Risk Assessment and Hazardous Area Compliance

What we do?

DSEAR Risk Assessments

Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR), is a legal requirement and puts duties on the employer and the self-employed where the potential risk of fire or explosion is present in the workplace.

With competent DSEAR Assessors, we are able to offer comprehensive reports, site surveys and unlike others, we supporting our clients with ongoing advice, tool box talks and solution providers.

Hazardous Area Classification

The complexities of Hazardous Area and the equipment within, why not obtain specialist advice where we are able to support you with the following at a sensible cost:

  • Assessment of existing equipment and zones
  • Summary site assessment report
  • Development of a Managed Engineering document system
  • Condition report
  • Evaluation of hazards
  • Alternative approaches to DSEAR – using Mitigation, Temperature control, Ambient temperature limits, gas detection, safe shutdown systems to mention a few


Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations are a minefield of legislations and legal obligations. With companies passing the threshold limits, the degree of knowledge and the approach to all your storage, processing and handling of specified substances and quantities requires expertise. We can bring logic and a structure to dealing with the road to compliance – give us a call share your concern.

Machine Safety Expert

The safety of staff is paramount in the workplace, with many regulations in place to protect the user and the customer, machine safety has never been in so much in high demand. Such regulations as PUWER regulations, Electricity at Works Regulation demand Machine compliance and safety needs to be considered the machine lifecycle - at the design, manufacture, operational, maintenance and the dismantle stages of use.

As Machine Experts (CMSE TUV) call us for advice.

Engineering Management

A Chartered Manager offering key management and leadership skills to support your business:

  • Provides structured Engineering Compliance Documentation Systems
  • Organisational Change and restructuring with resource assessments
  • Facilitates performance and development of existing team complete with mentoring of staff and supervision/manager

A professional Change Manager, capable of delivering a Management of Change (MoC) process in to businesses complete with all administrative support and leadership in the application of a process.

Machine Safety Expert

SES (UK) offers Machine Safety Experts, whether in the design phase, after a Safety or Competent Authority audit, retrofit, upgrade or an operational improvement to meet legally obligations. SES (UK) Ltd can support you in your journey. We can provide a one-stop shop solution or work alongside your teams providing education and mentoring to eliminate potential safety risks for human and machine throughout the entire machine lifecycle.

Project Management

Experienced Strategic project manager with in excess of 35years working in multinational blue-chip companies delivering Engineering Projects through a proven and structured framework.

SES (UK) Ltd has the ability to offer to its clients a wide range of solutions to deliver projects, from a turn key projects to tailor made short term phased project support, where SES implements a projects structure, including specification, tendering, procurement, execution and training complete with on-going support to in-house resources.

DSEAR Auditor

DSEAR Risk Assessments are a legal requirement for any company having flammable liquids, solids, oxidisers, explosives, and dusts in the workplace. SES (UK) Ltd auditors are competent with many years of experience to evaluate the storage, transportation, handling, and process of dangerous substances. SES (UK) Ltd offer a detailed report on the audit findings, providing educational supporting evidence and useful guidance, as well as on-site audit discussions and sharing of knowledge. Included in the report is grading the deviation from the regulations and being able to think outside of the box, we can offer potential solutions to your deviations from compliance.

Separate to the audit several DSEAR training formats can be offered from a short toolbox talk DSEAR Awareness training package through to several options on a more formal designed DSEAR training module at our premises or on the client's site. Ask for details.

Providing training and Support for all industries

Engineering Expert offering Management, Strategy & Change Management

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Solutions we provide ...

Specialised Engineering Services (UK) ltd offer a range of solutions for those complex problems or those resources that need additional support. Here are our topics of expertise in Engineering.

Engineering Management & Consulting
  • Change Management
  • Organisation Restructure
  • Strategy Planning
  • Performance Management
  • Resource Management
  • Finance/Budget Management
  • Visual Performance Management (VPM)
  • Engineering Best Practice Systems
  • GMP / Ex implementation
  • Negotiations
  • Contracts Management
  • Managed Documented System
  • Best Practice Development and Sharing
Project Management
  • Practitioner
  • Risk Management
  • Technical Specification
  • Client Specification (CRS)
  • User Requirement Specification (URS)
  • Functional Design Specification (FDS)
  • Value Engineering
  • Technical Documentation
  • Commissioning - FAT/SAT
  • Concept designs
Engineering Maintenance
  • Resource Management
  • Finance/Budget Control
  • Task-lists
  • Human Factors
  • Reliability Maintenance (RCM)
  • Continue Improvements
  • Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Coaching and Development
  • Managed Documented System
  • Best Practice Development and Sharing
  • Mentoring & Training
Engineering Compliance
  • COMAH (section 5)
  • Risk Management
  • Hazop/Hazid
  • Incident Investigation
  • Audits - Electrical/Control safety
  • Area Classification
  • Machine Safety
  • CE Marking
  • Safe Systems of Use
  • Human Factors programs
  • Sustainability - ESOS
  • Expert Reports
Design & Build
  • CompEx Electrical Installations
  • Electrical & Control Design Engineering
  • Machine Safety & Automation
  • Engineering Drawing Facilities
Training & Development
  • DSEAR with a Bang training
  • DSEAR awareness training
  • Hazardous Areas training
  • Continuous Improvement – Green Belt/Black belt training
  • Visual Performance Management in the workplace training module
  • Engineering inhouse Craft skills
  • Bespoke In-house Training
  • GMP training
Facilities Management
  • Complete M&E Solutions
  • Standards / Specifications
  • Best Practices and roll out
  • Organisation Change
  • Outsourcing solutions
  • Negotiations

Providing training and Support for all industries

Specialised Engineering Solutions (UK) Ltd has over 40 years in Engineering providing solutions for multinational blue-chip companies to meet Compliance, Performance of Equipment and Resource and to delivery On-Schedule, to Quality and within budget everytime.

Either working for you or within your team – you can rely on SES (UK) Ltd.

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Get in touch ...

For further information or to discuss a project or development, contact us to get your free quote.

SES - Specialised Engineering Solutions (UK) Ltd.
Wind in the Willows Office
Cobsden Road
St. Mary's Bay
Kent TN29 0RG

+44 (0) 7713 793 521