Welding in Railway Sector - EN 15085
CERTIFICATION OF COMPANIES WELDING IN RAILWAY SECTOR ACCORDING TO EN 15085 STANDARDS AND ANSF GUIDELINE
Welding is the main manufacturing and repair process in railway sector. Welding has effects on vehicles (or part of them) integrity and resistance over the time.
As a consequence welding is an absolute that isn’t allowed to neglect.
Welding competence shall be certified because rail safety is not an optional.
The remark is underlined also by ANSF (Italian Agency for Safety) that with its Guide Line seals definitely the union between “safety” and “welding”.
As a result, main actors of Italian railway require for certification of Companies operating in welding sector.
Bureau Veritas Italia, accredited UNI EN ISO 17065 and ANSF Line Guide, certifies Companies operating in welding sector of rail vehicles or part of them according to standards UNI EN 15085 and ANSF Guide Line.
In addition Bureau Veritas Italia is recognized as Manufacturer Certification Body (MCB) by European Committee for Welding of Railway Vehicles (ECWRV). Membership with ECWRV allows to include certificate issued by Bureau Veritas Italia in the European register “Online register EN 15085”.
Bureau Veritas Italia is more than decennial experienced in railway and welding sectors, proved by accreditation and notification in Interoperability and Welding. This permits us to treat the certification in the best and most focus way, in the interest of applicant and end user.
Bureau Veritas Italia has qualified personnel available in whole Italy, and qualified personnel abroad for Multi-site companies out of Italy.
Certification according to EN 15085 and ANSF Guide Line is the passpartout not only for safety issues but also for being competitive in the business.
Competitiveness has a strong European imprint when certificates are registered on the “online register EN 15085”.
Bureau Veritas Italia certification duration according to EN 15085 and ANSF Guide Line is 3 years.
Certificate is released after an initial audit relevant to application of EN 15085 and ANSF Guide Line. The certification is confirmed by annual surveillances, two in total: one for each year.
The renewal for other 3 years is obtained by a renewal audit before certificate expiring.
Certificate shows ACCREDIA and Bureau Veritas Italia logos.