CMSE Training held the very first IOSH accredited Explosion Safety Management training course last week, at their Fire Training facility in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork.

Attendees on the course came from various backgrounds including the fire services, manufacturing industry, engineering industry and more.




Gary Horgan, Senior EHS Consultant with CMSE Training, conducted the course, discussing a range of topics, including:

  • ATEX Legal Overview
  • Why Manage Explosion Risks?
  • Gas & Vapour Explosion Characteristics
  • Dust Explosion Characteristics
  • Hazardous Area Classification
  • Ignition Sources
  • Equipment Selection in Explosive Atmospheres
  • Explosive Atmospheres Risk Assessments
  • Explosion Prevention, Mitigation and Control
  • Equipment Inspection and Maintenance Standards
  • Explosion Protection Document

The aim of the course was to give participants a good understanding of the principles of the prediction, prevention. mitigation of gas, vapour and dust explosions hazards in the workplace.

The Explosion Safety Management course is the first of its kind, having being developed by the team at CMSE and accredited by leading body IOSH.

CMSE Training will be running this course in Cork in September, Dublin in October, and London later this year. You can check out the full details of the course by clicking here, or by contacting the team at CMSE Training on 1850 315 415 or email