We provide assistance for conformity certification according to the machine safety standards in the United States and Canada, including the UL/CSA mark.
Consulting for machinery marking in the USA and Canada
The American market can be approached through various methods in terms of conformity. It is important to understand which requirements are applicable to the product, when certification is mandatory and, subsequently, how the testing bodies and laboratories can intervene to verify machine safety. H-ON Consulting is the ideal partner in obtaining conformity certification for the American and Canadian market: we guide the American UL certification and Canadian CSA certification process, putting our customer’s business objectives first.
We support manufacturers in obtaining conformity certification for systems intended for the American and Canadian markets according to the UL/CSA conformity requirements, thanks also to a vast network of direct contacts with local laboratories, including Intertek and FM.
Our consulting service for UL/CSA marking includes:
- Analyzing the scope of supply and setting up the proper certification strategy
- Selecting and supervising the roles included in the certification process, Professional Engineer and CEBO
- Drawing up technical documentation to manage conformity and inspections
- Expediting, checking, and collecting supplier-related documentation
- Checking the regulations and requirements applicable to the product
- Supporting and verifying conformity with various suppliers
In addition, should it be required for the type of product or to commission the system, we will implement the certification procedure even in the event of conformity with OSHA/ANSI requirements or obtaining the Canadian Registration Number (CRN) for pressure vessels according to Canadian certification standards.
UL certification is the valid local standard for the circulation of some types of products, including industrial equipment, within the United States. Instead, the CSA mark is valid for the Canadian market. Other applicable standards are the OSHA, ANSI standards for workplace and machine safety in the USA, and the Canadian Registration Number (CRN) for the use of pressure vessels in Canada.
The UL mark covers construction materials, industrial equipment, protective firefighting equipment for personnel or for industrial vehicles, and other products like wetsuits intended for the American market, the certification of which is voluntary but strongly recommended to facilitate the circulation of industrial equipment on the North American market, based on contractual, insurance-related, or legal reasons. CSA certification for the Canadian market follows a similar logic.
The cost of UL/CSA certification varies based on the complexity of the machinery or component to certify and on whether any changes need to be made to the design in order to make the product compliant with the standards. We invite you to contact us for a customized estimate.
Why Choose us
- We have direct contacts with American laboratories (NRTL such as, for example, UL, Intertek, CSA, FM)
- We ensure complete, immediate support
- We guarantee total compliance with your deadlines
- We have professional technical expertise in the UL/CSA conformity certification field for the American and Canadian market
What some of our customers say about us
"H-ON managers have demonstrated a high level of professional competence and showed a constant and active involvement throughout the whole project. We have found their level of technical know-how, proactivity and availability unmatched. In particular the H-ON team has been providing technical support for the design and construction of industrial HVAC systems in compliance with the applicable regulations in North America and Russia."
CCS a Frigel Group Company
"H-ON Consulting has proven to be a capable business partner that understands and effectively executes on the basis of project requirements within agreed upon timelines."
"For this reason we recommend H-ON Consulting as a reliable and trustworthy supplier in the field of standard compliance and product certification."
BRUSH Electrical Machines Ltd
"Advantages with H-ON included resolving issues, responsiveness of colleagues, simplified procedures, explicit negotitation on every detail and speed of feedback backed by an extensive experience."
TechnoProgress (Russian CB)