CompEx Foundation

This 2-day course is designed to give a full understanding of the requirements of working safely in a potentially explosive atmosphere through knowledge based training and assessment. Targeted specifically at CompEx core competency and the promotion of safe working. This course aims to raise awareness of the management responsibility and actions where management has control of/or directs work of personnel who carry out the installations and maintenance of electrical equipment and apparatus in hazardous environments.

Topics include:

  • Equipment Directive & EPS Regulations and Worker Directives
  • Ignition Sources
  • Flammables
  • Characteristics of gases and vapours (IEC 60079-10)
  • Characteristics of dusts (IEC 61241-10)
  • Area Classifications
  • Boundary Signage
  • Categories & EPLs (IEC 60079-14)
  • Equipment for use in Hazardous Areas

Recommended OCS Capabilites

Hazardous Area Inspection

Hazardous Area Management

DROPS Inspections

Recommended Training

CompEx 01-04

CompEx Refresher

CompEx Mechanical