Instructions for Applying for BISSC Certification
- Standards Review
Review the current edition of the ANSI/ASB/Z50.2 Standards book to ensure
that a Standard exists for the equipment for which certification
is being sought and that, within that Standard, the equipment
conforms to its specifications.
All companies wishing to certify their equipment must be registered
Request for Registration Form
must be accompanied by the registration fee which is renewable every January. ($440 in 2017)
Companies wishing to certify their equipment must have an In-house Trained Inspector on staff
who has completed the appropriate training for certification. An
Application for Authorization Form for each
piece of equipment to be certified must be submitted, together with the appropriate fees.
Again, these fees are renewable every January. Applications for Registration and Authorization
may be submitted concurrently.
Note the following criteria for submitting Application for
- If the models of a piece of equipment to be certified differ
only in size and are to be certified under a single Standard,
a single form may be submitted together with a single Authorization
fee.($260 in 2017)
- If the models of a piece of equipment differ in any way other
than size or are to be certified under more than one Standard,
then separate application forms must be submitted together with
the appropriate Authorization fees.($260 per application)
- Multiple equipment having a different purpose (i.e., an encrusting
machine versus an injector) requires separate Applications for
Authorization even if such equipment is to be certified under
the same Standard.
- Multiple equipment having a single purpose (such as casters)
and certified under a single Standard may be included on one
Complete and return the above-mentioned forms, attaching one
check to cover both the Registration fee and the appropriate
Authorization fees, made payable to BISSC. Allow three to four
weeks for review of the application and response.
Upon approval, a Certificate(s) of Authorization for the approved
equipment will be issued, valid through the last day of the year
of issuance. The applicant is now authorized to affix the BISSC
symbol to the certified equipment. Symbols may be purchased