• 3rd Party Verification
    3rd Party Verification

    Service orientation towards independent Quality Control and Quality Assurance

  • Mission

    To provide quality and technological services that consistently adds value to our clients operations.

  • Consulting

    ISQ Norway holds over 20 years experience in supplying consultants, inspectors and engineers to the Norwegian offshore industry.

  • Global Organisation
    Global Organisation

    A global network of technology and quality.

CE-marking - Third Party Review


ISQ is a Notified Body for European Directives ‘Machines and Lifts and Inspection Body for the inspection of Machines and Work Equipment according to Directive 2006 / 42 / EC requirements (“Machinery Directive”).

With extensive knowledge from the offshore industry, we also provide an overall evaluation of what EU standards, national requirements, and applicable specification for CE-marking. This includes equipment, amongst others, lifting, hoisting, and rotating equipment.

By carrying out a technical evaluation, ISQ can provide an independent third-party declaration supporting the issuance of a ‘CE Declaration of Conformity’.

ISQ can act as a Notified Body when required. However we also offer expertise as a technical consultant and support as a separate and distinct service. We can assist with the assembly of Technical Files in accordance with applicable standards, regulations and directives. Likewise provide an evaluation of Technical Files with information supplied by the client. This includes drawings and calculation for all pieces, materials certificates, welding procedures, technical qualifications of welders, instruction handbooks, etc…, and the corresponding health and safety requirements

Equipment that requires explosion protection due to potentially explosive atmospheres is delivered by our partner organisation, an ATEX Notified Body that works in close collaboration with ISQ.

Some of the components of include:

  • Technical support to manufacturers in the integration of essential safety requirements for machinery construction, (CE marking).
  • Initial verification of compliance of safety requirements on commissioning
  • Risk analysis of machinery and equipment
  • Assist in preparation of technical dossiers
  • Support on the elaboration of fabrication technical documentation (e.g. Manuals, procedures, …)


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