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An IECEx Accredited Company

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The ATEC Team

Goal

This IECEx Accreditation assures that there is expertise, impartiality, and auditable procedures in place ensuring work is done with integrity on behalf & under scrutiny of IECEx. ATEC provide verification, inspection & training services to many industries within potentially explosive atmospheres.

Project

Hazardous Area Inspection & Verification Campaign in Singapore for an International Oil Storage Company. In order to consolidate its existing terminalling investments and expand its business internationally, the client turned to ATEC to ensure an Internationally recognized Inspection was carried out – IECEx is the only system that provides an internationally accepted means of proving compliance with IEC standards.

Inspection Details

Atec recently completed a campaign of Inspections which involved 100 % Detailed inspection of all electrical equipment installed within pre-determined Explosive Atmospheres.

The Inspection & Verification Campaign consisted of ATEC Highly Experienced Certified Inspectors, verifying installation methods and materials for compliance against the relevant certification conditions and standards required for compliant safe use.

Deliverables included:

  • 100 % Detailed inspection
  • RFID tagging system to allow efficient, intuitive future periodic inspections.
  • Creation of a complete accurate Hazardous Area Equipment Register (supporting dossier of documentation – with IECEx approval)
  • Provision of a recommended list of punches detailing the actions required to ensure compliance to IEC 60079-14/17 standards
  • Provision of a recommendation list of replacement parts(BOM list)
  • Provision of Qualitative Analysis to allow RBI strategy to be agreed for future periodic inspections

Project Details

ATEC carried out the project over a duration of 6 months utilising over 10,000 man hours - all without any Lost Time Accidents (LTA's) or Incidents (LTI's) in full compliance with required Client Procedures along with International Standards.

HighlightsIndustry
  • O&G Storage
Business challenges
  • H&S Compliance
Keys to success
  • ATEC Standard Inspections
  • Competent Certified Inspectors
  • Detailed Project Management
  • Ability to interpret Standards and propose cost effective ALARP solutions
Benefits to clients includes:
  • Compliance with International Standards.
  • Prioritisation of remedial actions.
  • Qualitative Analysis applied for future periodic inspections & predictive maintenance.
  • Assurance that all potential ignition sources were identified & controlled.
  • Standards followed
  • IEC60079-14
  • IEC60079-17
  • Locations
    ATEC - Americas
    1225 Noth Loop West, Suite #705
    Houston, TX 77008
    Office: 713.862.0088
    Fax: 713.862.0099
    ATEC Training and Inspection Center
    2 Venture Drive, #15-28 Vision Exchange,
    Singapore 608526
    Office: +65.6251.8820
    Fac: +65.6254.1440
    ATEC - Myanmar
    85 Pan Hlaing Street
    Sanchaung Township
    11111 Yangon
    The Republic Of The Union Of Myanmar
    ATEC - India
    Bldg. – 39, Shop No. 102, Indian Corporation, Dapode Rd,
    Mankoli Naka Bhiwandi, Dist. Thane, Maharashtra 421302 India
    Dubai
    Techno Park, Jebel Ali, PO BOX 123776
    Dubai, UAE