PRS in scope of its wide range of services offers certification of management systems and certification of products. These services are provided by PRS Certification Division. 

System management certification is carried out since 1994, when PRS was granted the first certificate of accredited certification body in Poland

Being a certification body no. AC 014 PRS performs audits for conformity with the following standards:

  • ISO 9001 – quality management systems,
  • ISO 14001 – environmental management systems,
  • OHSAS 18001 – occupational health and safety management systems,
  • ISO 22000 – food safety management systems,
  • ISO/IEC27001 – information security management systems,
  • ISO 3834 – quality management systems for welding,
  • ISO 50001 – energy management systems,
  • ISO/IEC13485 – quality management systems for medical devices,
  • ISO/TS16949 – quality management systems for automotive industry,
  • EN15224 – quality in health care services. 

PRS offers also verification of EMAS (eco-management and audit scheme system) as an accredited verifier holding Certificate no. PL-V-0006. 

Certification of products for conformity with the EU directives is carried out by PRS since Poland’s accession to the European Union in 2004. PRS is the EC notified body No. 1463 and upon the notification performs conformity assessment of products, including tests and certification, in scope of the following EU Directives:

  • 96/98/EC on marine equipment (MED),
  • 94/25/EC on recreational craft (RCD),
  • 89/686/EEC on personal protective equipment (PPE),
  • 97/23/EC on pressure equipment (PED),
  • 2009/105/EC on simple pressure vessels (SPVD),
  • 2004/108/EC on electromagnetic compatibility (EMC),
  • 2006/95/EC on low voltage equipment (LVD)

and according to the EU Regulation 305/2011 for construction products in scope of Factory Production Control for steel or aluminum constructional elements and assemblies of constructional elements and for aggregate. 

PRS also offers certification of products for compliance with requirements of the Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery and the Directive 2001/95/EC on general product safety. 

Upon accreditation certificate No. PL-VG-0013 PRS verifies annual reports on greenhouse gas emission for companies that fall under EU Emissions Trading System. 

Product certification is supported by PRS own Testing Laboratory that conducts examination of products subject to CE certification. The Laboratory holds accreditation in accordance with the requirements specified in ISO/IEC 17025 Standard (Certificate No. AB 1431). 

Range of certification services is supplemented by wide range of training courses offered by PRS Certification Division. Training are based on long-standing experience and excellent knowledge of international standards related to certification of management systems and product certification. Courses themes include but are not limited to:

  • requirements of current standards revisions: ISO 9000 series, ISO 14000 series, PN-N-18001, ISO 22000; 
  • competences of internal auditor and management representative of quality management, environmental management and OHS management systems as well as of food safety management and information security management systems; 
  • requirements of European Union Directives and harmonized standards; 
  • competences of Factory Production Control authorized representative. 

Certificate finder for products certified by PRS

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