ESC to present at the IMechE event Compliance in Bulk Materials Handling 2016

ESC to present at the IMechE event Compliance in Bulk Materials Handling 2016ESC’s Ron Bell and David Green will be presenting at the Institue of Mechanical Engineers, IMechE, on 22nd September 2016 at IMechE Engineering Training Centre, Sheffield.

The session, “What Is Functional Safety And What Do I Need To Know About It?”, is an introduction to functional safety for the bulk handling industry.  In particular how does Functional Safety interact with ATEX.

Compliance in Bulk Materials Handling 2016 – Details

This is a must-attend event that brings end-users and suppliers alike from across the industry to discuss and reveal how to comply with the latest bulk materials handling regulations The programme features exclusive end user case studies from food and drink, port and cross-industry experts about strategies to meet the requirements and lessons learned from not doing so!

5 key reasons to join!

Get a clear understanding of ATEX and DSEAR directives and their importance in identifying and reducing risk

  1. Find out how ABP Humber Ports simultaneously mitigates risk, complies with legal requirements and protects their brand reputation
  2. Take back fresh perspectives and new techniques on how to maintain compliance while reducing unnecessary costs
  3. Join roundtable debates to consider the impact of equipment design, staff awareness and Brexit on current and future compliance requirements
  4. Benefit from the insights of speakers including Gexcon, ATEX Explosions Hazards, DEKRA Insight, Engineering Safety Consultants and The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology

ESCs Presentation

The main aim of this presentation is to give an overview of Functional Safety, in particular how does Functional Safety interact with ATEX.

The presentation will cover:

  • Outline the market environment, both legal/regulatory concerning functional safety and outline the relevant international standards;
  • Provide an overview of the concept of functional safety in the context of process safety;
  • Illustrate the role of functional safety in achieving the process target risks and will  indicate the differences with the application of ATEX as applied to electrical/mechanical equipment.


For more details contact or to register please visit the IMechE event page.