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DSEAR with a Big Bang

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What do you know about Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres? The lecture includes many different experiments to illustrate the technical content. There will be flashes, flames, explosions and noise.

Date and Time

16 March 2016 - 19:00-21:00

Location

Oxford, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Joint Event.
Contact mamartin@theiet.org for more information.


About this event

What do you know about Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres? 
Do you work with gas or dust or simply enjoy flashes and loud bangs? 

Come and join us to learn about: 
  • Legal foundations 
  • How sources of danger arise
  • Fundamentals about the origin of Explosions, Deflagrations and Fires
  • The difference between flashpoint and auto-Ignition
  • The meaning of the danger triangle
  • Risks resulting from improper storage or handling of substances
  • Ignition sources
This lecture is aimed at those responsible for Health and Safety in the workplace, Environmental responsibilities, Operations, HR, Managers and Directors.

The lecture includes many different experiments to illustrate the technical content. There will be flashes, flames, explosions and noise. Places in the front row are on a strictly first come first served basis!

Programme

18:30 Registration and refreshments
19:00 Lecture starts

Reasons to attend

The DSC Lecture is informative, lively and thoroughly entertaining. The lecture opens by covering the necessary Legislation and moves quickly into 18 graphic live desktop Chemistry style experiments that clearly demonstrate what goes wrong, when storage is incorrect or handling is not taken seriously.

Cost

Free

Additional information

This is a joint event with the IMechE.
You can see the poster for the event here.

Registration information

This is a free event however places are limited.  Please register to reserve a place and avoid disappointment.

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