The 2021 Hazardex International Conference and Exhibition is taking place on 6th & 7th October 2021 at the Hilton Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK and will once again feature the industry’s most prestigious awards evening. The 2021 Hazardex Awards for Excellence will include six categories for which nominations are still open!

The deadline for nominations is August 6

The Hazardex awards programme has long been a benchmark for those supplying products, services and systems within hazardous areas. You can play your part in raising awareness and standards across the sector by nominating a company, product or service for the Hazardex 2021 awards, entering your vote and encouraging your colleagues to do likewise.

The annual Hazardex International Conference and Exhibition is widely recognised as the most important global event specific to hazardous area operations across all major industries. The event brings together the international process safety community on an annual basis to review best practice and the latest research in those areas key to managing process safety effectively. 

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How to nominate

Entry is free, and this is the ideal opportunity to reward those companies and individuals you think most deserve recognition for the most innovative products, systems and services. The deadline for nominations is August 6 after which Hazardex readers and website users will be asked to vote for the winners in each category.

Full details of the categories are listed below on this page.

Nominations must have made a significant contribution in the relevant area within process industry or hazardous area operations over the last two years. Winners will be announced during the gala dinner at the Hazardex 2021 event.

Send your entries to: with 'Haz 21 Award Nomination' in the subject line. Tell us which category your nomination is for and why you are nominating it. There is no need for a long description, a few sentences or a paragraph will suffice.

* The competition is open to all Hazardex journal and website readers and users 

* Voters register their votes by sending an email to the organisers and must identify themselves and their company. 

* Voters are limited to one vote per category 

* You can self-nominate your company/organisation, however nominees are not permitted to vote for their own company/organisation 

* All votes remain confidential

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Categories for the Hazardex 2021 Awards for Excellence include:  

Category 1 – Technical Innovation 

An innovative product or system for use in hazardous area environments. 


Category 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. 


Category 3 – Best User Application

An application story highlighting the benefits of a product, system or service for use in hazardous area environments. 


Category 4 – Best Customer Service

A company or corporate division that has provided excellent customer service in the sector over the last two years. 


Category 5 – Contribution to Safety

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


Bonus Category – Delegates' Award

An additional category, the Delegates' Award, is voted on by delegates and attendees at the Hazardex 2021 event to identify which of the nominated entries for the categories listed above provides the overall best hazardous area sector product, system or service.