DSEAR – Gases and Liquids
01 February 2023
HSE runs three courses to help employers comply with the
Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations
While there is some overlap between the courses delegates can
attend one or more courses depending on which area of DSEAR they
are interested in.
DSEAR places duties on employers and the self-employed to
protect employees, contractors and others from the risks from fires
and explosions related to dangerous substances stored and used in
This course explains the duties that DSEAR places on employers
and the actions needed to comply with them. It focuses particularly
on the assessment of risks and the application of controls to both
minimise and mitigate those risks.
The course will cover
- The legal duties
- Assessing the risks from dangerous substances
- Controlling and mitigating the risks
- An introduction to hazardous area classification
- Area classification of laboratories
- An introduction to equipment for use in explosive
Who should attend?
This course is aimed at managers and supervisors of process
plant and operations, where dangerous substances are used or
stored, or safety specialists who need to understand how to manage
the risks from dangerous substances within the framework of the
DSEAR duties. This course is intended to allow them to act as
an intelligent customer when commissioning work related to
The course will be run at the HSE Science and
Research Centre in the spa town of Buxton. Buxton is in
the heart of the Peak District and has good links to mainline train
stations and Manchester International Airport. This course can be
run at your site or local area by arrangement.
Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at www.visitbuxton.co.uk
£650 per person (includes course notes, certificate of
attendance and lunch/refreshments).
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
This course can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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