DGR EC type-examination and product quality assurance

Certification of pressure equipment and its manufacturing according to the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Ordinance SR 819.121 and of the Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23 EC, modules B and E

Incentive

Certification is required by law for manufacturing of pressure equipment off category II. SQS as a notified body for pressure equipment (NB 1250) is verifying compliance with the essential safety requirements and is accompanying the manufacturer from the state of design up to the final inspections during manufacturing of pressure equipment.

Outcome

DGR EC type-examination and product quality assurance is providing expertise oriented services and solutions, qualified suppliers as well as minimizing risks and costs.

Target groups

Manufacturer of pressure equipment based in the Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23 EC and the Pressure Equipment Ordinance SR 819.121.

Validity

10 years module B, 3 years module E - in terms of continuous further development, two unannounced visits and after 3 years, a re-certification audit will be conducted.

Recognition

SQS is approved notified body for pressure equipment bearing the identification number 1250.
The SQS certificate for pressure equipment is internationally recognized.

Combinations

DGR EC type-examination and production quality assurance is compatible with ISO 9001 (Quality management), ISO 3834-2 (certification of welding operations) ISO 14001 (Environmental management) and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational safety and health).

Michael Bergk