Explosion risk assessment and the problems of ensuring safe production in explosion hazard conditions
Part 1. Risk and problems resulting from the provisions of the Regulation of the Minister of Economy of 8 July 2010 regarding minimum requirements for occupational safety and health, related to potentially explosive atmosphere in the place of work (ATEX 137 Directive).
Food manufacturing usually requires the use of powdered materials, which brings a hazard of explosion and fire. The Polish and European laws require from the owner of a production plant to prepare an Explosion Protection Document, which may become a costly problem for the plant owner. How to deal with that?