PPE Certification in India

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

PPE refers to any type of clothing or equipment worn by a worker to protect themselves from hazards while on the job. This can include items such as hard hats, safety glasses, respirators, and protective clothing. PPE is an important part of any safety program and can help reduce the risk of injuries or fatalities in the workplace. PPE Certification ensures that the PPE products are produced in accordance with harmonized standards and satisfy the PPE regulation. The harmonized standard also has specifications for manufacturing the products.

PPE products should comply with regulation 2016/425 (the latest version) to enter into the European business markets. PPE ensures the safety of the wearer. Regardless of their line of work, firemen, laboratory technicians, medical practitioners, and skilled craftsmen all require protective gear that is both durable and high-quality to safeguard themselves against life-threatening dangers and events. As a result, it’s critical that PPE meet the necessary safety standards.

Testing to PPE

PPE test certificate by IAS demonstrates that your PPE product complies with specific requirements of the PPE regulations. To verify the efficacy of your product, we perform the appropriate tests in accordance with accepted test criteria. Moreover, the PPE products which are made under 2016/425 must comply with the Essential Health and Safety Requirements (ESHR) in the PPE regulation.

PPE Certification for Different Category of Products

Based on the risk levels, all PPE items are divided into three categories as per the regulation 2016/425 of the EU:

  1. Category I includes PPE products that help to protect wearers from minimal risks. That’s to say, the risks occur due to contact with water or cleaning materials, and sunlight. The products in this category are gardening gloves, sunglasses, etc.
  2. The products that do not fall under the category of I and III are considered Category II. It consists of PPE products such as safety spectacles and goggles, industrial helmets, bump caps, high visibility clothing, etc.
  3. Category III includes products such as respiratory equipment, fall arrest equipment, life vests, chemical protective clothing, etc.

To verify the quality and durability of the PPE, manufacturers must pass compliance tests against the EU’s 2016/425 Regulation. To obtain the PPE designation, producers must complete a technical file that details testing reports and findings for your PPE.

PPE Certification Testing Services

Integrated Assessment Services (IAS) tests and certifies Personal Protective Equipment from various sectors such as medical equipment and clothing like face masks, N95 masks, gloves, gowns, face shields, eye protection (goggles), sporting equipment such as helmets, elbow, and knee pads, wrist and palm protectors and also other protective clothing such as high-visibility clothing, welding clothing, heat, and flame protective clothing, etc.

We Provide PPE Certification Services for High Visibility Clothing

High-visibility clothing is essential in industries like construction sites. It aids in the prevention of accidents and injuries. As a result, it must satisfy the appropriate health and safety standards. To guarantee the protection of customers, PPE goods must meet the requirements of Regulation 2016/425.

The 2016/425 regulation provides two important test standards for high-visibility clothing such as:

  1. EN ISO 20471 high visibility clothing includes test methods and requirements
  2. EN 1150 specifies test methods and requirements for protective clothing

PPE Certification Testing Services for Medical Devices

PPE Certification service from IAS aids manufacturers to ensure the safety and quality performance of their PPE products. To verify if the PPE products met rigorous standards, we use accurate testing procedures. With years of expertise and professional understanding, we can help you fulfill specific criteria in order to market your products to the desired commercial sector. We do tests for face masks that are made from materials such as Latex, Vinyl, and Nitrile, as well as medical gowns, surgical gowns, and other PPE garments.

Why Choose IAS in India for PPE Testing and Certification Service?

Ensure your PPE products meet the requirements of 2016/425 with IAS. We have a team of PPE experts who can help you in achieving the testing and PPE certification requirements as per the relevant standards. We offer PPE testing services for a wide range of products from the gloves used for cleaning to the Covid-19 protective equipment and medical devices.

How to Apply for PPE Certification in India Via IAS?

The process of applying for PPE certification in India via IAS is as follows:

  1. Finalize the product for which you need to obtain certification like different products or the same product with a range to be certified
  2. Contact us with the completed Application form to discuss the details of certification.
  3. Submission of first documentation by manufacturer/trader (Based on Certification standard, including test certificates)
  4. Ensure that the documentation fulfill the compliance requirement.
  5. Audit the product to ensure the product meets the standard requirements.
  6. Submission of final documentation along with additional clarifications, if any.
  7. Final document evaluation and recommendation.
  8. Award of certification of Compliance.

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