Certification Schemes

Participating ANZEx CBs & TLs - Equipment

Participating Certifying Bodies

ANZEx Certification Bodies are known within the scheme as ANZEx CBs and their duties include:

  • Maintenance of accreditation by JAS-ANZ;
  • Evaluation/assessment of Test Reports/products and Product Quality Plans;
  • Providing the Administering Body with copies of the issued ANZEx Certificates of Conformity for registration in the central database;
  • Provision of an appeals mechanism;
  • Periodic assessment of Product Quality Plan reports, in compliance with the ANZEx Quality Management System Requirements, for manufacturers of equipment listed on the Certificates of Conformity.

Participating Test Laboratories

ANZEx Testing Laboratories are known within the scheme as ANZEx TLs and their duties include:

  • Maintenance of accreditation with the relevant accreditation body (NATA or IANZ);
  • Testing in accordance with current Ex Standards;
  • Issue of Test Reports.

Currently 4 organizations participate as both ANZEx CBs and ANZEx TLs for the Equipment Certification Scheme.

SIMTARS [Code 2]

(Simtars) Safety in Mines, Testing and Research Station
Phone:                (07) 3810 6333
Website:            www.simtars.com.au   
E-mail:               enquiries@simtars.com.au  
Address:           2 Robert Smith Street
                          Redbank QLD 4301
                          PO Box 467
                          Goodna QLD 4300 


TestSafe Australia
Phone:               (02) 4724 4900
Website:            www.testsafe.com.au  
E-mail:               testsafe@safework.nsw.gov.au  
Address:            919 Londonderry Road
                           Londonderry N.S.W. 2753
                           PO Box 592
                           Richmond N.S.W. 2753

ExTC [Code 4]

Ex Testing and Certification Pty Ltd (formerly TÜV Rheinland Australia Pty Ltd and formerly ITACS)
Phone:               +61 2 4964 5800
Website:            https://extesting.com.au  
E-mail:               info@extesting.com.au    
Address:           1/30 Kennington Drive
                          Tomago   NSW   2322


Mine Safety Technology Centre (MSTC) ceased operation
as both an ExCB and ExTL on 8th April 2022