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If your company or organization is involved in explosion prevention technology, or if your operations involve any work in hazardous or potentially hazardous areas, then you should consider becoming a member of SAFA.

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About Us

The South African Flameproof Association is a non profit body, and is an association of companies involved in explosion prevention/protection techniques for equipment used in hazardous atmospheres in industry and mining.

It comprises almost 200 member companies which include both end users and manufacturers, as well as relevant government bodies and equipment testing houses. The association has branches in Gauteng (Johannesburg) KwaZulu-Natal (Durban) and the Cape (Cape Town).


SAFA has been recognized as a Voluntary Association (Category C) in terms of Section 25(1)(3)  of the Engineering Professions Act (46 of 2000). In terms of this registration, ECSA registered professionals may earn Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points when participating in registered SAFA activities.  Read More...

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