Safe behavior in hazardous areas

Learn how to work safely in Ex areas. The authorities require documented training in explosion prevention for all who enter Ex areas.

Technical information

Course name : Safe behaviour in hazardous areas
Course manual : No
Type : E-learning
Duration : 1h 5min
Language: English
Provider: Trainor

System requirements

This course can be run on a computer, tablet and smart phone. For handheld devices we recommend a stable Wi-fi connection. Flash is not required for this course.

Recommended minimum connection speed is 1.5 Mbps. If you experience problems while running the course, we recommend using the Google Chrome browser.


The course provides basic knowledge of hazardous areas and the risks associated with passing through or working in such areas.

Target group

Personnel who have access to areas where there is explosion hazard.

Subjects covered in the course

  • The risk of fire and explosion
  • Risks associated with hazardous areas where there is gas or dust in suspension
  • Sources of ignition
  • Risks and consequences
  • Preventing accidents and dangerous incidents
  • Working methods
  • Using the correct tools
  • Safety measures
  • Examples of accidents and incidents

The course is based on the Directive 1999/92/EC (ATEX User directive), IEC 60079-0, IEC 60079-10, EN 1127-1.

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