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Landfill Site DSEAR Risk Assessment and ATEX Directive Compliance

The following is an explanation of the requirements of the DSEA Regulations for Landfill Site DSEAR Risk Assessment, and what they mean for landfill site owners and operators. All landfill owners (and by delegation their operators) fall under this regulation, and must act in order to comply with Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) which have […]

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DSEAR Risk Assessment – What is It, and When Must It be Done?

A DSEAR Risk Assessment is defined as “a Risk Assessment which assesses all the risks which are risks which fall within the scope of the UK’s DSEAR”. For those unfamiliar with DSEAR, the following extract from the UK governments HSE website define the meaning of DSEAR: The DSEAR Explained The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres […]

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DSEAR Meaning? What is the Meaning of DSEAR? What are the DSEAR Regs?

The DSEAR meaning is very specific, and is easily defined. DSEAR (The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations of 2002) is the United Kingdom’s implementation of the European Union-wide ATEX directive. The intention of the Regulation is to reduce the risk of a fatality or serious injury resulting from a “dangerous substance” igniting and potentially […]

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The ATEX Directive of 2014 and the Changes You Need to Know About

“ATEX” is an abbreviation for the ATEX Directive and is short for “Atmospheres Explosibles”. It is a set of European Union regulations that are designed to ensure the safety of products being used in explosive environments. Explosive atmospheres are work areas that contain flammable gases, mists or vapours or by combustible dusts. All it needs […]

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Details of New ATEX and DSEAR Website!

This website is provided by IPPTS Associates Environmental Consultancy and experienced DSEAR Risk Assessors since 2011. This website is dedicated to explaining the ATEX Directives and the UK DSEAR (Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations). While covering DSEAR compliance for companies operating in the United Kingdom, it provides unique insights into landfill DSEAR risk assessment […]