Drawing and updating an ESD (Atex)
Atex: ATmosphères EXplosibles
Draft or Update Explosion Safety Document (EPD).
Danger Zone classification based on frequency and duration.
Identification and assessment of explosion risks.
Inventory of existing hazards and sources of ignition.
Preparation and planning of measures to undertake.
Implementation control and mitigation.
Guidelines ATEX95 and ATEX137.
The ATEX production guideline 95 describes the requirements for appliances (electric and non-electric) and security systems in locations ("zones") where dust or gas explosion hazard may occur. The company Directive 137 describes the minimum of safety requirements for employers to create a healthy and safe working environment for workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres