

Click the link to visit ATEX offices 

 

ATEX German Head office
 

ATEX USA office
 

ATEX Australia office
 

ATEX France
 

ATEX Italy
 

ATEX Austria
 

ATEX Spain
 

 

Legislation:

ATEX 95 Directive: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/mechanical/documents/legislation/atex/index_en.htm
ATEX 95 Guidance
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/mechanical/files/atex/guide/atexguidelines_june2009_en.pdf
ATEX Standardization
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/mechanical/documents/standardization/atex/
ATEX 137 Directive 1999/92/EC
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2000:023:0057:0064:EN:PDF
ATEX137 Non-binding Guide of Good Practice
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=COM:2003:0515:FIN:EN:PDF
Dangerous Substances and Explosives Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) 2002 No. 2776, DSEAR
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2002/2776/contents/made
Short guide to the DSEAR see “Safe Handling of Combustable dusts"
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/hsg103.pdf
Approved Codes of Practice ACOP's insert the word “DSEAR”
http://books.hse.gov.uk/hse/public/saleproducts.jsf

 

Forums and information:

SHAPA Solids Handling and Processing Equipment
http://www.shapa.co.uk/

The GESTIS-DUST-EX database presently contains combustion and explosion characteristics of 4605 materials.
http://bgia-online.hvbg.de/STAUBEX/explosuche.aspx?lang=e

Chemical Safety Board USA
http://www.csb.gov/videoroom/videos.aspx?cid=1&F_All=y

European Safety Management Group
http://www.esmg.org

Intercontinental Association of Experts for Industrial Explosion Protection
http://www.ind-ex.info/contact.html

Institute of Chemical Engineers
http://www.icheme.org/

HazardEx UK and Hazardous Area International
http://www.hazardexonthenet.net/about.aspx

Ility incident reports
http://www.saunalahti.fi/ility/IncidentHistory.htm#Detailed

Combustible Dust Policy Institute Blog
http://www.combustibledust.com

 

Accreditation

UKAS - www.ukas.com

 

Associations

Electrical Contractors Association - www.eca.co.uk
National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting - www.niceic.org.uk

 

ATEX notified bodies

Sira Certification - www.siracertification.com
Baseefa - www.baseefa.com
Intertek - www.intertek.com
BSI - www.bsi-global.com
TRaC - www.tracglobal.com

 

Certification

IECEx Scheme - www.iecex.com
ATEC Training & Certification Services - www.ateccertification.com

 

Government

US Chemical Safety Board - www.chemsafety.gov
Environmental Agency - www.environment-agency.gov.uk

 

Consultants:

Inburex
http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~inburex/contact.htm

Gexcon
http://www.gexcon.co.uk/

Phoenix Loss Prevention Ltd
http://www.phoenixlp.co.uk/

Chilworth Technology
http://www.chilworth.co.uk/

Haztech Consultants
www.haztechconsultants.com

 

Ireland specific

CMSE Ireland
http://www.cmse.ie/
European Agency for Health and Safety at Work-
www.osha.europa.eu/OSH

FETAC-
 http://www.fetac.ie/fetac/

Health & Safety Authority
www.hsa.ie

Health & Safety Review
- www.healthandsafetyreview.ie

Institute of Environment Management and Assessment
www.iema.net

IOSH
www.iosh.co.uk

NISO
www.niso.ie

Rospa -
www.rospa.com