CE Certification of New Lifts :


TUV AUSTRIA Group provides the following services in the field of inspection and certification of new lifts installations (before putting into service) :

1. Unit Verification, annex X of the Directive 95/16/EC. This procedure includes the examination of the design of the lift.

2. 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.


The historical origins, consolidation, growth and eventually the DNA of TUV AUSTRIA GROUP is intertwined with the commitment to safety of construction, facilities, equipment and products. As a result TUV AUSTRIA GROUP is a leader in the World market in the field of lifts and lifting equipment in expertise – training – inspectors’ experience, quality service, consistence and responsiveness speed’s validity. All these properties are reflected in quality, dispersion and size of its clientele. TUV AUSTRIA GROUP Lifts inspectors are fully trained with remarkable experience in lifts technology and lifts inspections.