Hazardous Locations: Global Market Access - ATEX Directive IECEx, and Beyond


In this one-day workshop, participants will learn the requirements for exporting Hazardous Locations (potentially explosive atmospheres) equipment to Europe and beyond. The course covers the terminology, acronyms, abbreviations, and marking requirements and will be a solid foundation in the language, requirements, and manufacturer’s responsibilities found in the ATEX Directive, IECEx scheme, IN METRO System, and specific country requirements.

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The topics covered in this course are:

  • ATEX Directive
  • ATEX Markings
  • EC Declaration of Conformity
  • Unit Verification
  • Product Quality Assurance Notification
  • Technical Files
  • Certificate Options
  • Technical Files
  • IECEx System
  • Quality Assessment Reports
  • INMETRO System for Brazil
  • HazLoc Certification in many other countries


Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Discuss the European Compliance System
  • Communicate the ATEX Directive requirements for product certification
  • Communicate the manufacturer’s responsibilities for ATEX-certified equipment
  • Discuss the IECEx System
  • Discuss the differences between ATEX and the IECEx Scheme
  • Discuss the Acceptance of ATEX and IECEx Test Reports and Certifications
  • Communicate the ATEX and IECEx requirements for quality system certification
  • Communicate the requirements for INMETRO certifications for Brazil
  • Discuss the basic requirements for certifying hazardous locations equipment in many additional countries around the globe

Target Audience

  • R&D engineers
  • Product designers
  • Safety engineers
  • Field engineers and other staff involved in using equipment in hazardous locations
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Time Requirement


Instructor-Led 1 day

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