CERTIFICATION OF PRODUCT – Lift Directive (2014/33/EU) – CE Marking

Regulation 2014/33/EU on Lifts has been issued to ensure lifts are put into market in a way not to impose a health and safety risk for end-users. This regulation covers lifts and lift safety components used in buildings. The directive applies to manufacturers, authorized representatives, importers, distributors, or economic operators as well as the installer who is placing the lift or safety component on the EU market. This directive applies to permanently serving buildings and constructions and intended for the transport of:

  • persons
  • persons and goods;
  • goods alone if the carrier is accessible and a person may enter it without difficulty and it is fitted with controls inside the carrier or within reach of a person inside the carrier.

This Directive also applies to the safety components for lifts which are listed in Annex III of the Directive. They include:

  1. Devices for locking landing doors
  2. Devices to prevent falls referred to in point 3.2 of Annex I of the Directive to prevent the car from falling or uncontrolled movements
  3. Over speed limitation devices
    1. Energy-accumulating buffers:
      1. non-linear, or
      2. with damping of the return movement
    2. Energy-dissipating buffers
  4. Safety devices fitted to jacks of hydraulic power circuits where these are used as devices to prevent falls
  5. Electric safety devices in the form of safety circuits containing electronic components

Conformity Assessment Procedure for CE certification

We offer CE marking service through our alliance partner in European Union and have Notified Body status for conformity assessment of elevators and escalators under the provisions of Directive No. 2014/33/EU.

Conformity assessment is carried out as follows:

  1. EU Type Examination for Lifts and Safety Components as per based different assessment Modules of Lift Directive (2014/33/EU) that includes:-
    1. Verification of technical design /technical documentation that includes but not limited to
      1. Design and manufacturing drawings/schematics
      2. Design calculation
      3. Test Reports
      4. Use Instruction Manual
      5. Quality and manufacturing documentation
      6. Labeling information
      7. Declaration of conformity
    2. Verify compliance to applicable essential health and safety requirements of Annex I
    3. Co-ordinate and arrange testing of sample at NB lab in Europe or designated lab/place (where it is prescribed to be tested)
    4. Issuance of EU type examination certificate
  2. Doing Initial inspection at the manufacturing facility
  3. Periodic Surveillance audits

Why QVC ?

QVC as a Certification Body involved in Certification & assessment is

  • Impartial
  • Having trained personnel having knowledge of requirements of assessments
  • Having adequate facilities or access to facilities like testing, documentation of regulation/standards needed to perform technical & administrative tasks
  • Maintaining confidentiality of the information gained during the assessment of a particular task
  • Involved in coordination activities organized by competent organizations

Your Benefits At A Glance

With our comprehensive solutions for Conformity Assessment as per Lift Directive (2014/33/EU) you can:

  • Ensure product safety and compliance with occupational health and safety requirements worldwide.
  • Reach full compliance and certification prior to product placement.
  • Gain competitive advantage and greater market access with certification marks from an international Notified Body.
  • Tools used for Easy Access of database, reducing waiting time for documents to be transferred between agencies through conventional methods.
  • Reduce risk of company liability with documented safety standards.
  • Benefit from our exclusive one-stop service, covering a wide range of international certification from a single source.
  • Count on our auditors & experts to ensure compliance with the European directive and national regulations Our solution