ATEX AdCo group meeting20 June 2023
On Monday, 19 June 2023, the 35th meeting of the ATEX AdCo group - the European working group for administrative cooperation in the area of Directive 2014/34/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres - was held in the form of a teleconference.
The meeting was chaired by Roman Sąsiadek - deputy director of the Energy and Mechanical Department of the State Mining Authority, acting as the chairman of the ATEX AdCo group. Representatives of market supervision authorities of individual European Union countries and invited experts in the area covered by the group’s activities participated in the meeting.
In addition, the Energy and Mechanical Department of the State Mining Authority presented the activities of the Product Control Team by introducing selected issues from current activities in the area of market supervision of products covered by the ATEX directive used in the Polish mining industry; the Department also presented issues regarding the rules of operation of already used products in terms of compliance with the ATEX Directive (2014/34/EU) and the ATEX User Directive (1999/92/EC).