Every ATEX plug, socket or couplers designed for hazardous area working features an upgraded specification for very good reasons.
Our visual guide is designed to be an at-a-glance reminder of...
20th September 2022
The latest, purpose-made equipment is vital for working safety and more efficiently on a jobsite. Click to discover some main risk areas and essential equipment recommendations.
2nd August 2022
For many professionals in the oil and gas sector, platform decommissioning is a type of project they’ll find themselves working on sooner or later during their career.
Everyone in the industry...
25th July 2022
It would be too easy to think of a renewable energy plant as a safer worksite due to the absence of some traditional risk factors. But this is an incorrect, and potentially dangerous, approach to any...
6th June 2022
Like many of our clients working in heavy industries and manufacturing, we often study reports from workplace incidents to help understand how we can play an even bigger part in helping to keep people...
23rd May 2022
Working in the Petrochemicals Industry: Safety Begins Before You Arrive On-Site
11th May 2022
Our quick read blog introduces life extensions, explains the risks senior engineers plan for in a life extension and also explains how we can help create a safer, more efficient project.
25th April 2022
Click to discover why safer hot work doesn’t just start with the right equipment, but how the right purpose-made kit can mean a safer, smarter project too.
21st January 2022
The right equipment can have a vital role in faster, more efficient work offshore to mitigate risks and carry out essential maintenance. Click to find out how.
6th December 2021
The advantages of explosion proof lighting go WELL beyond the obvious, essential safety benefits. Click to find out more.
22nd November 2021
Specialists who work in challenging conditions, especially offshore professionals, often turn to us for equipment advice. This means we hear their feedback on the products available on an almost daily...
5th October 2021
Click to discover how a common temporary heating error can avoid on-site delays and impact on your budget.
20th September 2021
8th September 2021
An introduction to some of the – potentially – life or death measures you’ll need to consider for safe tank cleaning. Click to find out more.
28th July 2021
The advance of hydrogen fuel is now all but unstoppable but it does raise an essential consideration for those who will be managing or carrying out on-site work where hydrogen power is used: what equipment...
21st May 2021
Welding? Painting? Dusty Environment?
Discover why air filtration is a workplace essential for effective, safer working and how to make it happen.
17th May 2021
30th April 2021
Choosing between portable work lighting and fixed lighting? The right decision has a huge impact on safe, efficient working. Click to find out more.
13th April 2021
23rd March 2021
19th February 2021
Water & Wastewater Plant Safety: Essential Advice from Our Specialists
18th February 2021
8th February 2021
26th January 2021
14th January 2021
Winter means the use of high-performance heating is more important than ever as the right solution brings faster completion times at a time of year when it matters most.
12th January 2021
Workplace safety is vital to all who run businesses.
In this article, we listed workplace safety tips for keeping employees and others safe at work.
4th December 2020
Biogas, biodiesel and bioethanol production, is the utilization of organic waste exchanged to energy, leading to multiple benefits for the environment and most importantly a cleaner greener future!...
28th August 2020
In the early period of the oil industry, the most experienced entrepreneurs and engineers achieved almost mythical status. When we consider that before petrochemicals, the closest equivalent was whale...
28th May 2019
There are all sorts of working environments around the world where gases and vapours in the air pose a risk to everyone working there. It is essential to maintain an effective ventilation system when...
26th April 2019
SA Equip had the pleasure of being represented by our exclusive Australian distributor, Pacific Automation at the Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference (AOG) in Perth last week.
22nd March 2019
The offshore oil and gas industry is renowned for having extremely strict safety requirements and regulations. Due to limited space on offshore rigs and platforms there is often high demands for the...
21st March 2019
Daniel O'Brien, Quality and Continous Improvement Specialist speaks about the importance of clear quality processes, team work and his role at SA Equip.
7th January 2019
An increase in the awareness of both potentially explosive gas and dust atmospheres has led to stricter safety requirements within the EX market.
17th October 2018
The oil and gas industry has dealt with a great number of challenges since the downturn began in 2015. The industry has often been characterised as being set in its ways and fearing change.
19th September 2018
12th June 2018
Lower profit margins across a range of industries means more efficient operations and processes are critical to aid not only success, but survival.
1st December 2017
We are excited to be returning to exhibit at Offshore Europe as it provides us with a great opportunity to engage with our customers face-to-face and further strengthen our position as a key supplier...
14th August 2017
Dependable, uninterrupted and most importantly safe power distribution is fundamental in allowing companies across every industry to operate efficiently without any difficulties.
28th July 2017
Potentially explosive working areas are defined as locations in which gases, vapors, mists and dusts combined with air can form flammable substances.
21st July 2017
Portable Worklights/Floodlights which, in normal use, can be moved from one place to another while connected to the power supply.
19th April 2017
Most electrical/electronic products have to achieve some, EU directives. One of the main purposes of these directives will be for safety. So a product will be tested by the manufacturer or an external...
19th April 2017
You will agree there is always pressure to get maintenance work completed quickly and safely. Risks need assessing and reducing or removing.
11th April 2017
Relative humidity causes many problems. It slows down work rates, stops paint and coatings from sticking or curing properly, causes delays to projects and so on. So what is it?
7th April 2017
The SA LUMIN EX LED Tasklight is a very versatile. It hangs, stands up, lies down, as well as being extremely comfortable and lightweight to hold.
There is simply nothing like it...
10th March 2017
The SA CYCLONE Portable Fan 30cm is a high power ventilation unit for use in hazardous areas. Constructed from ultra tough antistatic polymer and fitted with aluminium turbine fan blades, the fan will...
6th March 2017
To work effectively, you often have to move air. Good air in, bad air out. The SA CYCLONE range of ATEX portable fans, anti-static ducting, couplers and adaptors allow you to make an inhospitable, dangerous...
3rd March 2017
StocExpo Europe retuns to Rotterdam for 2017 after a year in Antwerp, continuing to be perfectly placed in the ARA region - is the world's largest oil trading hub.
8th February 2017
Do you remember SA Equip launched the excellent range which includes the Standard, Compact and UV Floodlight variants?
4th January 2017
Are you looking to save money on your projects? It’s a question that we can probably guess the answer to and one that is prevalent in the market just now. We all know that when planning work in...
9th November 2016
What is ATEX?
ATEX is an acronym of the French Atmospheriques Explosive. This European Directive amends and adds safety requirements for hazardous areas in the relevant national legislation...
3rd October 2016
Do you find it difficult to see through the dust created when blasting? Do you have to wait for the air to clear and then go back over sections that have been missed? Sound familiar? Would you like...
26th August 2016
Buying equipment for use in a hazardous area requires that you know the different types of plugs and sockets available to suit your needs. The table below clarifies the different makes available and...
25th July 2016