ATEX Inspections and your Business

Friday 11 September

Hazardous area services are vital for any business which is within a hazardous environment – they help identify and prevent any hazards from happening, as well as maintaining any hazardous equipment to avoid issues going forward. Some of our most popular hazardous area services include ATEX inspections and installations.

What does ATEX stand for? 

ATEX is an acronym for Atmospheres Explosible, and describes a hazardous area, which has potentially explosive environments of various categories – both gaseous (petrochemical), and dust. 

Why choose SR Electrical Services LTD for the job? 

Here at SR Electrical Services LTD, we carry out inspections and tests to BS EN 60079-17 (Visual, Close, and Detailed), DSEAR regulations, and APEA (design, construction, modification, maintenance, and decommissioning of filling stations – 4th edition). 

What’s our area of expertise? 

Our extent of expertise in hazardous area services has been developed through working on a wide range of installation areas, including the following: 

- Petrochemical 

- Dust

- Bunkering 


- Forecourts 

- Independent high-level alarm systems

- Static earthing

- Motor installations 

Why can you trust us? 

Our impressive list of accreditations and certifications state that we are NICEIC Hazardous Area Approved Contractors, ECA Approved Contractors, and that we are CompEx trained and qualified engineers. You can view our full range of accreditations here. (each accreditation listed will be linked through to the certificate) 

Find out how we helped one of our valued clients with their ATEX Hazardous Area Lighting installation here.

We understand ATEX inspections and installations more than most; ensuring you consistent and valuable service throughout our project together. To find out more about how our team can help your business with ATEX inspections, or other hazardous area services, get in touch with us today by giving us a call on 01562 750804, or email us at Alternatively, you can complete the contact form here.

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- View our previous projects here for details about specific services

- View our full range of hazardous area services here

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The Importance of Regular DSEAR Assessments

November 2023

It’s common knowledge that following the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 is an essential measure to protect your business from fire and explosion.

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ATEX Inspections: The Ultimate Equipment Safety Measure

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Although they may seem like a ‘worst-case scenario’, workplace explosions are a risk sector-wide, and the possibility is apparent at any hazardous area with flammable gases, mists, vapours or combustible dusts present. For this reason, ATEX directives are in place.

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Recently, we were called in to help a business in the food manufacturing sector with new hazardous area electrics at their site.

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Our team carried out a rectification project on faulty header point light fittings in Lerwick.

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