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Accreditation is granted to an accredited body by an authorised accreditation body in recognition of the accredited body’s competence for the professional, impartial and independent services.  The scope of accreditation is listed in an annexe to accreditation certificate.

The accredited body operates in compliance with the guidelines as set out by the International Standardisation Organisation (ISO), International Association of Accreditation Bodies EA and the accreditation body that granted the accreditation. Compliance with the accreditation requirements is checked and assessed at regular surveillance audits.

National standards

SIQ is a notified body for the following directives:

  • EMC – Electromagnetic compatibility (2014/30/EU)
  • MD – Machinery safety (2006/42/EC)
  • RED – Radio equipment (2014/53/EU)
  • MDD – Medical devices (93/42/EEC)
  • ATEX – Equipment and protective systems for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (2014/34/EU)
  • NOISE – Noise emission in the environment by equipment for use outdoors (2000/14/EC)
  • CPD – Construction Products (Regulation EU No. 305/2011)
  • MID – Measuring Instruments (2014/32/EU)
  • ITECRSD – Interoperability of the trans-European conventional rail system (2008/57/EC)