Solutions that optimise safety, reliability and cost efficiency
Operators and manufacturers of lifts, escalators and moving walkways need to satisfy a wide range of regulations, standards and international directives. To ensure the wellbeing and comfort of passengers, you need to consider issues of servicing, maintenance, operational availability, quality and safety, balanced with the need to control costs and remain energy efficient. It can be challenging for businesses to find and retain the in-house expertise necessary to optimise cost efficiency while satisfying safety and reliability requirements.
TÜV SÜD’s range of services ensures that your technical equipment meets safety and legal requirements, as well as service availability expectations of stakeholders. Our experts are qualified to provide testing, certification and inspection for lifts and escalators services in all major markets.
Our experts provide qualified technical statements based on ADIASYSTEM®.
We offer advisory services in developing risk assessment reports, support with tenders, asset depreciation reports, project management and monitoring, expert witness services, incident investigations, expert reports, traffic studies, progress payment verification, and assistance with problematic installations.
Testing, product certification and system certification
TÜV SÜD is accredited to offer lifts and escalators certification worldwide, and as a Notified Body in all EU member countries.
Our services include energy efficiency measurements and certification according to VDI 4707, function and proof load testing, EC type examination tests and certification of model lifts and all safety components, EC design examinations, as well as auditing and certification of QA systems.
We perform lifts and escalators inspections according to a variety of standards (e.g. EN 81 series) and technical safety evaluations according to several national safety regulations.
Our experts prepare reports on the state of repair and conduct compliance inspections against plans and inspections based on maintenance standards.
In addition to reviewing design drawings, circuit diagrams and strength calculations, we conduct structural analysis and provide works completion verification.
Maintenance management support services
Our experts assist operators with a full scope of maintenance management services, providing technical and commercial support for drafting service level agreements, tendering maintenance portfolios, lifecycle assessment and budget forecasting.
We provide lift warden training, and courses for the application of directives, standards and safety codes.
Your benefits at a glance
Extend the performance and lifetime of lifts and escalators - through expert engineering and impartial consultancy services.
Save money - with optimised solutions for maintenance and modernisation that ensure cost-effective and energy-efficient operations.
Ensure safety and availability - through qualified lifts and escalators inspections using modern inspection technology.
Minimise risk - with our wide-ranging expertise in directives and standards.