DSEAR and ATEX Assessments

The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002. The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR) require employers to control the risks to safety from fire and explosions.

ATEX is the name commonly given to the legal requirements for controlling explosive atmospheres and the suitability of equipment and protective systems used in them.

DSEAR states the legal requirements for managing the risk of fire, explosion or similar events arising from dangerous substances at the workplace.

SHREC Ltd. Has the proven experience and knowledge to undertake your ATEX and DSEAR risk assessment in petroleum based businesses. Particularly solvent recovery plants and garage forecourts. So, if your business needs such a service then contact us for a quotation.

What is DSEAR?

Dangerous substances can put peoples’ safety at risk from fire and explosion.

What are dangerous substances?

Dangerous substances are any substances used or present at work that could, if not properly controlled, cause harm to people as a result of a fire or explosion.

They can be found in nearly all workplaces and include such things as solvents, paints, varnishes, flammable gases, such as liquid petroleum gas (LPG), dusts from machining and sanding operations and dusts from foodstuffs.

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