July 14, 2022
On 6 July, TÜV SÜD announced that it had awarded its first ISO 19443 certificate in South Korea to Doosan Enerbility, one of the leading heavy industry conglomerates in Korea with a history spanning more than 60 years. ISO 19443 is a quality management standard for the nuclear industry designed to improve safety and quality throughout the nuclear supply chain.
The ISO 19443 standard defines the quality management system applicable to the design and manufacturing of equipment and parts for nuclear power plants. TÜV SÜD thoroughly audited Doosan Enerbility’s quality management system in accordance with the ISO 19443 standard including the elements of implementing a nuclear safety culture and establishing a system to prevent the intrusion of counterfeit, fraudulent and suspect items (CFSI) as well as risk analysis and risk management.
“Doosan Enerbility is the first corporation in the Korean nuclear power industry to be certified by TÜV SÜD according to the ISO 19443 standard, demonstrating Doosan Enerbility’s strong commitment to ensuring safety and quality enhancement”, says Jung-Wook Seo, Managing Director of TÜV SÜD Korea Ltd.
“The certificate recognizes Doosan Enerbility’s excellence in quality management which always puts nuclear safety first was recognised for its excellence in the quality management system where nuclear safety always comes first. Doosan Enerbility plans to expand its footprint in the global nuclear market including the EU by continuing to enhance our nuclear safety culture.” says Ki-Yong Na, Head of Nuclear Business Group Division of Doosan Enerbility.
Capture: Presentation of the first ISO 19443 certificate in South Korea (from right to left): Jung-Wook Seo, Managing Director of TÜV SÜD Korea and Ki-Yong Na, Head of Nuclear Business Group Division of Doosan Enerbility.
Press contact: Dr. Thomas Oberst