TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas provides the following services in the field of inspection and certification of new lifts installations (before putting into service):
- Unit Verification, annex X of the Directive 95/16/EC. This procedure includes the examination of the design of the lift.
- Final Inspection, annex VI of the Directive 95/16/EC. This procedure is applied in a new lift that has been designed in accordance with a model lift having undergone an EC type – examination.
In the European Union all new lifts, before being put into service, shall be inspected and tested to determine their safety and compliance with the European Lift Directive 95/16/EC and the relevant Harmonized Standards of the series EN81.
These CE lifts inspections are performed by the Notified Bodies.
The lift installer has the obligation to apply to a Notified Body of his choice in order to carry out the examination, inspection and testing of the lift.