Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Ensure Equipment Compliance in Hazardous Areas with New White Paper from METTLER TOLEDO



METTLER TOLEDO (Switzerland) - An increasing number of processing industry accidents globally is highlighting the importance of safety standards and safe-equipment design. A new white paper from METTLER TOLEDO provides insight into hazardous-area regulations, making it easier to apply current standards when choosing or manufacturing equipment for operation in potentially explosive environments.

METTLER TOLEDO is presents a new white paper, "Competency is Key: Hazardous Area Regulations and Standards" to help readers apply global, European, U.S./Canadian and several sets of regional regulations when choosing or manufacturing weighing equipment.

Companies that operate in hazardous areas are responsible for the health and safety of their workers. Critical comparisons of current standards will help enhance understanding of hazardous-area requirements and avoid the dangerous and sometimes expensive consequences of operating non-compliant equipment.

The white paper covers:

  • Equipment manufacturer and employer obligations
  • ATEX, IECEx, and FM guidelines
  • Safety issues specific to weighing technology to help enhance assessment of this equipment which is commonly used in industrial processing.

To ensure that weighing equipment has been designed for safe use in hazardous manufacturing and processing environments, download your copy of the white paper.

To download the Free Mettler Toledo’s White Paper click here.


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