Canada Special Inspections: SPE-1000 Certification

Canada Field and Special Inspections

Field evaluation of electrical equipment

Field evaluation of electrical equipment

Canada Special Inspections - CSA SPE-1000 & CSA SPE-3000

Field evaluations in Canada, sometimes referred to as UL field inspections or CSA field inspections, are for the many scenarios where it may not have been possible to conduct the normal certification process for your equipment.

We know that every minute your equipment is not assessed as being in compliance costs you time and money. With our field evaluation services that guarantee lightning-fast turnaround times and an unwavering commitment to detail, you can trust us to provide you with prompt and dependable assistance when it matters the most. Don't delay any further and allow us to facilitate the certification process for you without any inconvenience or impediment.

Read on to learn more about our services and how we can help you optimize your operations with minimal disruption.

What is csa spe-1000 & csa spe-3000

In Canada, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) allow for a field evaluation, where a certification expert can evaluate and label your product in the field. Conformance to the relevant field labeling requirements is a prerequisite for local authorities granting permission for your equipment to be placed into service.

Special Inspections must be performed by an Inspection Body approved by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). TÜV SÜD is one of those Inspection Bodies, as well as being part of the Inspection Body Accreditation Program (IBAP) (Canadian equivalent program to the US A2LA’s FEB).

TÜV SÜD provides field labeling and field evaluation services for the electrical safety of machinery, semiconductor equipment, energy storage systems, medical devices, as well as most other types of equipment in most jurisdictions throughout Canada. Our expert engineers will provide on-site evaluation of your equipment, covering areas such as component and construction evaluation as well as basic safety testing to required standards.

TÜV SÜD performs field assessment evaluations to:

  • CSA SPE-1000
  • CSA SPE-3000
  • CSA 22.2 No.4
  • NFPA 79
  • NFPA 70 - National Electric Code
  • NFPA 496 - Purged and Pressurized Enclosures
  • UL 60950 - Safety of Information Technology Equipment
  • UL 508A - Safety of Industrial Control Panels
  • UL 987 - Safety of Electric Tools
  • UL 73 - Safety of Motor-Operated Appliances
  • UL 2601-1 - Safety of Medical Electric Equipment
  • OSHA 1926-555 - Standard for Safety of Conveyor Systems
  • ANSI MH 29.1 - Standard for Safety of Scissor-type Lift Tables

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