Zone 2 lighting is usually used in the area surrounding hazardous substances like petrol and other potentially explosive chemicals – so why might it be necessary near dirty water? A study in the Journal of Hazardous Materials carried out at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Japan helps to answer this […]
Archive - June2014
The Health & Safety Executive has launched a consultation on a proposed revision of the DSEAR L133 regulations for petrol tanker deliveries, including consideration of adequate Zone 1 lighting. DSEAR is the Approved Code of Practice on the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002, and L133 specifically covers the process of unloading deliveries from […]
Ex-Mo helps save on unnecessary power consumption from lighting and other switching devices. Ex-Mo can be used to control site lighting so that lighting is only switched on when people are present and off when they are not, therefore saving electricity by reducing your energy bills and reducing your Carbon Footprint.
Where there is the potential for vapours or other hazardous substances to be present in the atmosphere, such as is the case surrounding Zone 2 equipment, the temptation might be to try and avoid the use of electrical and digital equipment as far as possible. But an article published ahead of the Safety & Health […]
The presence of combustible fuels and vapours can increase the apparent risk in a hazardous area, but any location that is exposed to the elements may benefit from some surge protection. That is because of the risk – however slim – of a spike in electrical current caused as the result of a lightning strike, […]