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Apave Belgium, based in Nivelles, is a Belgian accredited inspection body that is part of the international APAVE group, which now has more than 10,000 employees worldwide.   
Furthermore, we can rely on our high value centers of India and Macedonia to bring cost effective solutions to our customers.
We strive to increase the safety of people and goods, protect the environment and optimize the performance of your organization.
Our main focus is to assist companies in managing their risks for technical, environmental and human aspects through a wide range of services: Inspection, testing and measurement, training and consultancy.  
Our Belgian subsidiary is also equipped with a training center so that we can provide training both at our customers' premises and on our own. 
We can count not only on our highly competent staff, but also on the expertise of colleagues from the international group.


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Apave Belgium

Regional office & training center


Chaussée de Namur, 61 - 1400 NIVELLES


 (32) 67 79 44 79

Check facilities and equipment

We check the reliability of your installations, equipment, structures, infrastructures and buildings, to keep them in compliance when they are commissioned and during operation.That's why Apave is the partner of choice for regulatory and non-regulatory inspections.

Equipment compliance 

  • Inspecting electrical installations: fixed or temporary, in the workplace or at home.
  • Inspect pressure equipment: generators, tanks, piping, autoclaves.
  • Explosive Atmosphere Inspection (ATEX)
  • Check lifting devices and mechanical equipment.
  • Check radiological protection of X-ray equipment.
  • Check scaffolding for correct assembly and safety.
  • Periodically check dangerous machines.
  • Check lightning protection systems.
  • Check transport of dangerous goods.
  • Check heating and air-conditioning systems.
  • Check equipment emitting non-ionizing radiation: lasers, ultraviolet devices, artificial optical radiation, electromagnetic fields.
  • Check thermal installations: boilers and air-conditioning systems.
  • Inspect buried pipes to identify critical points.
  • Check the cathodic protection of hydrocarbon pipelines.
  • Check equipment emitting non-ionizing radiation: lasers, ultraviolet devices, artificial optical radiation, electromagnetic fields.

Use new technologies in complete safety

  • Check machine conformity and work in co-activity with cobots.
  • Check heating and air-conditioning systems.
  • Check equipment emitting non-ionizing radiation: lasers, ultraviolet devices, artificial optical radiation, electromagnetic fields.

Check the quality and design of equipment and materials.

  • Check the correct installation of communication networks: fiber optics and mobile telephony.
  • Check the design of nuclear pressure equipment.
  • Check the quality of welding operations.
  • Carry out mechanical and destructive tests to validate a manufacturing process.
  • Carry out non-destructive testing (Phased Array ultrasound, Floorscan MFL, ACFM, TOFD, etc.).

Inspect ERP (Etablissement Recevant du Public) installations.

  • Check electrical installations for outdoor lighting: traffic lights, public lighting, sports stadium lighting.
  • Inspect automatic and semi-automatic doors and gates.
  • Inspect sports facilities and children's playgrounds.
  • Check fire-fighting systems: alarms, emergency equipment, SSI, sprinklers, etc.
  • Check fuel gas installations.
  • Check elevators, freight elevators, escalators, moving walkways.

Ensuring the performance, safety and sustainability of your processes, equipment, utilities and facilities

  • Multi-directive compliance.
  • Assessment of occupational and QHSSE risks.
  • Loss of operation or asset value. 
  • Project management assistance for successful industrial projects (from needs analysis to performance acceptance).
  • Reliability, safety and availability (operating safety - FMDS - TPM - supervision).
  • Technical health check, life cycle extension, full cost management.
  • Improving yields and production costs.
  • Improving maintenance performance.

Train your teams

Our expert trainers can help you improve your teams' skills. At Apave, we specialize in technical training related to health and safety. We offer a wide range of training courses to meet your skills development needs, both locally and internationally. To help you make the right choice, we've put together a number of catalogs for you to download according to your criteria: discover all the training courses available, identify those suited to your sector of activity, or explore online training courses.

  • Asbestos
  • Explosive atmospheres (ATEX)
  • Building & civil engineering
  • Lifting & Handling
  • Electromagnetic compatibility
  • Scaffolding
  • Electricity
  • Energy and energy transition
  • Environment, quality and industrial risks
  • Equipment under pressure (ESP)
  • Fire
  • Electric mobility
  • Nuclear
  • Production Industrial Maintenance
  • Radiation protection PCR
  • Digital risks, security and malicious acts
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Welding Non-destructive testing (NDT)
  • Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
  • Working at height

Build, operate and renovate in complete safety

Today, it's not just a question of building more, but of building sustainably to preserve the environment. Energy performance, natural resource management and reducing the carbon footprint of construction are global priorities.

To anticipate technical, human and environmental risks and stay in compliance, Apave secures your local and international construction operations to guarantee control of technical risks, safety of people and property, environmental protection and energy savings.

Safe construction and renovation

  • Carry out technical building inspections (CTC).
  • Ensure worksite safety.
  • Monitor and carry out detailed inspections of engineering structures.
  • Implement environmental regulations
  • Safety and Public Security studies.
  • BIM (Building Information Modeling)
  • Project management assistance
  • Control of heating and air-conditioning systems
  • Fire risk prevention
  • Energy performance diagnostics
  • BIM (Building Information Modeling)

Controlling your environmental impact

  • Energy conservation, carbon footprint reduction and natural resources: energy management, audits and inspections of facilities classified for environmental protection, greenhouse gas emissions, carbon footprint, energy efficiency...
  • Reducing environmental impact and responding to societal demands: biodiversity protection, contaminated site and soil diagnostics, environmental management, CSR...

Maintain health and safety at work

Today's companies face increasingly complex and evolving health and safety challenges. To meet these challenges, it is essential to develop a culture of risk prevention within the company.

At Apave, we are convinced that taking health and safety at work into account is a performance driver for the company. Indeed, reducing the number of workplace accidents and occupational illnesses has a direct impact on absenteeism rates, and the direct and indirect costs to the company of absent employees. Apave can help you integrate the health and safety dimension as a corporate value, in the same way as production or quality.

Improve public and worker health and safety

  • Develop your health and safety culture: diagnostics, operational support, training, health and safety leadership.
  • Improve the performance of your risk management tools: outside contractors, transport of dangerous goods (TDG), consignment of all fluids, ATEX, fire...
  • Implement effective, operational management systems: MASE, ISO 45001, worksite risk management for new construction or process work, etc.

Control and improve human and organizational performance

  • Consulting in people and business management, governance and change management.
  • Skills development, workplace performance.
  • Performance and resilience of organizations and processes, management systems.
  • Problem-solving, progress projects and continuous improvement, via prevention plans.
  • Management of external contractors: diagnostics, support, field follow-up, training, creation of tools, on-site management.

Audit and certify

Whether to meet regulatory or voluntary requirements, our network of qualified auditors and laboratories can help you ensure that your activities and products comply with current standards.

Our certification experts can help you access new markets, strengthen customer confidence and improve the quality of your processes. With Apave, you benefit from personalized support to obtain the certification best suited to your needs, while enhancing your commitment to quality and performance.

  • Management system certification (ISO 9001, 140001, 450001, 50001, 19443)

    Management system certification enables companies not only to meet normative requirements, but also to demonstrate the performance of their organizations and their commitment to continuous improvement in the prevention of risks associated with their activities (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 50001, ISO 27001, EN 9100).
  • Product certification

    Today's consumers are confronted with a very wide range of products and sometimes find it difficult to make a choice.
    to make their choices. Product certification attests to customers that the products they are going to use comply with strict standards, guaranteeing quality and safety (CB Scheme, Hyperbaric, rail, etc.).
  • Certification engineering

    To meet all your non-standard requirements, Apave Certification can help you develop customized non-regulatory certifications. Thanks to the development of a unique reference system, you will be able to provide a response adapted to your sector of activity.

Testing and qualifying your equipment

Testing and qualifying your equipment, products or materials is essential to guarantee their conformity and robustness in the face of the external constraints they may encounter. Whether you're processing, operating or marketing your product, it's vital to ensure compliance with current standards and obligations, and to control the risk of failure.

Thanks to our tests, we can help you qualify your products and equipment and obtain the necessary certifications, thus guaranteeing the conformity and safety of your assets. We study the behavior of your materials in a variety of situations, and offer a wide range of services from destructive testing to non-destructive testing (NDT), including chemical analysis on site or in the laboratory, mechanical and metallographic testing, strength calculations...

Conformity assessment and CE and UKCA marking of products and equipment

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Gas appliances
  • Pressure equipment
  • Elevators
  • Lifting equipment

Industrial testing and material characterization

  • Conformity and assessment of Electrical Products for international CB certification
  • Qualification of welding materials and procedures
  • Climatic testing
  • Mechanical, metallographic and other tests
  • EMC testing
  • Hydraulic testing
  • Calibration control
  • Destructive testing / non-destructive testing,
  • Chemical analysis of materials,
  • Strength calculations,

Carrying out environmental sampling

Environmental sampling

  • Measurements of atmospheric emissions (emission measurements, fallout measurements, QAL2 and AST tests) and water sampling and analysis (industrial effluents, rainwater, surface water, groundwater),
  • Measurements of environmental noise levels.
  • Taking soil pollution into account

Indoor air quality control

  • Measurements of exposure to noise and vibration,
  • Measurement of exposure to pollutants in the workplace,
  • Ventilation controls (sanitation of workplaces),
  • Indoor air quality assessments in ERP buildings.

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