March 1, 2023

Making Light Work of Illuminating Hazardous Areas

Highly reliable and totally safe, our SA LUMIN Vessel Entry Kits are vital when both access and worker wellbeing are at a premium. This versatile 24V vessel entry lighting system allows work in hazardous and confined conditions – including Zone 1 areas where the risk of electric shock means a reduced voltage is the safest […]

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combustible dust explosions blog by portable EX hazardous area certified equipment specialists SA Equip
January 17, 2023

Combustible Dust Explosions: Why They Happen (And How to Reduce Your Risk)

A dust cloud explosion is a risk your workplace simply must mitigate for two unmissable reasons: the potentially lethal nature of the knock-on effects and because a serious explosion involving a seemly harmless substance can easily occur. After all, one explosion – a 1981 blast at a plant in Banbury, England – involved custard powder […]

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September 20, 2022

The Importance of ATEX Plugs, Sockets and Couplers: What You Need to Know

Every ATEX plug, socket or couplers designed for hazardous area working features an upgraded specification for very good reasons. Our visual guide is designed to be an at-a-glance reminder of the benefits of, and options available for, ATEX plugs, sockets and couplers. Feel free to use our image for training and reference purposes. Questions? Simply contact one […]

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August 2, 2022

Expecting a Utilities Sector Project? Read This!

UTILITIES AND SAFETY: EQUIPPING FOR A SAFER WORKSITE Working on a project in the utilities industry carries a wide range of risks. However, one truism remains a constant: equipping properly with the latest specialist equipment will help to create a safer, more efficient project. We’ve compiled this overview of the main worksite dangers to be […]

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July 25, 2022

Oil & Gas Decommissioning: The Unseen Safety Risks (And Solutions)

For many professionals in the oil and gas sector, platform decommissioning is a type of project they’ll find themselves working on sooner or later during their career. Everyone in the industry should, therefore, be aware of an essential fact about decommissioning: the safety risks for operatives can go well beyond the obvious. That’s why we’ve […]

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July 4, 2022

Reducing Shutdown Impact Starts with the Right Equipment

Every offshore professional knows that a well-executed shutdown can avoid damaging delays, disruption and costs. This means a textbook shutdown begins with meticulous planning including the right equipment…

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June 6, 2022

Expecting a Renewable Worksite? Plan ahead for These Risks

It would be too easy to think of a renewable energy plant as a safer worksite due to the absence of some traditional risk factors. But this is an incorrect, and potentially dangerous, approach to any…

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May 23, 2022

A Tragic Safety Reminder for All Site Owners

Like many of our clients working in heavy industries and manufacturing, we often study reports from workplace incidents to help understand how we can play an even bigger part in helping to keep people…

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May 11, 2022

Working in the Petrochemicals Industry: Safety Begins Before You Arrive On-Site

Working in the Petrochemicals Industry: Safety Begins Before You Arrive On-Site

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April 25, 2022

Changed Oil & Gas Strategies for Changed Times: Why Life Extensions Are a Hot Topic

Our quick read blog introduces life extensions, explains the risks senior engineers plan for in a life extension and also explains how we can help create a safer, more efficient project.

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