A safe and healthy living environment for everyone, indoors and outdoors.

Life Safety & Environment

Normec Group is constantly working on providing the finest quality of life for everyone. Our Normec Life Safety & Environment and Normec Assurance business units are part of the core activities of the Normec Group, a leading independent organisation that is committed to the quality and safety of our clients. A safe physical environment and a sustainable and healthy living environment form herein the key foundations.

By having all our expertise under one roof, we unburden our clients of all their concerns when it comes to testing, inspections, certifications & compliance. Our goal is to genuinely help our clients with sound independent research and crystal-clear reports that are based on our client-oriented approach.


At Normec Assurance we focus our services on a fair labour market by providing customers with insight into risks and opportunities and by monitoring, improving and safeguarding processes as well as safety and quality systems. We also support organisations by offering compliance services. This results in an ever-smarter, more effective and (cost-)efficient integral control of our living and work environments.


Fair labour market

We find it important that everyone feels safe in their work environment. That employees are offered equal opportunities for their personal development and are treated properly. With one clear goal in mind: a fair labour market. We offer our customers the right tools to guarantee a safe work and living environment. We do this by drawing on our knowledge, experience & controls, which our experts use to help you conduct your business safely and effectively, manage risks and constantly improve. We work with you to assure a safe work and living environment

Circular economy

We monitor, upgrade and safeguard processes, safety systems and quality systems. So that we can provide our clients with insight into risks and help them see valuable opportunities. Plus, we always have tomorrow in mind. The aim of Normec Assurance is a future with fewer CO2 emissions and a thriving circular economy. That is why we are the leading certification body in the field of asbestos, soil, construction materials and sustainability.

Normec Certification

Normec NCK is an accredited certification body (by the Dutch Accreditation Council, reg. no. C234 and C274) and market leader in the field of asbestos, building materials and soil. Our expert and experienced inspectors in the field of quality, environmental issues and safety help customers to achieve sustainable improvements. With our certification services organisations gain detailed insight into their quality, efficiency and safety levels.

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Normec Laboratory

Normec Laboratory is an accredited laboratory (by the Dutch Accreditation Council, reg. no. L330) for research into and monitoring of sand, gravel, debris particles, concrete and asphalt. Construction demands guaranteed and reliable quality. Quality control of your building materials by our experts is therefore essential. Our laboratory focuses specifically on determining the quality of a variety of building materials and on supporting our clients in the certification of products.

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Normec VRO

Normec VRO is an accredited institution (by the Dutch Accreditation Council, reg. no. I203). Normec VRO inspects and certifies companies that aim to distinguish themselves in the realm of fair labour. In cooperation with sector organisations, we are actively involved in the development of new standards and frameworks for a range of sectors. Normec VRO is authorised to carry out inspections for the SNA quality mark, the SNF quality mark, the ABU and the NBBU, amongst others.

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VQZ Bonn GmbH (VQZ) was founded in 1996 and has its headquarters in Bonn. VQZ certifies quality management systems such as ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 and environmental and safety systems such as ISO 45001, ISO 14001, MAAS-BGW and SCC). Our customers are mainly healthcare companies, business and industrial service providers.

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Normec Fair Labour Certification (FLC)

Normec Fair Labour Certification (FLC) is an accredited institution (by the Dutch Accreditation Council, reg. no. I233). Normec FLC supports organisations with inspections and check whether they (still) meet the requirements of the various standards and quality marks. Normec FLC is authorized to carry out inspections for the SNA quality mark, the SNF quality mark, the ABU and the NBBU, amongst others.

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Normec NCK

Normec NCK is an accredited certification body (by the Dutch Accreditation Council, reg. no. C501 and C626) in the field of safety, quality and environmental issues. Our expert and experienced inspectors are committed to investing in a long-term relationship. Our goal is to have your workable and manageable system validated with a certificate and/or accreditation.

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Life Safety & Environment

Normec Life Safety & Environment tests, inspects and certifies all aspects of innovative construction, infrastructure and environmental management. We apply our knowledge, experience and technology in areas that have a short-term impact on public health and safety, such as drinking-water quality, air quality and fire safety. And in sub-areas that have a long-term impact on health and the environment, such as soil quality, surface water quality and air analyses.

Life Safety

We will take the burden off your shoulders when it comes to healthy and safe indoor and outdoor locations, with services such as:

  • Certification of materials, personnel, processes and quality management
  • Inspection of fire safety and additional security protocols
  • Testing of (drinking-)water quality, to prevent legionella contamination
  • Testing and inspection of electrical and mechanical installations, ensuring safe buildings
  • Testing infrastructure, such as lampposts and wall anchors

We take care of a healthy and sustainable living environment and habitat, with services such as:

  • Monitoring waste and recycling streams
  • Limiting noise and odour pollution
  • Monitoring surface water and drainage
  • Independent testing of water and soil samples
  • Improving and monitoring air quality and hygiene

Normec AquaServa

Normec AquaServa is an independent consultancy firm dedicated to building safety, with its own installers and inspectors all over the Netherlands. Safety is the most important aspect for any building manager. The specialists at Normec Aquaserva are fully acquainted with the safety standards set for organisations for this purpose. Water safety, fire safety, safety inspections and a healthy indoor environment are part of the total package created by Normec AquaServa to cover all safety aspects of buildings.

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Normec BioBeheer

Normec BioBeheer (Normec Bio-Management) is an independent bacteriological research bureau with an accredited laboratory that focus on water and indoor environments. Our experts take water and indoor environment samples and draw up clear analyses. Through extensive research and inspections and with sound advice, Normec BioBeheer guarantees the safety of (drinking) water and a healthy work environment.

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Normec Certiprotect

Since 2012 Normec Certiprotect has been active as an independent examination agency for safety exams in electrical engineering. We deal with the testing of persons working in electrical engineering or gas technology. Participants of (Stipel) safety training courses can take their exam with us and obtain a certificate. Safety comes first. That is why we always put safety before the success rate.

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HYBETA (derived from HYgiene, BEratung and Technische Analysen) is an independent hygiene institute, which focuses on supporting hospitals in implementing legal requirements.

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Industrial Safety & Emergency Consult (ISEC)

ISEC is the advisory and training partner in the safety branch and offers certified training in the safety sector for industry, wind energy and rope access at a fully equipped training centre in Melsele (Belgium). Our clients are internationally oriented companies within the heavy industry and chemical sector as well as the wind energy and maritime sector.

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Normec Fire Safety and Security (FSS)

Normec Fire Safety & Security (FSS) is an accredited inspection body, which is able to handle the entire inspection process to ascertain a certified level of fire safety. Proper, efficient inspections of fire safety installations are the specialism of our highly experienced and skilled inspectors. The mission of Normec FSS is to ensure optimum levels of fire safety in the Netherlands.

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Normec Rei-Lux

Normec Rei-Lux is an measuring company that measures the stability of lampposts and similar anchored structures using a patented 3D measuring system. The measurements are aimed at extending the life expectancy of the structures, thereby reducing costs and avoiding any unnecessary CO2 emissions.

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Normec Servaco

Normec Servaco is an accredited, independent, multidisciplinary laboratory in Belgium providing industrial analysis and research. The experts in the environmental and architectural departments work closely together and guarantee effective, expert service. Normec Servaco is at the cutting edge of the market and is known for its outstanding customer service and broad testing capabilities.

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Organic Waste Systems (OWS)

OWS is the world leader in determining biodegradability and compostability. OWS offers testing and services related to biodegradability, compostability, anaerobic digestion, auditing, control & sorting of various waste streams and consulting for sustainable development.

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Normec All Water Services (AWS)

Normec All Water Services (AWS) the accredited and independent agency in the field of sampling and analysis of wastewater, surface water and outdoor swimming water. As a leading specialist in the field of inspection and testing of environment-related activities, we spare you the burden with our professionalism, expertise and quality of service. We take care of the entire process from sampling, analyses to the final reports.

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Normec Kalsbeek

Normec Kalsbeek is the leading research and consultancy company in the area of water safety with a wide range of sophisticated solutions and products that have been developed in-house. Normec Kalsbeek also has the right solution where water quality is concerned for your business operations, cooling and/or heating installations. Normec Kalsbeek has all the necessary expertise for safe drinking and process water for you at its disposal.

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Normec uppenkamp

Normec uppenkamp is the consultancy firm in Germany dealing with noise pollution, odours, air pollutants and building physics. We offer our clients in-depth expertise in terms of advice, projections, measurement, approvals and assessments. Clients choose Normec uppenkamp because of the interdisciplinary make-up of the team, the sophisticated technical equipment and the personal contact.

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