DSEAR Gap Analysis
ATEX 153 and DSEAR Gap Analysis
Overview of DSEAR
DSEAR is a UK statutory instrument; companies are legally required to comply, the date for compliance was July 2006. DSEAR covers ‘Flammable Materials and Explosive Atmospheres’ such as flammable solvents, gases, fuel and most dusts.
The method of compliance is a fully documented system that covers all aspects of explosion safety (Often called and EPD, Explosion Protection Document). On Completion, the EPD must be signed off by someone who is competent in the field of explosion prevention.