Atex-explosive Atmospheres: Risk Assessment, Control And Compliance by Torben Jespen

Atex-explosive Atmospheres: Risk Assessment, Control And Compliance

byTorben Jespen

Paperback | April 22, 2018

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This book details how safety (i.e. the absence of unacceptable risks) is ensured in areas where potentially explosive atmospheres (ATEX) can arise. The book also offers readers essential information on how to comply with the newest (April 2016) EU legislation when the presence of ATEX cannot be avoided.

By presenting general guidance on issues arising out of the EU ATEX legislation - especially on zone classification, explosion risk assessment, equipment categorization, Ex-marking and related technical/chemical aspects - the book provides equipment manufacturers, responsible employers, and others with the essential knowledge they need to be able to understand the different - and often complicated - aspects of ATEX and to implement the necessary safety precautions. As such, it represents a valuable resource for all those concerned with maintaining high levels of safety in ATEX environments.

Torben Jespen received his Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and holds a Bachelor''s degree in International Trade from Copenhagen Business School (CBS).He spent 5 years as an Assistant Professor at the DTU''s Institute of Chemical Industry - teaching chemica...
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Title:Atex-explosive Atmospheres: Risk Assessment, Control And ComplianceFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:197 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:197 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:April 22, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319810243

ISBN - 13:9783319810249

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Table of Contents

Workplace Legislation.- Risk parameters.- ATEX - Prevention.- ATEX - Equipment selection.- ATEX - Mitigating measures.- ATEX - Risk Assessment.- Zone Classification - Oil Fluids.- Zone Classification - Natural Gas.- Zone Classification - Dusts.- ATEX - Worldwide.- ATEX - Equipment Regulation.- ATEX - Ignition Hazard Assessment (IHA).- ATEX - Ignition Sources.- ATEX - Communicating IHA Results.- ATEX - Ex-marking.- Fires and Explosions.