The service consists of an assessment after a watercraft's (ships, boats and personal watercraft) construction (PCA - Post Construction Assessment), provided for in Article 8 of Directive 94/25/EC.It applies where a natural or legal person (other than the manufacturer or authorised representative) placing a product on the market or putting it into service, assumes responsibility for the conformity of the product.That person must provide the notified body in charge of the certification all the technical data and documents available to allow assessment of conformity with the requirements of the Directive.
After receiving the declaration, the applicant may affix a label indicating:
The certification applies to recreational craft intended for navigation in maritime and inland waters and not for profit sports and recreational purposes; it also applies to pleasure craft used for commercial purposes such as leasing, hiring and training for pleasure craft navigation and support for diving.
It applies to:
- OHSAS 18001/2007 "Requirements"
- OHSAS 18002/2008 "Guidelines"
- UNI EN ISO 14001/2004 "Environmental Management System/Requirements"
- UNI EN ISO 14004/2010 "Environmental Management System/Support Techniques"
- UNI EN ISO 9000/2005 "Quality Management Systems - Vocabulary"
- UNI EN ISO 9001/2008 "Quality Management Systems - Requirements"
- UNI EN ISO 19011/2012 "Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems"
- UNI EN ISO 3834 "Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials"
Part 1: choice criteria;
Part 2: extended quality requirements;
Part 3: normal quality requirements;
Part 4: elementary quality requirements;
Part 5: documents to conform to for declaring conformity.