ATEX Regulation

The ATEX regulation aims at improving the health & safety of workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres.

2 directives govern "potentially explosive atmospheres":

 

(1) MANUFACTURERS of equipment or assemblies designed to operate in ATEX areas.

Directive 2014/34/EU

Relating to equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.

 

(2) WORKERS  potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres.

Directive 1999/92/EC

Relating to the safety and health  protection of workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres.