Hazardous Areas Management

In our role as hazardous areas specialists, GENEX is committed to maintaining excellence in hazardous areas management and ensuring hazardous areas compliance. Each service and maintenance task on industrial gas appliances is accompanied by a rigorous condition assessment, adhering to stringent hazardous areas compliance standards. Our clients receive a comprehensive Condition Assessment Report, a crucial component of the hazardous areas dossier, reflecting our dedication to hazardous areas compliance.

This methodical approach positions us among leading hazardous areas companies, enabling us to craft bespoke maintenance strategies for specific equipment. We ensure optimal operational safety and compliance in hazardous environments, always prioritizing hazardous areas compliance in our processes.

GENEX hazardous areas management services include:

  • Planning, Design, Procurement, Installation, and Implementation
  • Preventative and Corrective Maintenance Solutions
  • Hazardous areas inspection and rectification
  • Digital Inspection & Document Management Software

Planning, Design, Installation and Implementation

Our engineering team is adept at assisting with the design and classification of hazardous facilities. Trained to the latest IECEx certification standards for hazardous areas installation and inspection, our specialist technicians ensure your equipment is installed, tested, and commissioned to meet the highest industry benchmarks.

GENEX Energy designs, installs, tests equipment and help in developing digital hazardous areas verification dossiers (HAVD).
  • Design of electrical equipment and systems for hazardous areas
  • Classifications of hazardous areas
  • Procurement of explosion protection equipment
  • Audit and report of pre-existing systems, documentation (non-conformity reports)
  • Conformity Assessment Documents for approval of foreign Ex equipment
  • Install electrical equipment in hazardous areas
  • Develop and implement a digital Hazardous Areas Verification Dossier (HAVD)
GENEX Energy designs, installs, tests equipment and help in developing digital hazardous areas verification dossiers (HAVD).

Preventative and Corrective Maintenance Solutions

  • Inspect, verify and test electrical equipment in hazardous areas
  • Rectification of non-compliant or conformant equipment
  • Service and maintain explosion protected equipment

System Failure, Fault Analysis and Optimisation

  • Troubleshooting complex electrical systems
  • Power quality analysis
  • Power factor correction
  • Process and plant optimisation
GENEX Energy designs, installs, tests equipment and help in developing digital hazardous areas verification dossiers (HAVD).
GENEX Energy designs, installs, tests equipment and help in developing digital hazardous areas verification dossiers (HAVD).

Digital Inspection and Document Management Software

  • RFID & QR tagging systems
  • Digital Hazardous Area Verification Dossier
  • Digital inspection, verification and testing software solutions
  • Operation and Maintenance software solutions for EEHA equipment

We make it our business to stay informed of the latest technology and innovation advancements so that we can offer your business the best solutions possible.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Hazardous Areas Management & why is it important?

Hazardous Areas Management is a specialised discipline focused on identifying and controlling risks in areas where explosive atmospheres may occur due to flammable gases, vapours, or dust. This practice, essential for hazardous areas compliance, involves meticulously creating and updating a hazardous area dossier.

Hazardous areas specialists play a key role in this process, employing their expertise to assess risks, implement safety protocols, and maintain adherence to safety standards. The ultimate goal of Hazardous Areas Management is to protect personnel, facilities, and the environment in industries dealing with flammable substances. It includes:

  • Assessing risks
  • Implementing safety control measures
  • Maintaining compliance with relevant standards and regulations
  • Ensuring adequate training for technicians
  • Record keeping.

GENEX ENERGY support our customers with services such as:

  • Development of a Hazardous Areas Management Plan
  • Development of a Hazardous Areas Verification Dossier
  • Implementation of Digital inspection platforms
  • Gap Analysis Audits on existing Hazardous Areas Verification Dossiers.

Can GENEX assist with the development of a hazardous area management plan?

GENEX ENERGY is equipped to help with the development a comprehensive hazardous area management plan, aligning with industry standards and regulations.

Our team will work with you to assess needs, conduct site evaluations, and identify potential hazards. The management plan includes area classification, equipment selection, installation, maintenance, and inspections, focusing on safety, compliance, and efficiency. It outlines the requirements for training, qualifications, identifies the Responsible Person with Executive Function, stipulates how to manage equipment replacement and overhaul, and provides a structured method for managing risks.

Partner with us for a tailored, robust management plan for a safe and compliant facility.

We want to convert our paper-based hazardous areas verification dossier to a digital one, can GENEX help?

GENEX ENERGY enhances hazardous areas management with our advanced digital platform, FieldView. This tablet based solution replaces the outdated paper-based systems previously used for (HA) dossiers. FieldView simplifies inspections, data management, and streamlines data handling.

GENEX will either fully manage this process on your behalf or support your team through the process. We utilise existing data from the paper-based dossier to construct a digital Hazardous Area (HA) Verification Dossier, ensuring compliance with AS/NZS60079 standards, making your operations both efficient and compliant.

Are you able to provide specialist hazardous area training?

Yes, GENEX ENERGY provide specialist hazardous areas training & certification. This is typically carried out on site, using the clients existing equipment.

In partnership with our affiliates, GENEX offer:

  • Certificate IV in Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas;
  • IECEx Certificate of Personnel Competence.

We tailor our training to suite the needs of our clients. Speak to one of our training representatives for further details. Contact us.

What is Hazardous Areas Management?

Hazardous Areas Management involves identifying and mitigating risks in areas with potentially explosive atmospheres, ensuring safety and regulatory compliance.

How does GENEX ENERGY assist with Hazardous Areas Management?

We provide comprehensive management services, including risk assessment, planning, and ensuring compliance with safety standards.

What standards do GENEX ENERGY comply with in Hazardous Areas Management?

Our services adhere to AS/NZS60079 standards, ensuring top-tier safety and compliance.

Can GENEX ENERGY help in developing Hazardous Area Verification Dossiers?

Yes, we specialise in creating and managing comprehensive dossiers, aligning with regulatory requirements.

What industries benefit from GENEX ENERGY's Hazardous Areas Management?

Our services cater to a wide range of industries, particularly those dealing with flammable substances or explosive atmospheres.

  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power Generation
  • Chemical Processing