Hazardous-Area Safety Competence Guide from METTLER TOLEDO Offers Insight into Protection Methods for Overall Safety

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A new Hazardous-Area Safety Competence Guide from METTLER TOLEDO explains how to avoid dangerous situations when manufacturing in hazardous areas with compliant equipment, a comprehensive understanding of standards and regulations and methods of equipment protection. The guide also explains how to correctly install and maintain equipment in hazardous areas and shows the examples of weighing systems for hazardous areas.

Hazardous-Area Safety Competence Guide from METTLER TOLEDO Offers Insight into Protection Methods for Overall Safety.

Hazardous-Area Safety Competence Guide from METTLER TOLEDO Offers Insight into Protection Methods for Overall Safety.

Careful selection weighing solutions to meet specific process requirements and regulations can be a challenging task for manufacturers that work within hazardous areas.

Every year in the news there seems to be a major incident resulting from an accident in a hazardous area. Most of these unfortunate incidents could be prevented with better planning and the right equipment and maintenance. Even the most well-meaning companies can easily make mistakes, but in hazardous areas, those mistakes can come at high price. Preparation, training on regulatory standards and using the right equipment is the key for safe production in hazardous areas.

A new guide from METTLER TOLEDO offers expertise for chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturers who work in potentially explosive environments. The Hazardous-Area Safety Competence Guide addresses the following topics:

  •     Explosion protection basics
  •     International standards and regulations
  •     Hazardous-area classification
  •     Electrical equipment in hazardous areas
  •     Types of protection
  •     Installation and maintenance
  •     Weighing in hazardous areas

Careful selection weighing solutions to meet specific process requirements and regulations can be a challenging task for manufacturers that work within hazardous areas. However, it is essential to workplace safety as well as measurement accuracy.
Download the Guide: http://www.mt.com/ind-hazguide

About METTLER TOLEDO
METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global manufacturer of precision instruments. The Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company also holds top-three market positions in several related analytical instruments and is a leading provider of automated chemistry systems used in drug and chemical compound discovery and development. In addition, the Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of metal detection systems used in production and packaging. Additional information about METTLER TOLEDO can be found at http://www.mt.com.

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