Within the SVTI, the Pressure Vessel Inspectorate is responsible for all safety matters related to stationary pressure equipment and systems. Its primary concern is to prevent accidents, disruptions and damage during the operation of pressure plants.
SVTI is an inspection agency for plants with water polluting liquids that is recognised by KVU (a Swiss environmental protection agency).
Here you can find leaflets and fact sheets on pressure equipment and assemblies, as well as useful links.
The Market Surveillance for Pressure Equipment at the SVTI is the competent inspection body designated by the Federal Department of Economics, Education and Research, represented by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO, Product Safety Division, for the market surveillance of pressure equipment and simple pressure vessels in Switzerland.
The Federal Pipelines Inspectorate (FPI) is the technical supervisory authority for all pipeline systems and is not under the control of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy. As an independent body, the FPI is integrated with the Swiss Association for Technical Inspections (SVTI) and acts in a technical supervisory role within the borders of Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein according to the Swiss Federal Pipelines Act (SR 746.1).
The Nuclear Inspectorate’s activities focus on key safety-related components and systems in Swiss nuclear power plants, and on containers for transporting and storing spent combustion elements and highly active waste.
The non-destructive testing (NDT) laboratory is an innovative service area covering scientific analyses, research and development, as well as the practical application of NDT in the field and knowledge transfers through training.
Discover all our publications about nuclear safety or sign up for our courses in non-destructive testing.
You can find all key contact information and application forms relating to the Nuclear Inspectorate conveniently in one place here.