Taking place on 26-27 February 2025, Hazardex Live 2025 is a two-day Conference, Exhibition, and Awards ceremony dedicated to those concerned with protecting Personnel, Process & Plant in hazardous area environments. Get in touch now to find out how you can participate as a Delegate, Exhibitor, Sponsor, or Speaker!


A total of 20 nominees were shortlisted across five categories for the Hazardex Awards 2024, designed to recognise excellence in the hazardous area sector. The winners and highly commended participants were announced during a Gala Dinner at Hazardex Live 2024 on 28 February in Harrogate. Find out the winning and highly commended entries here!


At Hazardex Live 2024, Wood plc. will be presenting about explosion prevention considerations in project lifecycles


Adam Chisholm, COMAH Business Development Manager at the Health & Safety Executive, will be presenting at Hazardex Live 2024 about the application of existing regulations to the onshore energy transition.


At Hazardex Live 2024, N-Gen Energy Solutions' Technical and Client Delivery Director Mark Danter will be presenting on the HAR 1 Bradford Low Carbon Hydrogen Refuelling Project.


At Hazardex Live 2024, Lloyd Mitchell from National Gas will discuss the FutureGrid project which is the first of many steps towards a full-scale conversion of the existing National Transmission System (NTS) to transport hydrogen. The project involves constructing a test facility from decommissioned assets that will be used to carry out a wide range of hydrogen tests in an offline environment, to demonstrate its effect on our assets, as well as the operation of our network.


At Hazardex Live 2024, Andy Cummings, Senior Principal Consultant at DNV, will discuss the importance of competency as part of the Energy Transition.


Dan Allason, Principal Consultant at DNV, will be presenting at Hazardex Live 2024 on the hazards related to new energy and the need to fill knowledge gaps.


Tony Stonehewer, Principal Consultant at Pipeline Integrity Engineers, will be speaking at Hazardex Live 2024 a first of a kind series of hydrogen standards covering the new and repurposed transmission/distribution pipelines for hydrogen.


Frank Ketelaars, the Operations Manager for the DNV Energy Systems operations in the UK & Ireland, will be presenting DNV's UK Energy Transition Outlook for 2024 at Hazardex Live.


A Hazardex Live 2024, Team Leader of the Risk Management Consulting (RMC) team in DNV Energy Systems, Jasjeet Singh, will examine the main challenges in current fire risk management provisions in the road transport sector and summarise current global initiatives to overcome these.


DNV's Business Development & Growth Manager James Steven will be presenting at Hazardex Live on the standards & regulations related to the safe management and use of hydrogen.


At Hazardex Live 2024, DNV Safety Consultant Gary Toes will speak about understanding the properties of hydrogen that influence process hazards, how those hazards manifest in practice, and the control measures that are needed to manage the risk.


Rolf Kinck, Sales Manager at Trainor, will speak at Hazardex Live 2024 about the transferability of skills following the energy transition and the need to train, or re-train, engineers for the transition.


Chief Executive Officer at the Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers (IGEM) Oliver Lancaster will be speaking at Hazardex Live 2024, offering perspectives on the energy transition and the importance of understanding the complexity of current energy systems to enable society to reach net zero.


Titi Oliyide, Senior Process Safety Engineer at Supercritical, will be speaking at Hazardex Live 2024 about safety and risk management of scaling next generation electrolyser technology.


At Hazardex Live 2024, DNV Energy System's Region UK Market Area Manager for Onshore Oil and Gas James Jenkins will discuss the introduction of unproven technology and how technology qualification can enable implementation of innovative or unproven technologies.


Huw Bement, Managing Director of CompEx Certification, will be speaking at Hazardex Live 2024 about competency and skills for the energy transition.


Peter Webb from Beyond Risk Ltd. and on behalf of the Energy Institute will be speaking at Hazardex Live 2024 about safe plant reinstatement following intrusive work.


Dewi Evans, Senior Hazardous Area Project Manager at C&P Engineering Services, will be giving a presentation on Hazardous Areas and the challenges and tribulations of ensuring equipment is maintained to the required standards, verifying the competencies of employees for designated tasks, and preserving a safe working environment.


At Hazardex Live 2024, Senior Safety Consultant George Bradley from TÜV Rheinland will discuss safety culture and present some case study examples of how employees can identify unsafe working practices.


Dr Matt Celnik, digital innovation team lead at DNV, will be speaking at Hazardex Live 2024 about Artificial Intelligence, offering insights into its uses and benefits, as well as the opportunities it brings to process safety.


At Hazardex Live 2024, Heather Carroll from the Chemical Business Association (CBA) will be discussing the issues relating to uilding sustainable future generations of talent in the chemical supply chain.


CompEx Certification's Technical Development Manager John Harris will be speaking at Hazardex Live 2024 about a newly established non-electrical inspection schedule for inspector that is in its final stages of development.


At Hazardex Live 2024, Sean Makin from Newson Gale will explain how static electricity can generate and accumulate during many industrial processes and outline how this can pose a significant risk to both people and plant with the help of some case studies and incidents.


Roger Stokes, Principal Engineer at BakerRisk, will present at Hazardex Live 2024 on managing abnormal situations in process industries which occur when conditions deviate from their normal state or operating range, such that basic process control systems are unable to restore normal conditions.


At Hazardex Live 2024, Gexcon's Energy Transition Lead Karina Almeida will present a number of control and mitigation strategies within the hydrogen industry, which have been quantified and illustrated with the use of CFD modelling.


Harvey Dearden, Director of SISSuite Ltd., will be presenting at Hazardex Live about original research that postulates a new model for the probability of effective alarm diagnosis as a function of available time.


Caroline Winstanley, Deputy Professional Lead for Internal Hazards at the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), will be providing an overview of the insights from the recent topical peer review (TPR) and the recommendations that follow.


Rusdee Azeem, Senior Electrical Engineer & Chee Ying-Chan, Business Project Manager from Petronas will be presenting at Hazardex Live 2024 on the company's Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) approach for explosion-proof equipment.


Brenntag's Head of Compliance, Paul Heierman-Rix, will be speaking at Hazardex Live 2024 about risk and how a person assesses how much risk a company is willing to take and whether it is managed.


Chris Buttrick, Principal Specialist Inspector, Health & Safety Executive, will be providing an update at Hazardex Live 2024 on a number of key messages affecting Major Hazard industries and Operators of Essential Services across the Chemical and Energy sectors.


Fuels Industry UK (formerly UKPIA) will be at Hazardex Live 2024 with Environment, Health & Saftey Specialist Simon Wood discussing lessons on long term regulatory compliance and multi-decade timelines for moving from POPs for fire suppression.


Peter Davidson, Executive Director of the Tank Storage Association (TSA), will speak at Hazardex Live 2024 about delivering net zero and the challenges and opportunities it poses storage terminal logistics.


At Hazardex Live 2024, Neil Smith from Cogent Skills will be discussing process safety competence and the COMAH strategic forum.


Keep your Electrical Switchgear and Workforce Safe. At EA Technology we can help you keep your electrical switchgear and workforce safe whilst ensuring your compliance with safety regulations.


A total of 20 nominees have been shortlisted across four categories for the Hazardex Awards 2024, designed to recognise excellence in the hazardous area sector. The winners will be announced during a Gala Dinner at Hazardex Live 2024 on 28 February in Harrogate.


A total of 20 nominees have been shortlisted across four categories for the Hazardex Awards 2024, designed to recognise excellence in the hazardous area sector. The winners will be announced during a Gala Dinner at Hazardex Live 2024 on 28 February in Harrogate. Voting is now open!


A total of 20 nominees have been shortlisted across four categories for the Hazardex Awards 2024, designed to recognise excellence in the hazardous area sector. The winners will be announced during a Gala Dinner at Hazardex Live 2024 on 28 February in Harrogate. Voting is now open!


A total of 20 nominees have been shortlisted across four categories for the Hazardex Awards 2024, designed to recognise excellence in the hazardous area sector. The winners will be announced during a Gala Dinner at Hazardex Live 2024 on 28 February in Harrogate. Voting is now open!


Established for over 50 years, Pyroban Ltd designs, manufactures, certifies, inspects, audits and services products and safety solutions for equipment operating in potentially hazardous atmospheres.


CCG’s patented Captive Component Gland® is recognised within the hazardous petrochemical, oil and gas industries, as having significant safety advantages over other cable gland designs, which all have loose components.


At Mutech, we believe our technical excellence comes from the quality of our people. Every member of staff is highly skilled and takes a real pride in their work. We have over 30 years of experience in the design and manufacture of electronics for hazardous environments and we strive to be experts in our field.


Mobexx work with the world’s leading hardware manufacturers and software providers to deliver ATEX and rugged mobility solutions to the UK, Europe, and around the world.


Cloud based Software for Compliant futures incorporating: Ingenuity & SISSuite.


Established in 1989 to specifically manufacture and export enclosures and cabinets for low voltage applications, Tempa Pano has since proved its market presence through affordable high quality products.


As one of the leading companies in the automation industry, Pepperl+Fuchs is a global pioneer in its markets due to groundbreaking technologies. For conventional and future applications, the company offers a comprehensive portfolio and at the same time drives trend-setting future developments.


Personnel & plant safety are paramount, that is why Fike is your natural partner when it comes to explosion, over-pressure and fire prevention systems. At Fike we understand the complex legislative environment in which you operate and can take some of this burden off your shoulders.


Hingerose Limited is the UK & Ireland partner for the market leading range of Dosatron water powered injectors, offering accurate proportional dosing of liquid additives into water without the need for electric power. The Dosatron works directly with the water flow and – since it operates volumetrically – proportionality of dose rate is maintained irrespective of fluctuations in water flow & pressure (within operating limits).


Global connected safety leader Blackline Safety provides wearable safety technology, personal and area gas monitoring, cloud-connected software, and data analytics to meet demanding safety challenges and enhance overall productivity for organisations with coverage in more than 100 countries.


BEKA associates will be demonstrating their new Intrinsically Safe Operator Panel for installation in zone 1 or 2.


Having been originally founded in 1910 ZIEHL-ABEGG has become a multinational technology and innovative leader in the manufacture of motors, fans, drives and controllers.


Lias Industrial is a family business trading for over 40 years and specialising in industrial combustion. We supply burner controls and instrumentation for all sizes of burners used in a variety of different industries from bakeries to power generation.


With expertise of over 200 employees, Pratley Electrical prides itself on the production of highly innovative electrical cable glands, electrical junction boxes and related accessories.


A multi-commodity business, MacLean International is made up of three operating divisions: MacLean Electrical, MacLean Industrial & Safety, and MacLean Valves.


Saft's products are designed for manufacturers of equipment that needs portable power in hazardous locations. Since 2006 Saft has been continuing to advance its range of Li-ion batteries specifically designed for this purpose.


STL International Ltd is a lighting solution provider, offering a wide range of low maintenance and hazardous area LED luminaires with high performance levels.


The nomination period for the industry's most prestigious accolades is still OPEN! Get your nominations in before 15 December to reward those that you think are most deserving of recognition - remember, nominating a company is completely FREE! There are five categories to nominate for with winners announced following a Gala Dinner at Hazardex Live 2024 on 28 February. Nominate now!


As the leading Nordic electrical and Ex safety trainer, EdTech company Trainor combines solid electrical, Ex safety and HSE competence with modern technology, offering groundbreaking e-learning courses to the worldwide Ex industry.


C&P Engineering Services, through its integrated electrical, control and instrumentation disciplines, design, construct and deliver complete projects and provide maintenance services to companies throughout the UK and internationally.


CEF is the expert supplier of electrical products and services for professional buyers and installers all over the UK. CEF offer the largest range of products including leading brands and value alternatives, alongside specialist knowhow, friendly advice and support that’s the best in the industry.


RUGGED MOBILE Systems are specialists in the provision of robust, durable and well supported mobile computers, now in our 17th year. Several of the hardware solutions we offer are approved for use in a wide range of hazardous environments. You can now access information and capture data within explosive atmosphere areas on a range of robust ATEX approved rugged Tablet PCs, rugged Smartphones and peripherals.


For over 40 years, Newson Gale has been leading the way in hazardous area static grounding control, serving industries where processes generating static electricity have the potential to ignite flammable or combustible atmospheres.


CompEx is the international scheme for competency validation and certification of personnel who work in explosive atmospheres. Through a network of independent training and assessment centres, the CompEx Scheme supports practitioners in a range of industrial sectors including oil and gas, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food manufacturing and utilities.


Optimize efficiency and save engineering hours by standardising with Roxtec cable and pipe entry solutions in processing projects as well as in entire mega-projects. Use our seals to protect life and assets in hazardous locations and in harsh environments.


We are MacClancy and Sons Ltd, a family run business, providing your industry with the best Explosion Protection equipment for the best price.


Hazardex – the only global, dedicated media for those concerned with protecting personnel, process & plant in all high hazard settings.


We are one of the world's leading independent providers of testing, inspection, certification and consultancy services, with more than 150 years of tradition. More than 20,000 experts around the globe work for TÜV Rheinland Group. We strive for quality and safety in the interaction between people, technology, and the environment. Our greatest asset is our immense expertise, which we apply in a meaningful way.


The eagerly anticipated Hazardex Live! 2023 event took place on 1st & 2nd March 2023 at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, UK. Watch the event review video now and visit www.hazardex-event.co.uk for the latest information on our future events!


Control of Work (CoW) involves the safe management of maintenance work and processes, achieved by implementing a comprehensive system that integrates hazard and risk assessment, isolation management, and permit-to-work procedures.


The Hazardex Live 2024 Call for Speakers is now closed. Non-commercial speakers with experience and knowledge of process safety and high hazard industries have made heir submissions and are now being considered for inclusion. If you are still interested in speaking, we will welcome late submissions which will be kept in reserve - get in touch NOW!


Connectivity, a sister title to Hazardex, is a leading Industry 4.0/IIoT online information resource.


The aim of this presentation is to provide an update by the Regulator on a number of key messages affecting Major Hazard industries and Operators of Essential Services across the Chemical and Energy sectors.


All employees have the power to protect themselves and others. Did you know that 85% of accidents are caused by unsafe working habits?


Intelligent lighting and smart controls are more associated with large building projects in cities while lighting applications in hazardous areas are more of a simple on/off scenario.


This presentation will discuss the benefits of having a proactive and consistent approach to ATEX inspections for fixed inspections and the difficulties of managing inspections of personal equipment of staff and contractors working at your facility.


The aim of this presentation is to provide an update by the Regulator on a number of key messages affecting Major Hazard industries and Operators of Essential Services across the Chemical and Energy sectors.


The ECITB is the industry-led skills body for the Engineering Construction Industry (ECI) in Great Britain. The accident rate in engineering construction is lower than in the broader construction industry, however, the fact remains that, as an industry, we have not achieved ‘zero harm’.


The Chemical Business Association (CBA), celebrating its 100th in 2023, is a leading organisation representing the complete chemical supply chain and an award-winning trade association with record levels of membership.


For decades we have understood and minimised the risks from hydrocarbon gas and vapour releases; the behaviour of these molecules is well understood. We have continued to develop our detection technology to provide the best safety controls possible. Now there’s a new molecule in town – hydrogen.


The purpose of this awareness training module is to consider the risk of fire or explosion posed by uncontrolled static electricity in a potentially explosive atmosphere or hazardous area, as will be found at manufacturing, processing and storage facilities covered by the UKEX, ATEX and IECEx directives.


DNV is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.


Hazardex Live 2024 will be taking place on 28-29 February 2024 at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, UK. Stand & sponsorship opportunities are now available! Contact us via hazardex@imlgroup.co.uk, +44 (0) 1732 778544, or visit www.hazardex-event.co.uk for more information.


Scame has continuously searched for new markets, and it has now led Scame to develop an articulated range of ATEX IECEx products for installation in hazardous areas, without neglecting its traditional offer based on products for domestic and industrial applications.


Site Bright Light is a leading supplier of Industrial lighting to the UK Petrochemical, Industrial, Rental, Confined Space, and Hazardous Area Industrial Markets.


The Hazardex team would like to thank all Sponsors, Delegates, Exhibitors, Speakers, and Attendees for making Hazardex Live! 2023 one of the best to date! We are already looking forward to welcoming everyone back to Harrogate on 28th & 29th February 2024. Keep an eye on our event website for all the latest announcements!


A total of 20 nominees were shortlisted across five categories for the Hazardex Awards 2023, designed to recognise excellence in the hazardous area sector. The winners and highly commended participants were announced during a Gala Dinner at Hazardex Live! 2023 on March 1 in Harrogate. Find out the winning and highly commended entries here!


For over 40 years, Newson Gale has been leading the way in hazardous area static grounding control, serving industries where processes generating static electricity have the potential to ignite flammable or combustible atmospheres.


The Hazardex Live! 2023 Exhibition is FREE to attend. Register online and you get access to some Conference content too… So, see you in Harrogate on the 1st & 2nd March!


Scattergood & Johnson have been supplying and assembling an extensive range of Ex certified equipment for over 25 years. Our knowledge and experience has given us the reputation of being one of the leading assembly partners for some of the world’s leading manufacturers of Ex certified equipment.


A total of 20 nominees were shortlisted across five categories for the Hazardex Awards 2024, designed to recognise excellence in the hazardous area sector. The winners and highly commended participants were announced during a Gala Dinner at Hazardex Live 2024 on 28 February in Harrogate.


Mobexx is the specialist Value Added Distributor of ATEX and Rugged computers. We represent a number of manufacturers to supply and support their ATEX Computer products in UK, Europe and other regions.


Hazardex Live! 2023 – the globally recognised event specific to hazardous area personnel, process & plant safety operations – is taking place in Harrogate, UK on 1st & 2nd March 2023. The two-day exhibition is FREE to attend and includes access to some seminar content too! Register online NOW and secure your attendance.


Intertek’s UK Electrical division, with sites in Leatherhead, Chester and Grangemouth, is part of a global network of laboratories providing assurance, testing, inspection, and certification (ATIC) services for electrical products designed for hazardous areas.


Teledyne FLIR offers a range of handheld and fixed monitoring tools including the new ATEX approved FLIR Cx5 thermal imaging camera which seamlessly connects to FLIR Thermal Studio reporting software—all designed to make condition monitoring more efficient and help companies maximize their uptime.


RVT Group are a specialist hire company, specialising in temporary dust control, fume extraction, ventilation, monitoring, confined space access, noise barriers, climate control and water treatment.


We are MacClancy and Sons Ltd, a family run business, providing your industry with the best Explosion Protection equipment for the best price.


The January 2023 issue of Hazardex is now available to read online! The issue includes features on Oil & Gas, Fire Safety, Maintenance, and Standards. The issue also includes the Hazardex Live! 2023 preview which includes everything you need to know about the upcoming, must-attend event in Harrogate, UK on March 1-2. Read it now!


Chris Buttrick, (Acting) Principal Specialist Inspector, Health & Safety Executive, will be providing an update at Hazardex Live! 2023 on a number of key messages affecting Major Hazard industries and Operators of Essential Services across the Chemical and Energy sectors.


At Hazardex Live! 2023, Doug Leech, Special Projects Director at the Chemical Business Association, will be discussing the issues posed by “Unmanned Aerial Systems” (UAS) and so-called "auditors".