Hazardous Locations Services

Global Testing, Inspection, and Certification and Total Quality Assurance services for hazardous locations and hazardous areas. Our expertise helps clients access global markets.

Drawing on our extensive experience in the industry, we work with you to bring your hazardous location product to global markets quickly and efficiently. From the widely recognized ETL mark for North America, to ATEX and IECEx certification, our team has the expertise to help you through the testing and hazardous locations certification process. We also deliver industry-leading training, helping ensure your teams have the knowledge and skills they need to work effectively and safely.

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Our Hazardous Location services include:

Our leading training courses deliver competence and knowledge on hazardous locations. We host regular courses at our training hubs around the world, or we can deliver training at a location and on dates of your choosing, tailoring to your company’s individual requirements.
Find out more about our Hazardous Locations Training Programmes.
Our preliminary design review and evaluation services offer an initial review of your product design concepts, helping you identify protection methods and gaps to the requirements of applicable standards. Our experts flag any potential areas that could be issues early, helping you get your product to market faster and more cost-effectively.
Find out more about Preliminary Design Review (PDR).
If you manufacture products intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres and sell in Europe, you must provide assurance that your equipment will not cause an explosion during routine operation. Intertek is a Notified Body accredited by UKAS, with many years of experience certifying equipment used in hazardous locations and explosive atmospheres. Intertek is also in the process of setting up a Notified Body in Italy.
Find out more about ATEX Certification.
The widely recognised ETL Mark is proof of product compliance to North American safety standards. We can help you get your products to market faster than our competitors, maximising revenue potential and market share. Intertek is an NRTL (Nationally Recognized Test Laboratory) under the OSHA program and a recognized Certification Body (CB) and Test Laboratory (TL) under the SCC (Standards Council of Canada).
Find out more about North American Approvals.
Decrease certification costs and turnaround time with the IECEx certification scheme for equipment for use in explosive atmospheres.
Find out more about IECEx Certification.
Intertek’s ETL Panel Builder Certification Program for Industrial Control Panels (ICPs) delivers an alternative, cost efficient approach to certification for manufacturers who custom build or mass-produce ICPs.
Find out more about ETL Panel Builder Program.
Technical file lodging with a Notified Body like Intertek, is a vital requirement for manufacturers of non-electrical components, equipment or assemblies. The minimum requirements to meet compliance with the ATEX Directive for Zone 1 (cat. 2G), Zone 21 (cat. 2D) and cat. M2 non-electrical components, equipment or assemblies, require the manufacturer or a representative within the EU, to lodge a technical file with a Notified Body for a period of 10 years after the last manufacture date.
Find out more about Technical File Services.
When products or assemblies are compliant, Intertek can certify your Quality Systems to the necessary levels (for example, ISO9001:2015, IECEx QAR and ATEX QAN) as well as offering the full range of environmental product and management system services to meet the latest directives.
You can rest assured that factory inspections from Intertek will keep your production line moving while meeting the requirements.
Find out more about Quality Audits.
Intertek is a leading expert in DSEAR and ATEX 2014/34/EU compliance and explosion risk reduction with unique services and skills. Our global blue-chip client base uses Intertek’s expertise to implement, train and verify that risk is reduced to acceptable levels and adequately managed thereafter. We provide:
  • - 3 yearly inspection services to IEC/EN 60079-17
  • - Initial detailed inspections to IEC/EN 60079-14
  • - Verification Dossier Compilation to IEC/EN 60079-14
  • - Maintenance & Repair Services to close out NCRs
  • - DSEAR inspections
  • - HAC services
Find out more about Site Services.
When you are designing intrinsically safe products, testing and certification is an essential consideration
Find out more about Intrinsic Safety.
Take charge in determining your Hazardous Locations protection needs
Find out more about Protection Methods.
Find out how certification and classification protocols can provide clear safety solutions
Find out more about Alternative Fuels.
With more than 300 accreditations, recognitions, and strategic partnerships around the world, we can offer total quality assurance – including testing, certification, retailer requirements, and cyber security – for any market you choose. We help you streamline and manage the conformity processes across international boundaries — whether it’s North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, or elsewhere.
Find out more about Global Market Access.
Our expertise can help accelerate your product design and market launch, access global markets, reduce costs, and mitigate risks.
Find out more about Consultancy services.

*Intertek does not provide consulting services for management systems certification. Any consulting activities provided by Intertek are separated and independent from certification activities.

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