TIIS Overview

TIIS is a non-governmental, non-profit and self-sustaining organization founded in 1965, and is authorized as the Public Interest Incorporated Associsation by the Cabinet Office, to help reduce industrial accidents and contribute towards the benefits of industrial sectors in Japan through its various technological activities.

TIIS is the Test/Certification Body registered to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and conducts the Mandatory Test and Certification of machinery such as Explosion-proof electrcial equipment(Brief Guide), Safety devices for press or shear machines, etc. in coformity to the Industrial Safety and Health Act.TIIS is also a registered certification agency for functional safety under the Industrial safety and Health,Act.

TIIS is approved to operate within the IECEx Certified Equipment Scheme and to issue IECEx Test Reports (ExTRs), IECEx Quality Assessment Reports (QARs) and the Certificate of Conformity. ( Related information about IECEx )

TIIS also carries out various testing and evaluation of explosibility of chemicals and evaluation of mechanical hazards.

The Test and Certification Department of TIIS was accredited to ISO 9002 in October,1999, and now operates a Quality Management System complying with the requirements of ISO 9001.

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