Area Classification Gas/Vapour & Dust

Course Outline

Day 1

  • ATEX Law Related to Area Classification
  • Area Classification – Gases
  • Concept of Zones 0, 1, 2
  • Extent of a Zone
    • Release rate
    • Release Velocity
    • Concentration
    • Volatility
    • Temperature
    • Lower Explosive Limit (LEL)
    • Ventilation
    • Density
    • Climatic Conditions
    • Topography
  • Documentation
  • Drawings & Data Sheets
  • Area Classification Exercises

Day 2

  • Area Classification- DUST
  • Concept of Zones 20, 21, 22
  • Dust Containment
  • Grades of Release
  • Sources of Release
  • Dust layer Hazard
  • Documentation
  • Drawings & data Sheets
  • Area Classification Exercises

Dates available on request.

Course Content

To deliver in depth training of knowledge required to carry out, as part of a team, area classification of a hazardous area.

Delegates for the course should have a good understanding of working in hazardous areas.

The course is two days in duration.

Optimum Number:
Maximum of 6 delegates per course.

Training Aids:
Training and assessment and the use of course handouts. Power Point presentation.

A number of Area Classification exercises.

Roxby will issue an attendance certificate.


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