Testing laboratory for technical aids for mobility, rehabilitation and nursing care
Application of mobility products and rehabilitation / nursing aids
The test laboratory of Berlin Cert GmbH offers independent testing of mobility products and technical aids for rehabilitation and care. These are products whose equipment, features and characteristics are adapted to the special needs of people with temporary or permanent physical disabilities. They serve to support the direct user and all persons involved. By balancing restrictions, alleviating complaints and facilitating care, active participation and as independent a life as possible for the user is promoted.
The service range of our facility includes laboratory tests for a multitude of products and devices that fall into the category of “technical aids”, e.g. wheelchairs, scooters, rollators and care beds.
- manual wheelchairs, electrically powered wheelchairs & scooters
- walking frames, rollators, walking tables
- medical beds (hospital beds & care beds)
- strollers, pushchairs and buggies
- mobility bases
- standing aids
- stair climbers
- patient hoists
- shower tables / stretchers, bath / shower chairs
- bath boards, bath seats
- raised toilet seats, height-adjustable toilet seats
- changing tables
- handles, access aids, etc.
In addition to technical aids and testing of mobility aids, we also check performance requirements and safety specifications for a wide range of other products and components, such as prams, highchairs, bicycles, recumbents, powered adjustment mechanisms, braking and rolling systems, etc.
We implement test plans ranging from customer and application-specific partial tests to complete tests (complete packages of safety tests) with all applicable standard requirements for the product to be tested through to individual extensions of requirements. Among other things, our test lab carries out tests according to the following standards
- EN 12182 Assistive products for persons with disability
- EN 12183 / EN 12184 / ISO 7176 Series Wheelchair testing: manual wheelchairs, electrically powered wheelchairs & scooters
- ISO 17966 Assistive products for personal Hygiene
- EN 60601-2-52 Testing of medical beds, hospital beds, care beds etc.
- EN ISO 11199-Series Testing of walking aids manipulated by both arms
Through target aimed interaction, technological expertise and our many years of experience, we ensure a reliable and efficient handling of your projects.
Take the first step - our employees are available for further information by telephone (030/ 31425111) or via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We are looking forward to working with you!
|DIN EN 12182:2012||Assistive products for persons with disability - General requirements and test methods; German version EN 12182:2012|
|DIN EN 12183:2014||Manual wheelchairs - Requirements and test methods; German version EN 12183:2014|
|DIN EN 12184:2014||Electrically powered wheelchairs, scooters and their chargers - Requirements and test methods; German version EN 12184:2014|
|DIN EN ISO 11199-1:2000||Walking aids manipulated by both arms - Requirements and test methods - Part 1: Walking frames (ISO 11199-1:1999); German version EN ISO 11199-1:1999|
|DIN EN ISO 11199-2:2005||Walking aids manipulated by both arms - Requirements and test methods - Part 2: Rollators (ISO 11199-2:2005); German version EN ISO 11199-2:2005|
|DIN EN ISO 11199-3:2005||Walking aids manipulated by both arms - Requirements and test methods - Part 3: Walking tables (ISO 11199-3:2005); German version EN ISO 11199-3:2005|
|DIN EN ISO 11334-1:2007||Assistive products for walking manipulated by one arm - Requirements and test methods - Part 1: Elbow crutches (ISO 11334-1:2007); German version EN ISO 11334-1:2007|
|DIN EN ISO 11334-4:1999||Walking aids manipulated by one arm - Requirements and test methods - Part 4: Walking sticks with three or more legs; German version EN ISO 11334-4:1999|
|DIN EN 60601-2-52:2016||Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-52: Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of medical beds (IEC 60601-2-52:2009 + Cor.:2010 + A1:2015); German version EN 60601-2-52:2010 + AC:2011 + A1:2015|
|ISO 17966:2016||Assistive products for personal hygiene that support users - Requirements and test methods|
|ISO 7176-1:2014||Wheelchairs - Part 1: Determination of static stability|
|ISO 7176-2:2001||Wheelchairs - Part 2: Determination of dynamic stability of electric wheelchairs|
|ISO 7176-3:2012||Wheelchairs - Part 3: Determination of effectiveness of brakes|
|ISO 7176-4:2008||Wheelchairs - Part 4: Energy consumption of electric wheelchairs and scooters for determination of theoretical distance range|
|ISO 7176-5:2008||Wheelchairs - Part 5: Determination of dimensions, mass and manoeuvring space|
|ISO 7176-6:2001||Wheelchairs - Part 6: Determination of maximum speed, acceleration and deceleration of electric wheelchairs|
|ISO 7176-7:1998||Wheelchairs - Part 7: Measurement of seating and wheel dimensions|
|ISO 7176-8:2014||Wheelchairs - Part 8: Requirements and test methods for static, impact and fatigue strengths|
|ISO 7176-9:2009||Wheelchairs - Part 9: Climatic tests for electric wheelchairs|
|ISO 7176-10:2008||Wheelchairs - Part 10: Determination of obstacle-climbing ability of electrically powered wheelchairs|
|ISO 7176-14:2008||Wheelchairs - Part 14: Power and control systems for electrically powered wheelchairs and scooters - Requirements and test methods|
|ISO 7176-15:1996||Wheelchairs - Part 15: Requirements for information disclosure, documentation and labelling|
|ISO 7176-28:2012||Wheelchairs - Part 28: Requirements and test methods for stair-climbing devices|
Berlin Cert GmbH test procedures
|PA 020||Therapy bicycle / tricycle|
|PA 021||Shower chairs and toilet chairs (with crutch tips), shower stools and shower couch (with ISO 17966:2016)|
|PA 027||Standing aids|
|PA 029||Therapy chair, Chassis|
|PA 084||Handlegrip, bathhandles|