The three regulations that regulate the Prevention of Risks in Explosive Atmospheres are the following:

  • Royal Decree 400/1996 on equipment and protective systems for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (Transposition of Directive 94/9 / EC (ATEX-100.
  • Royal Decree 681/2003 on the protection of the health and safety of workers exposed to risks arising from the presence of explosive atmospheres in the workplace [Transposition of Directive 99/92 / EC (ATEX-137)]
  • Law 31/1995 on Prevention of Occupational Risks determines the basic body of guarantees and responsibilities for adequate protection of the health of workers in the workplace, leaving to the development of regulatory rules the setting of minimum measures for adequate protection (Article 43 Law 31/1995 LPRL)