Moore Industries is a world leader in the design and manufacture of exceptionally rugged, reliable and high quality field and DIN rail mounted instrumentation for the process monitoring and control industries.


Fluidic supply instrumentation, instrument assemblies and calibration services. We have experience in a range of process control and measurement applications. Our engineers can help with product selection.


For over 30 years, TÜV SÜD has provided market access solutions and regulatory expertise for manufacturers and suppliers of Explosion Protection products.


For over 30 years, TÜV SÜD has provided market access solutions and regulatory expertise for manufacturers and suppliers of Explosion Protection products.


F.E.S. (EX) Limited is a leading provider of Electrical, Instrumentation & Mechanical services within Hazardous and Non-Hazardous areas. We offer a full turnkey solution to hazardous or non- hazardous areas from Process Safety > Design Verification > Installation > Testing > Inspection/Rectification > Asset Management > Maintenance > Audit.


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.


Exloc Instruments UK Ltd and our staff have many years’ experience in the process industry and in hazardous area protection. We lead the way in supplying hazardous area products which enable manufacturing facilities and processing plants to operate more efficiently with the use of forward thinking technology and solutions.


Based in Birmingham at the heart of the United Kingdom, Moflash Signalling Ltd is a leading independent manufacturer of signalling, alarm and warning devices.


Exloc Instruments UK Ltd and our staff have many years’ experience in the process industry and in hazardous area protection. We lead the way in supplying hazardous area products which enable manufacturing facilities and processing plants to operate more efficiently with the use of forward thinking technology and solutions.


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.


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.


Hazardex is excited to announce the return of our one-day ‘Hazardex - in the Regions’ events for 2022. Our usual two-day Conference & Exhibition will return as Hazardex Live! on 1-2 March 2023 in Harrogate, UK. We are NOW welcoming submissions of non-commercial papers for the regional events, so please get in touch if you wish to contribute.


The eagerly anticipated 2021 Hazardex Conference, Exhibition, and Awards took place in-person on 6 & 7 October 2021 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!


Here you can find details about previous editions of the Hazardex Conference & Exhibition. The first Hazardex Conference & Exhibition was held in 2002 and is the original high hazard industry event for process safety professionals.


A total of 20 nominees were shortlisted across four categories for the Hazardex 2021 Awards, designed to recognise excellence in the hazardous area sector. The Winners were announced at the Hazardex 2021 Conference and Exhibition Gala Awards dinner on October 6, 2021. Find out the winning and highly commended entries here!


Hazardex 2021, the most important global event specific to hazardous area operations across all major industries, took place on October 6-7 at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, UK.


Tech-Ex Systems design, build and test Explosion proof electrical equipment suitable for Zone 1 and 2 Hazardous Area environments. We are proud to offer an industry-leading level of service. With our engineer-led customer support, Tech-Ex Systems provides the quotations, deliveries and answers you need FAST.


The Hazardex awards programme has long been a benchmark for those supplying products, services and systems within hazardous areas. The awards offer Hazardex readers the ability to play their part in raising awareness and standards across the sector by nominating a company, product or service, entering their vote, and encouraging colleagues to do likewise.


The Hazardex 2021 Conference Programme took place on October 6-d. Here, you can find details of the speakers who took part in the two-day Conference at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, UK.


The September issue of Hazardex is now available to read online! The issue includes features on Renewables, Venting, Maintenance, and Lighting, as well as the 2021 Hazardex Conference & Exhibition Programme. Read it now!


Petrel Ltd is an established UK manufacturer of high-performance Lighting solutions for use in harsh and hazardous area applications, providing a wide range of fixed and portable lighting for sale or hire.


There is growing interest in the use of hydrogen as part of a decarbonised energy system, with the UK government recently publishing its hydrogen strategy.


NEPIC (North East of England Industry Cluster) is a membership organisation working with the chemical-using industries in the North East of England. Privately-owned and led by industry, we work to support our member companies to become successful and sustainable organisations in a collaborative business environment that helps them to grow.


SGS Baseefa is the leading internationally recognised certification body for explosion protected equipment, successfully delivering ATEX certification and IECEx certification to customers around the globe. We have consistently issued more internationally acceptable IECEx Certificates year on year than any other certification body in the world.


Ensuring Explosion Safety; ATEX modification of State of the Art industrial equipment. HVAC, Wi-Fi, digital Camera and custom machinery.


A total of 20 nominees have been shortlisted across four categories for the Hazardex 2021 Awards, designed to recognise excellence in the hazardous area sector. The Winners will be announced at the Hazardex 2021 Conference and Exhibition Gala Awards dinner on October 6, 2021. Vote now!


Category 1: Technical Innovation – An innovative product or system for use in hazardous area environments.


2. PPTex Innovation – The best innovation in Personnel Protection Technologies (PPT) equipment incorporating electronic and technological systems that the user can wear, hold or use to improve safety within the process and high hazard industries.


3. Best Customer Service – A company or corporate division that has provided excellent customer service in the sector over the last two years.


4. Contribution to Safety – A product, system or service which has made a significant contribution to safety in hazardous area environments.


EXHEAT Industrial offers fast-track solutions suited to the diverse requirements of the industrial sector, providing a wide range of pre-engineered electrical heating systems for use in hazardous locations.


Checking the fill levels in banks of fire extinguishers located in hazardous areas usually means having to halt operations while the inspection is carried out. However, with the intrinsically safe ultrasonic fill checker from Link Instruments, shutdowns are not necessary, leading to substantial savings in time and costs.


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.


The R&M Electrical Group has over 25 years experience in the supply of Hazardous Area Equipment. In this time we have built an internationally recognised reputation for the supply of certified equipment to the oil, gas, petrochemical, process and industrial markets.


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.


Sella Controls is a specialist independent designer and supplier of control & automation, safety critical solutions and functional safety lifecycle services to a variety of high hazard industries. Over the last 45 years we have developed a strong reputation of proven expertise in the supply of Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) to the Process Industries and safety-critical systems to the rail sector.


Meltron's motto is “More Than Just Light”. We protect people and property, through our unique technically advanced lighting solutions, by improving visual perception, safety, and security, in the most demanding human environments. Meltron is committed to designing and producing lighting systems according to its strong vision.


The Hazardex Awards for Excellence nomination period ends this week! Nominate a company, product or service by August 6 to reward those you think most deserve recognition.


Total Rental Solutions provides general and industry-specific tools and safety equipment to the petrochemical, oil & gas, water, waste, energy, and manufacturing sectors.


The changes in UK Legislation after Brexit have had an impact on the way companies handle, import, distribute and export chemicals. This presentation is geared to those that have an interest in all things Chemical safety and would suit the novice and expert alike.


Simon Wood, Environment, Health & Safety Specialist of UKPIA, will be speaking about the importance of a responsive and flexible role for regulators to enable the transition towards a Net-Zero UK.


The introduction of edition 2 IEC 61511 has brought with it a set of new challenges to the process industry. The standard now calls for mandatory stage 4 functional safety assessments (FSA) to be performed periodically in service and to monitor the actual behaviour of the safety system.


Thorne & Derrick, the Experts in Equipment for Explosive Atmospheres, are Specialist Distributors of Industrial & Hazardous Area Electrical Equipment to provide Power, Heat, Light & Ventilation in accordance with UKCA-EX, ATEX & IECEX requirements.


SeSys manufacture a range of high-quality cameras certified for use in hazardous and explosive environments. Compliant with international standards our cameras make remote monitoring in inhospitable, hazardous or explosive areas possible and simple.


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


This presentation will look at the ‘golden thread’ that links Human Factors, Competence and Compliance problems and solutions.


ZALUX is your reliable partner for explosion proof LED luminaires certified for use in Ex-Zones according to the ATEX directive. We specialise in the development and manufacturing of durable luminaires with high protection ratings for extreme conditions in hazardous areas in chemical, oil & gas or heavy industries. With over 40 years' experience, we manufacture in Europe have and products installed in more than 70 countries.


The Hazardex 2021 Conference & Exhibition is taking place at the Hilton Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK on 6th & 7th October. Not booked your place at the industry's most prestigious event yet? Do it now to secure attendance at the renowned two-day Hazardex Conference and hear from a quality line-up of speakers sharing their expert process safety knowledge and experiences!


This paper aims to explain the operational and Technical merits of using intelligent lighting control within explosion proof areas designated Zone 1, 21, Zone 2, 22 under ATEX and IECEx certification.


Mobexx is the specialist supplier of ATEX and Rugged Mobile computers. As a value added distributor we work closely with manufacturers and our reseller channel, and support end users to ensure the most appropriate and cost effective solution is delivered.


RHEINTACHO UK Ltd., formerly known as Foundrometers Instrumentation Ltd, and RHEINTACHO Messtechnik GmbH located in Freiburg, Germany, are both companies with longstanding traditions. They have been engaged for over a combined 220 years in the field of rotational speed, a crucial control quantity for mechanical processes.


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


With so many poorly designed and written courses, no wonder e-learning often has a bad reputation. However, designed right, e-learning is a highly pedagogic, entertaining, and effective training method and can be used as stand-alone training or blended learning together with classroom and practical training.


IEC 61511-1: Edition 3 is targeted for release in 2023, with the first Committee Draft due for release in early 2021. The presentation will describe the areas of focus for the development of the new edition and the background to the proposed changes.


The pace of information sharing is now so fast that as quick as a fire can spread through a plant, so too can the footage of it reach your stakeholders and the media. As engineering businesses, designing risk mitigation strategies and rigorous health and safety is part of your DNA, but crisis communications is also something that affects everyone, not just your communications team.


As a result of the UK leaving the European Union (Brexit), the UKCA mark (UK Conformity Assessed) will be phased in to replace the CE mark (European Conformity) for applicable goods to be placed in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales). For Products traditionally sold with ATEX marking, UKCA ‘Ex’ (or UKEX) will be required in Great Britain.


The Phoenix Mecano Group is a global player in the enclosures and industrial components segments, has a streamlined operating structure and is a leader in many markets. Geared towards the professional and cost-effective manufacture of niche products, it helps to ensure the smooth operation of processes and connections in the machine industry and industrial electronics.


Dialight is the world leader in industrial LED lighting technology with millions of fixtures installed worldwide. We specialise in lighting products designed for the world’s harshest industrial environments – enabling customers to reduce their energy costs, maintenance costs, and carbon footprint while maximising the safety and productivity of their facilities.


Dynaco is a brand of the Entrematic Group, offering an extensive product range of industrial and high performance doors, docking, residential garage doors, pedestrian door automation, operators, gate automation and automatic barriers. Each Entrematic product brand contributes its own speciality and expertise, making Entrematic a powerful partner present in over 25 countries with about 2200 employees.


This special interest group is dedicated to matters related to the management of Explosive Atmosphere (Ex) hazards, that will be familiar territory for many members. In some respects, the SIG is a sister to the established functional safety SIG that also serves a discipline that enjoys(?) interest from the regulatory authorities.


Organisations can improve their safety efforts and build resilience against catastrophic events by increasing the level of care demonstrated by people in their decision making and behaviour.


Flange guards help to prevent or reduce the extent of flammable mists but there is limited information available on their use and applicability, especially for managing hazardous area zoning and zone classification.


We’ve all experienced bad design in the everyday products and systems we use, often these lead to frustration rather than impact on your health or safety. Poor designs are typically caused by not designing the task or equipment with full consideration of the range of users, its context of use or environment.


The application of ignition risk management for electrical equipment/apparatus, is handled relatively well by the industry. However, there is still much confusion on how to identify, manage and document non-electrical risks.


Too often safety professionals may feel as if they’re holding the parcel when the music stops. Despite best efforts, things still go wrong and the HSE team are left to manage the consequences as best they can.


The digital transformation of Manufacturing 4.0 and IoT is one of the major driving forces for the uptake of more advanced automation with these systems delivering greater efficiencies but becoming more complex and more integrated. Even without using integrated control and safety systems the Basic Process Control System and the Safety Instrumented System are becoming highly interconnected.


Unpacking the new British Standard 60080 for Auditors, Local Authorities (Inspectors / Fire Authorities) and responsible person (company and managers).


Advanced use of hazardous area related data and documents, combined with mobile devices to substantially improve inspections and reduce time and cost.


Link Instruments will be presenting and demonstrating their ULLC IS liquid level indicator for fire extinguishers at HazardEx 2021. The intrinsically safe ultrasonic device enables the levels in banks of extinguishers in hazardous areas to be easily checked without interrupting normal operation. Avoiding the need for shutdowns leads to substantial time and cost savings.


We are delighted to announce the addition of several more prestigious speakers to the already stellar line-up of presenters due to take part in the Hazardex 2021 Conference & Exhibition in Harrogate, UK on October 6 & 7. Book your place now to hear from the industry’s leading peers and stakeholders!


Toxic gas hazards are common at refining, chemical processing, and related industrial sites and often contribute significantly to the overall on-site risk posed by site operations. The risks associated with an accidental release of toxic material are normally addressed by sheltering-in-place and/or evacuating as part of the overall risk management strategy.


Cogent Skills is a not-for-profit organisation with charitable status, working with companies from across the science industries embracing Life Sciences, Industrial Sciences and Nuclear.


This presentation from Peter Davidson, Executive Director of the Tank Storage Association, will provide advice for senior managers to ensure that risks are being managed and minimised. In managing cyber security risks, businesses will also reduce risk to commercial activities and protect their reputation.


Colin Cameron’s presentation is on the new edition of IEC 60079-11 Intrinsically Safe Equipment Standard. Edition 6 of IEC 60079-11 was published in 2011. A review of the standard was started by the maintenance team in 2014.


Operating equipment in potentially explosive atmospheres comes with a certain amount of responsibility. Not least using components with the correct equipment protection concepts for the working environment. When maintenance and repairs are required, it is important that owners/operators understand what is expected of them to ensure continued safety and reliability.


There are applications emerging in many sectors that are using some aspects of machine learning that can directly or indirectly affect safety. This presentation will describe the range of applications emerging, the opportunities that this technology brings and the associated risks.


This paper relates to the safe use of thermocatalytic sensors (TSE) in explosive atmospheres. Thermocatalytic sensors with a platinum sensing element and with the protective grid removed from the sensing element have been shown to ignite a mixture of 21.0% v/v hydrogen and air flowing across the sensing element after the sensing element was exposed to a flowing mixture of 35.0% v/v hydrogen and air.


The Hazardex 2021 Call for Papers deadline has been extended one FINAL time until April 23. Time is running out for the chance to present at the high hazard industry's most prolific event, so submit a paper today!


RUGGED MOBILE Systems are specialists in the provision of robust, durable and well supported mobile computers, now beginning our 15th 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 Tablet PCs, Smartphones and PDAs.


We are delighted to announce the addition of two prestigious speakers to the already stellar line-up of presenters due to take part in the Hazardex 2021 Conference & Exhibition in Harrogate, UK on October 6 & 7. Sarabjit Purewal from the UK Health & Safety Executive and Dr. Alexander Zologin, General Director of NANIO CCVE, will be sharing their knowledge and experiences so book your place now!


As oil prices plummet, operators are under increasing pressure to ''sweat the asset''. While industrial organizations expand and optimize operations to meet energy demand, they must commit to consistently optimize asset integrity.


For over 30 years, TÜV SÜD has provided market access solutions and regulatory expertise for manufacturers and suppliers of Explosion Protection products.


The Pepperl+Fuchs brand ecom is internationally one of the first addresses for mobile computing and communication devices for use in potentially hazardous areas. As an industry pioneer, Pepperl+Fuchs ecom has decisively developed explosion protection for mobile devices since 1986 and has proven its technological expertise with a multitude of innovations.


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.


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.


Hazardex has announced that sister title Connectivity – a leading Industry 4.0/IIoT online information resource – is sponsoring the annual Hazardex International Conference and Exhibition, co-located with PPTex, on October 6-7 at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate.


The Hazardex 2021 Conference & Exhibition taking place on October 6 & 7 will feature a stellar line-up of speakers presenting on a range of process safety-related topics. The Call for Papers deadline is April 16 and there is still time to submit an abstract for the chance to share your knowledge and experiences with the most important peers and stakeholders of the global high hazard industry.


The March issue of Hazardex is now available to read online! The issue includes features on Functional Safety, Certification in India, Translation, and Intrinsic Safety. The issue also includes an early preview of the Hazardex 2021 Conference & Exhibition. Read it now!


Following the UK Government's announcement and the continued success of the vaccine rollout, Hazardex will now be staged on 6th & 7th October 2021, dates we are sure will allow us to run the event safely. As a result, the deadlines for the Call for Papers and Award nominations have been extended. Submit a conference paper for consideration or nominate a company for the Hazardex Awards for Excellence now!


Roxby Training Solutions has two UK facilities, Teesside and Stallingborough, offering accredited and bespoke solutions in centre and onsite, facilities permitting.


F.E.S. (EX) provides a range of tailored, specialist services for industries that operate within potentially hazardous and explosive atmospheres. Our team of experienced, competent personnel have proven skills within the areas of design, process safety, Health & Safety, operations, maintenance, inspections and installations within potentially explosive atmospheres.


Roxby Training Solutions and sister company F.E.S. (EX) will be at Hazardex 2021 to exhibit their specialist services and technical training services for the high hazard industries.


Mutech Contract Electronic Design and Manufacturing Services. The keys to our success are establishing a clear understanding of our customers’ needs.


The Hazardex 2021 event is taking place on October 6 & 7 and there is still time to submit a paper for consideration. We are seeking submissions on a range of process safety-related topics. Submit an abstract now to share your knowledge and experiences with the most important peers and stakeholders of the global high hazard 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.


Exloc Instruments UK Ltd and our staff have many years’ experience in the process industry and in hazardous area protection. We lead the way in supplying hazardous area products which enable manufacturing facilities and processing plants to operate more efficiently with the use of forward thinking technology and solutions.


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.


ANT Telecom provide solutions to protect staff working alone in hazardous and isolated areas or to detect, manage and resolve safety critical alarms efficiently to avoid detrimental impact on service, people or the environment.


The Hazardex 2021 event has been moved to June 16 & 17 due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19.

The Hazardex 2021 Call for Papers is open with a revised deadline and we are seeking submissions on a range of process safety-related topics. Submit an abstract now to share your knowledge and experiences with the most important peers and stakeholders of the global high hazard industry.


Hazardex 2020 was a great success for the industry, facilitating essential knowledge sharing amongst global peers. It has been heralded as one of the best Hazardex events to date. Take a look at the 2020 event review video now and we look forward to seeing you next year at Hazardex 2021!