Pressure equipment, qualifications and approvals

Notified Body

We complete conformity assessments in accordance with the pressure equipment directive PED 2014/68/EU. 
The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has notified the European Parliament and Council (EU) that we are a Notified Body 0875, in accordance with PED 2014/68/EU. 
Our accreditation includes all of the assessments included in the PED. 
Contact us and we can help determine what assessments you will need. 
You can also directly send us an application using the below link. 

Contact persons: 

Also a link upon request to the available documents/contact information. 

Approved agency 

Tukes has approved us to carry out inspections in accordance with pressure equipment legislation. 
We complete all inspections associated with pressure equipment according to the Finnish regulations. These include registration and scheduled inspections of containers, pipelines, boilers and heat exchangers, among others. Inspections associated with repairs and modifications are subject to Pressure Equipment Act. 

Our inspections also include inspections of containers for transporting hazardous materials (VAK), as well as inspections associated with using natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas. 
 
Granting competency certificates for operation controllers at boiler plants is also subject to Finnish laws. 
As an agency approved by Trafi, we are also able to complete the legally required periodical inspections of pressure equipment on marine vessels. 

You can consult the regional contact persons for more information or send us an application using the below link. 

Transporting hazardous materials VAK, ADR, RID, IMDG

We conduct professional scheduled inspections on VAK containers anywhere in Finland. 
We also complete type approvals and reassessments in accordance with TPED. 

Welding, permanent seams

Our accreditations also include granting personnel certificates to workers who create permanent seams. These include qualification certificates for welders, welding operators, brazing welders and press operators, for example. 
Approving the aforementioned methods is also included in our services. 

Call us and ask us about personnel qualifications. 

Also a link upon request to the available documents and contact information. 

CSC container inspections

We can issue CSC qualification approvals for containers manufactured or modified in Finland and intended for international traffic. We verify that the safety regulations specified in the ISO 1496 standard are fulfilled in the design, manufacture and testing of the container. The qualification approval process begins with reviewing the documents associated with the application, plans, drawings, calculations and other documents significant to determining conformity. Once the plans have been approved, we authorise the manufacture of a prototype, which will be subjected to the required testing for the container type under the supervision of our inspectors. Following the approved tests, we issue the final qualification for the container. This is indicated by the manufacturer being entitled to attach the CSC safety marking on the containers. 

IICL = Institution of International Container Lessors
ITCO = International Tank Container Organization