IOSH Explosion Safety Management – 3 day IOSH course

Organisation profile

Chris Mee Group was founded in 1996 as a specialist Health and Safety consultancy firm. It is now a leading provider of health and safety, energy and environmental services. Its services can be divided into three main areas to include training solutions (customised and off-the-shelf), consultancy solutions (safety, energy and environmental) and personnel and recruitment solutions (permanent and temporary).

Chris Mee Group`s unique selling points are customer focus, reliability and quality.

Training aim

This course is part of CSA GHG Management Training Programme - ISO 14064 and GHG Protocol. The programme consists of five courses - all are designed to teach the technical requirements and implementation of ISO14064 GHG series of standards.

Learning objectives

The programme covers the requirements under the National Statutory Law and requirements under European Directives. The course covers ignition sources and flammability data and the basic principles of the different types of protection including containment, separation, construction and design giving the participants useful technical knowledge and insight into the design of installations and assessment of explosive atmospheres.

Course outline

  •  Module 1  ATEX Legal Overview
  •  Module 2  Why Manage Your Explosion Risks
  •  Module 3  Gas & Vapour Explosion Characteristics & Dust Explosion Characteristics
  •  Module 4  Hazardous Area Classification (HAC)
  •  Module 5  Ignition Sources
  •  Module 6  Equipment Selection in Explosive Atmospheres
  •  Module 7  Explosive Atmospheres Risk Assessment
  •  Module 8  Explosion Prevention, Mitigation & Control
  •  Module 9  Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Standards
  •  Module 10  Explosion Protection Document

Trainer's profile

William O’Keeffe

Summary Senior Safety Consultant with CMSE.  Over twelve years’ experience managing Health & safety within the Water / Waste Water, Civil Engineering, Construction, Pharmaceutical & Process and Demolition industries.

Headed up the Health & Safety Department of one of Europe’s largest civil engineering companies, with responsibility in the UK, Ireland & Australia employing over 5000 direct staff with 65 full time Health & Safety advisors.

Course duration

3 Days

Assessment & certification

IOSH Certificate

Who should attend

Aimed at: health and safety managers,safety personnel, project managers, E&I engineers, design engineers, maintenance personnel, plant supervisors and operators


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