Quality in the construction industry

SQS monitors and certifies quality standards in the construction industry.

Increasing price and performance pressures are forcing companies in the construction industry to meet high quality standards for their management systems, processes and customer focus. SQS is the ideal partner to put in place, monitor and certify the appropriate tools. As a client, you will benefit from the extensive expertise and experience of our auditors. It guarantees specific support in the development of the required quality standards that is tailored to the needs of the business.

Monitoring of construction product standards

SQS provides specific services for certain sectors of the construction industry. For example, in construction product standards: Monitoring activity is carried out on behalf of the Swiss Federation for Monitoring Stone Construction Materials (SÜGB). It is directed towards the requirements of the Construction Products Act (BauPG) and the specific standards of the Construction Products Regulation (BauPV). By working closely with the SÜGB and the inspectorate of the Association for Swiss Gravel and Concrete Industry (FSKB) an optimum combination of system and product monitoring is guaranteed. The customer benefits from this.

Lifts ...

Another industry-specific SQS service is directed towards lift manufacturers. With the combined certification of ISO 9001 and the Lift Ordinance SR 930.112, customers can perform final inspections and issue the Declaration of Conformity themselves. This saves the costs of external services and enhances the company's internal expertise.

... and welding companies

Certification pursuant to ISO 3834:2, which corresponds to an interpretation of ISO 9001 for welding operations, is directed towards companies with expertise in welding engineering in either the regulated or the free market. SQS specialists provide process optimisation and risk minimisation support to the business. By demonstrating its expertise, the company promotes confidence among its customers.

The goal: Quality management

A wide range of other tools is also available to companies in the construction industry to enable them to improve their operational performance and to make a name for themselves with customers, partners, investors or the legislature as businesses with high quality standards. The focus is on standards ISO 9001 (quality management), ISO 14001 (certification of environmental management systems) and OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001 (occupational health and safety protection). SQS also offers a range of other tailor-made assessment and certification services that demonstrate high standards of environmental protection and sustainability. These include energy management systems pursuant to ISO 50001, the validation of environmental and sustainability reports and development of the EcoEntreprise sustainable development assessment model.

Overview of the offer

Main standards

  • Certification of quality management systems

  • Certification of environmental management systems

  • Certification of occupational health and safety

  • Certification of occupational health and safety
    (The BS OHSAS 18001:2007 looses its validity per March 11, 2021 and will be replaced by the ISO 45001.)

  • Anti-bribery management systems
    (The responsible product manager, Mr Gianluigi Pezzuolo will be glad to answer any further questions regarding this product).

Additional standards

National schemes

  • This product will be certified in Italy only. (The responsible product manager, Mr Pierluigi Berticelli will be glad to answer any further questions regarding this product.)

  • For more information, see RT-05, Scope 28.

  • Directive on security for elevators

  • Directive on security for elevators (The certification by SQS is not offered any longer. Existing certificates stay valid until the end of their validity.)

Labels

Assessment models

  • Security systems
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Evaluation of data centre infrastructure
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Environmental control
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Telecommunications cabling infrastructure
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Power distribution
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Management and operational information
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • Building construction
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

  • General concepts
    (For any further information concerning the product please contact the product responsible, Mr. Wolfgang Schwarz.)

Guidelines

Jürg Mosimann
Jürg Mosimann
I will gladly take time for you!

+41 58 710 33 56

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