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DET-012
Pyrotechnic safety - 2020

Introduction to pyrotechnic safety

OBJECTIVE :

This training introduces the basics of pyrotechnic hazards. It enables participants (non-pyrotechnicians or beginners to the profession) to understand the dangers of explosive materials and items. It introduces the methods of risk control developed for pyrotechnic safety.

COURSE DURATION AND TIMETABLE :

The course lasts 3 days (20 hours) and includes:

  • 2 days in Paris (lectures, films)
  • 1 day at a pyrotechnic testing center in the Paris area (visit to the safety and demo laboratory)

GENERAL APPROACH :

To provide an overview of the risk control methods developed in the pyrotechnic field to prevent explosions and/or reduce their effects.

To gain an understanding of:

  • the hazard presented by accidental reactions of explosive substances (decomposition methods, effects of reactions, risk classification, accidentology)
  • the safety rules set out by regulations (work, environment and transport).

The course includes lectures, film screenings, facility tours and a demonstration of the pyrotechnic effects of explosive substances in a specialized testing center.

PREREQUISITE :

Course level: Basic

ENSI-level engineers, senior administrative staff, senior tech degree-level technicians.

COURSE DIRECTOR(S) :

Yves GUENGANT:

Expert in Pyrotechnic Safety at SME Environment*

*ArianeGroup

CONTENT :

  • Presentation on pyrotechnic risks
    • Examination of accidentology
    • The various modes of decomposition of explosive substances (combustion, explosion, detonation, etc.)
    • The effects of the reactions of materials and pyrotechnic items (overpressure, heat flow, projections, toxic, etc.)
    • Tests and criteria for risk classification
  • Regulation of pyrotechnic safety
    • Introduction to pyrotechnic accident prevention methods (risk analysis, Pyrotechnic Work Safety Studies, etc.)
    • Aspects of occupational safety regulation in pyrotechnic establishments
    • Aspects of regulations regarding the transport of explosive substances and items
  • A look at regulatory changes with the implementation of Decree 2013-973 and related decrees

WHEN AND WHERE :

Scheduled in French:

PARIS: 3 to 5 March 2020

 

For the English realization, please, consult us.

COURSE FEES :

€1,410 excluding tax (20% VAT)

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