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DSEAR Basic Awareness

DSEAR Basic Awareness

9 November 2023

Hybrid - Online / Crewe

The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations.(DSEAR) apply to all workplaces where dangerous substances are used or produced. This includes many low-risk workplaces, such as those where flammable liquids / explosible dusts are used and stored within the workplace. DSEAR requires all such workplaces to carry out a risk assessment and ensure suitable control measures are in place.

This course will help you to understand your responsibilities, comply with the law by assessing the risks to people’s safety, and ensure the controls you have in the workplace are suitable and sufficient.

It is vital that everyone understands the risks associated with explosive atmospheres and
more importantly understand the factors which increase the likelihood of an explosion or a fire.
If there is a DSEAR Risk Assessment in place, then it pays to enhance everyone’s knowledge as much as possible.

The workshop provides a basic insight into aspects of:
• What are the risks from dangerous substances?
• What is DSEAR?
• Who does DSEAR apply to?
• Activities covered by DSEAR.
• The Law including DSEAR 2002 and the Fire Safety Order 2005.
• Regulations and how they affect workplaces with an explanation of which order control measures should be considered and implemented in.
• Who has duties under DSEAR?
• The DSEAR Risk assessment and Ignition Hazard Assessment.
• Elimination, reduction, or mitigation of risks • General safety measures
• Classification of hazardous zones
• Equipment and protective systems in hazardous zones
• Work clothing and personal protective equipment
• Accidents, incidents, and emergencies
• Information, instruction, and training
• Crisis Management / Disaster Recovery Management

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