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Hartford Steam Boiler Ireland Limited

The European Pressure Equipment Directive 2014//68/EU (PED) is the regulation to which certain classes of pressure equipment must be built in order to be shipped into countries that make up the European Economic Area (EEA).

The PED covers the design, manufacture, conformity and assemblies of pressure equipment with a maximum allowable pressure greater than 0.5 bar (7.25 psig).

It is the policy of Hartford Steam Boiler Ireland Limited (HSB IE) to provide independent engineering inspection services of the highest standards in accordance with its customer’s requirements and those of all relevant statutory provisions. HSB IE commits to maintaining impartiality and customer confidentiality during its activities.

Hartford Steam Boiler Ireland is a self-funded, independent certification and inspection body who is seeking accreditation under the following schemes.


Hartford Steam Boiler Ireland Limited intends to offer the following certifications, once notified:

  • Certification of Pressure Equipment under the PED 2014/68/EU
  • Approval of Permanent Joining Procedures and Personnel under the PED 2014/68/EU
  • Certification of Factory Production Control to system 2+, under the Construction Products Regulation of (EU) 205/2011

Policies and Procedures

HSB IE maintains and operates an integrated quality management system incorporating procedures which define and control the operation of all aspects of our Company. The quality management system is designed to comply with relevant International Quality Standards, EN ISO/IEC 17020 Type A inspection body, EN ISO/IEC 17024 and EN ISO/IEC 17065.

Copies of the below HSB IE Procedures/Policies are available upon request at

The procedures relating to the certification of pressure equipment, permanent joining and construction products:

  • QP10.22-7 Inspection and Certification of Pressure Equipment
  • QP10.22-8 Assessment, Evaluation & Certification of Quality Management Systems
  • QP10.22-10 Approval of Permanent Joining Procedures & Personnel
  • QP10.22-11 Design Examination & Verification of Computer Software for Design Calculations
  • Certification Process Flow Chart (PDF, 54 KB)

HSB IE’s policy on the use of certificates, registration marks and Notified Body number:

  • QP10.22-F.079 Use of Registration Marks and Identification Number

HSB IE is committed to working to resolve complaints in a professional, impartial and timely manner. HSB IE has a documented process for the handling of complaints and appeals and a Complaints and Appeals Process (PDF, 25 KB) summary is available.

Complaints and appeals should be made in writing, including all relevant information and sent to

Quotations for HSB IE’s services, including all applicable fees are available by contacting your local Account Manager or Request a Quote.


Hartford Steam Boiler Ireland Limited
28 Windsor Place
Lower Pembroke Street
Dublin 2

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