Certification body BALTIC CERTIFICATION CENTER LLC /hereinafter – Certification body/ more than 10 years successfully operates on EU railway market and beyond as an independent and competent authority for certification, providing an impartial assessment of the conformity of railway products in a wide scope of accreditation from the Latvian National accreditation body – Latvian National Accreditation Bureau /www.latak.gov.lv/, which acts as signatory of the Multilateral Agreement of the European Cooperation for Accreditation /EA MLA/ and ensures recognition of national accreditation in all countries /member states of the European Union and other signatory countries/ that have signed mentioned agreement /https://european-accreditation.org/mutual-recognition/the-ea-mla/.
Certification body employees are highly qualified and experienced in conformity assessment of railway products. This fact allows us to declare that Certification body employs some of the most qualified and experienced experts in conformity assessment of railway products not only in the Baltic States, but also in the European Union.
Certification body accredited in accordance with EN ISO/IEC 17065 “Conformity assessment – Requirements for bodies certifying products, processes and services" to perform works in mandatory sector of accreditation scope in conformance with the following regulations:
In voluntary sector of accreditation scope certification services could be performed in accordance with following regulations:
Over the years, Certification body assessed and certified hundreds of units of various railway products, such as locomotives, EMU-trains, DMU-trains, freight and passenger cars, special rolling stock and other.
Financial support of Certification body ensured by the funds received from the performed activities of Certification body, or by investments from the owners of the company. As the result all costs of Certification body, including staff salaries and creation of reserves to fulfil obligations in accordance with existing risks arising in the course of the Certification body's activities are reimbursed.
Civil liability of professional activities of Certification body is insured by one of the leading insurance companies of the relevant market.
Certification body act as active member of the NB-Rail Coordination Group.