Hazardex will be celebrating its 21st Anniversary event with Hazardex Live! 2023 taking place on March 1 & 2 at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK. The event will include a quality and varied conference programme, exhibition, and awards ceremony. The Call for Papers is NOW OPEN, and we are seeking submissions on a range of process safety-related topics.


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.


In 2019 Northern Gas Networks and Cadent gas networks along with the Health & Safety Executive set out to generate evidence and prove the concept of blending up to 20% Hydrogen into the UK gas network is viable and above all safe.


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.


Protex Systems is a leading UK supplier of industrial Fire and Gas detection instrumentation, Fire and Gas detection systems and Fire and Gas Consultancy services including Fire and Gas detection Mapping.


Hazardex in the Regions 2022 are now underway after a hugely successful first event in Swansea on April 27. The next stop for the event is ELLESMERE PORT on MAY 18. Attendance is FREE, so register NOW!


Since 1995, Rockall Safety has specialised in the supply and maintenance of industry standard safety equipment, sourced from some of the best manufacturers across the globe.


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


Learning lessons from incidents or accidents and continual improvement are key aspects of the Responsible Care ethos and are taken very seriously by the Chemical Business Association (CBA) and its members.


Hydrogen has already established a key role in the low carbon energy mix of the future, however concerns associated with flammability and explosion risks remain.


R&D Electrical and nVent will be discussing Electrical Trace Heating, including when it is required and what solutions that it can provide.


Anamet Europe is the manufacturer of Anaconda Sealtite conduit systems. Our Anaconda brand products are known worldwide for their outstanding quality and durability. The full range of conduits and fittings offers excellent mechanical protection and exceptional flexibility to meet even your highest specifications.


Randall & Daniels Electrical Ltd was established in 1959 to provide electrical and instrumentation engineering and contracting services to the local industrial process industries in South Wales, including oil refineries, petrochemical and chemical plants.


Safety and compliance should always come first but unfortunately there are companies that make cost and profit their priority.


This presentation will introduce HyCymru's new one-stop-shop service for advancing the hydrogen economy in Wales and which has strong business and government support.


Papers for the first Hazardex in the Regions event in Swansea next month have now been released. Attendance is FREE, register NOW! We are taking our renowned HazLoc safety events on the road in 2022 with one-day events in Swansea, Ellesmere Port, Aberdeen, and London area. Register for FREE now.


Yokogawa RAP provides a Fresh Intuitive Gateway to a Safer Workforce Culture. We have been placing Proven Intelligent Safety at the Forefront of Digital Control of Work in High Hazard industries for over 25 Years.


Ever looked at an Ex product certificate or the manufacturers label on Ex equipment and wondered what it all means?


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


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.


Sonim Technologies is a leading provider of ultra-rugged mobility solutions designed specifically for task workers physically engaged in their work environments, often in mission-critical roles.


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 ILO (International Labour Organization, a United Nations agency) estimates that some 2.3 million women and men around the world succumb to work-related accidents or diseases every year, which is the equivalent of over 6000 deaths every single day. Worldwide, there are around 340 million occupational accidents and 160 million victims of work-related illnesses annually.


Engaged leaders with a clear sense of their role and how it shapes company culture are best equipped to guide their organisations through transformative times.


Through improved education, technology and data analysis, safety leaders have become increasingly adept at recognising and controlling external hazards and exposures related to people, processes, and materials.


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 energy sector.


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.


PlantQuest digitises large facilities with intelligent mapping allowing customers to transform their sites operations. PlantQuest's ability to combine and layer multiple data sources allows workers to make data-driven decisions, locate & route to all assets, reduce emergency response times, increase site safety and lock in critical site knowledge.


The March 2022 issue of Hazardex is now available to read online! The issue includes features on Explosion Science, Functional Safety, Fans, and Standards. The issue also includes a preview of our upcoming Hazardex in the Regions events. Read it now!


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.


Cable glands are often seen as simple products, but in Ex applications they require more consideration. This is reflected in the fact that there is a separate Annex about cable glands in IEC 60079-0 and IEC 60079-1 as well as dedicated sections in IEC 60079-14 for their selection and installation.


This paper describes how adopting AI-powered digital HSE systems can transform a critical offshore process across global oil and gas assets, improving safety and increasing workforce reporting.


One of the key issues in dealing with the Energy Transition is the huge range of potential scenarios and options to consider.


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


Peli Products (UK) Ltd celebrate their 30th anniversary year in 2022. The company has grown significantly during this time, moving to bigger premises twice and acquiring a specialist foam engineering division.


The Global Marine & Offshore (GMO) division of Glamox Northern Europe is a leading manufacturer of sustainable lighting solutions to the world’s marine and offshore hazardous area applications.


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.


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.


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.


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.


ExVA Testing and Certification Ltd. specialises in the safety of hazardous work areas. We create the conditions for reassured work through testing and certification. Owing to its broad spectrum of services, ExVA Testing & Certification has the capacity to provide assistance to every industrial sector where safe work is an important consideration.


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.


Hazardex in the Regions are back for 2022! Registration for Swansea, Ellesmere Port, Aberdeen, and London is FREE and can be booked NOW! Hear from leading high hazard industry organisations sharing essential guidance and insights of local & national relevance, and meet with leading hazardous area-related companies to see the latest products and services. Book now!


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


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


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.


April 2022 sees the return of our one-day ‘Hazardex - in the Regions’ events. 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.