Global Regulations and Standards for Explosive Environments

Safety Regulations & Standards and How to Apply Them

Weighing equipment and control terminals intended for use in explosive atmospheres must comply with extensive regulations, standards and directives before they can be traded and operated worldwide.

Safety is crucial for industries that operate in potentially explosive environments. Standards and regulations play an important role in these hazardous manufacturing venues by specifying the framework of conditions which guide both equipment manufacturers and operators to help ensure safety in manufacturing.

This white paper provides insights into safety regulations and standards for hazardous area use around the world. It explains their relevance for the processing industries and also highlights how they can be applied when choosing weighing equipment that will be used in hazardous locations.