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Lifting Equipment and Crane Certification and Inspection

Solutions that ensure lifting equipment compliance with international standards for safety and reliability

Over the operational lifetime of cranes and machinery, reliability declines while operating and maintenance costs rises. The growing number of international regulations and multitude of machinery types pose challenges for manufacturers and operators. A well-defined maintenance and inspection program can control the entire process while protecting you from risks and liability.

As an accredited Notified Body, TÜV SÜD supports you in conformity assessment procedures or any other technical challenges. Qualified to serve crane certification and inspection needs of all major global markets, we ensure the safety and productivity of cranes and construction machinery.

Advisory services

TÜV SÜD supports manufacturers with tenders and technical documentation as well as quality assurance throughout the product lifecycle.
We assist in the preparation of risk analyses, risk assessments, operating instructions and declarations of conformity.

Our experts also advise on machinery standards and regulations that affect your business.

Testing and product certification

We perform crane certification and conformity assessment as per noise testing and certification according to Outdoor Directive 2000/42/EC, Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC, regulations and standards such as ISO, EN, ANSI, OSHA, etc. We also offer evaluation of risk analyses and risk assessments, assessment of technical documentation, and type examination of safety components.


TÜV SÜD carries out machinery and crane inspections in accordance with Federal and state regulation & legislation, OSHA, ASME, national and international standards requirements.

Our lifting equipment inspections cover technical safety evaluation, reports on state of repair and compliance against plans.
We also review design drawings, circuit diagrams, strength calculations and structural analysis.


Your crane certification and inspection benefits at a glance:

  • Optimize performance with expert engineering and inspection services that extend your equipment’s lifetime.
  • Minimize risk with our broad knowledge of directives, regulations and standards, helping you avoid costly recalls and reduce liability.
  • Improve marketability by certifying them as per and state regulation & legislation, OSHA, ASME, ANSI and ISO standards to develop a trusted and reliable brand.
  • Ensure operator safety through competent third-party crane inspections and awareness training.
  • Gain peace of mind with complete support throughout the entire process, from planning to testing and operation


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