Department 2

The focus of this department is on the accreditation of testing laboratories, inspection bodies and certification bodies, with a particular emphasis on installation and machinery safety, electrical engineering, consumer protection and material testing.

Technical units within the department

Installation and Machinery Safety | Precision Engineering | Optics | Explosion Protection

This technical unit manages accreditations in the areas of installations requiring monitoring, machinery and mechanical engineering, products including consumer products in the area of precision mechanics and optics, pressure equipment and vessels, explosion protection and gas appliances, and pipeline systems. Accreditation is in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025, DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065, DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020, DIN EN ISO/IEC 17021-1 and DIN EN ISO/IEC 17024.

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Electrical Engineering | Telecommunication | EMC | Active Medical Devices

This technical unit accredits on the basis of DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025, DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065 and DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020 in the areas of electrical engineering, telecommunications, EMC and active medical devices.

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Information Technology and Cybersecurity

This technical unit accredits conformity assessment bodies in the areas of information technology and cybersecurity in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025, DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065, DIN EN ISO/IEC 17021-1 and DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020.

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Consumer Protection and Product Labelling (Non-Food)

The Consumer Protection and Product Labelling (Non-Food) technical unit grants accreditations in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025, DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065 and DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020.

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Material Testing and Materials Technology (non-destructive testing)

In accordance with its technical competence for the areas of material testing and materials technology (non-destructive testing), this technical unit handles accreditations on the basis of DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025, DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020, DIN EN ISO/IEC 17024, DIN EN ISO 17034, DIN EN ISO/IEC 17043 and DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065.

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Material Testing and Materials Technology (destructive testing)

This technical unit accredits conformity assessment bodies in the areas of analytical material testing, load testing, mechanical-technological testing, environmental behaviour, material properties that change over time or other material parameters in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025, DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020 and DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065.

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Your contact

Photo Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Ralf Egner

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Ralf Egner

Head of Department 2

Patricia Hoffmann

Assistant to the Head of Department 2

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