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PPE - Personal Protective Equipment

Safety, quality and availability

Many occupational activities, but also leisure activities, make the use of personal protective equipment against falls from a height (PPEgA) or collective fall protection necessary. To ensure that the products really do protect, they must be one thing above all: safe! As an accredited and notified body, TÜV AUSTRIA ensures this safety.

Our services

For manufacturers

  • Type tests according to PPE (EU) Regulation 2016/425 (Module B)
  • Type tests of anchor devices and fall protection (EN 795, Construction Products Regulation)
  • Quality surveillance according to PSA (EU) Regulation 2016/425 (Module C2/D)
  • Special tests according to customer requirements

For users and operators (in cooperation with our laboratory in Vienna)

  • Annual inspection of PPE against falls from a height and of the
    fall protection system according to § 14 PSA-V
  • Support in the planning and evaluation of fall protection systems
  • Preparation of object-related operating instructions
  • Control of the installation documentation for legal security of the operator
  • Preparation of expert opinions and inspection reports
  • Instruction in the correct use of PPE against falls from a height in accordance with § 14 (7) PSA-V

Product testing

  • Anchor points
  • Fall arrester systems
  • Walkways
  • Collective protection
  • Body restraint systems
  • Connecting individual parts

In addition, we are also happy to provide on-site test support using your test equipment and our measuring equipment.

The test laboratory

Our testing services at the Bochum site are realized with state-of-the-art testing equipment. The complete concept was newly developed and specially tailored to our customer needs.

Your advantages

  • Many years of expertise and project experience
  • Customer-oriented, individual solutions
  • Complete portfolio
  • State-of-the-art testing equipment
  • Modular test equipment
  • Automated processes
  • Short set-up times
  • Efficient service delivery
  • Short project duration
  • Short distances
  • Everything from one source

Accreditations and notifications of TÜV AUSTRIA

  • Notified body No. 0408
  • Testing laboratory according to ISO 17025
  • Inspection body according to ISO 17020
  • Certification body according to ISO 17065
  • Notification for Regulation (EU) 2016/425
  • Notification for Regulation (EU) 305/2011
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