Labor S.A. is the first non-governmental, third-party organization that provides quality mark certification for electrical equipment (plugs and socket-outlets) which is a prerequisite for the product to be registered by the Ministry of Development to be marketed. The products we certify are (indicatively):
Household and similar electrical appliances (electric vacuum cleaners, dishwashers, plugs and socket outlets, etc.), Electrical luminaires, Electrical apparatus for the control of household and similar use, Information technology equipment, Conduit systems for cable management, Columns for Traffic lights, Electrical installation’s switches etc.
Labor S.A. as a notified body in the EU, certifies radio equipment for compliance with the RED Directive (2014/53/EU). Indicative devices we certify are:
International automated medium frequency direct-printing service for delivery of navigational and meteorological warnings and forecasts (NAVTEX), handheld, mobile and stationary radio transmitters, radio receivers and VHF ground radio transmitters for VHF aeronautical mobile service using amplitude modulation, commercially available amateur radio equipment etc.
Labor S.A. as a notified body in the EU, certifies construction products for compliance with the Regulation 305/2011 (CPR). Indicative devices we certify are:
Solid fuel heating appliances – Stoves – Energy fireplaces
Traffic Control Equipment – Signal Heads for Vehicular and Pedestrian Uses.
Traffic light controllers
Labor S.A. as a notified body in the EU, certifiesequipment for compliance with the EMC Directive (2014/30/EU). Indicative devices that wecertify (ορθογραφικόσταελληνικά) are: Lifts, escalators and pedestrian walkways, motorized pedestrian doors, alarm systems – fire alarm, intrusion, restraint, CCTV, access control and protection of social events, electronic taximeters.
LABenergy efficiency & LABgreen
Labor S.A. has created two new certification marks for information technology equipment.
The LABenergy brand certifies the low energy consumption beyond the mandatory limits for information technology equipment, helping consumers to choose from a wide range of marketable products that meet the needs but at the same time follow the modern trend for more rational use of electricity.
LABgreen is the first Greek eco-label in the field of information technology equipment. This eco-label certifies that, in addition to energy consumption, throughout the manufacturing process, strict rules for the use and recycling of materials and components have been adhered to, reducing the energy footprint of the device and contributing to sustainable development.
Management System Certification
ISO 9001 is the most widely used international ISO Standard, which specifies the basic requirements that an Organization should follow in order to provide quality services to its customers.
ISO 9001 is addressed to companies and organizations of all types, regardless of their size, activity or product and services it provides.
Increases the productivity and profitability of the company or organization. Detects the potential risks and offers opportunities for improvement.It also offers a significant competitive advantage.
ISO 14001 is an international standard that creates a framework for recognizing, evaluating and managing the environmental aspects of a business or organization that results in its development.
ISO 14001is addressed to companies and organizations of all types, regardless of their size, activity or product and services it provides.
Improves environmental performance, saves resources, reduces operating costs, and helps prevent pollution.
It is an international standard that defines the requirements of the system in conjunction with the HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control)Points of codex Alimentairius to improve the safety and quality of the company – food industry.
It can be applied to all types of organizations that are involved in any part of the food supply chain, regardless of their size, activity and sector.
Its goal is the continuous improvement of the safety and quality of the products produced, resulting to increased end costumer security. It offers a significant competitive advantage in the market.
Certification of Hotels and Lodgings
What is it
The ranking system includes the technical and functional specifications and rating criteria for ranking existing and new hotels into star categories.
Classification certificates are issued in accordance with Ministerial Decree 219 / 08-01-2015 by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels based on a technical report prepared by ESYD accredited bodies for audits and inspections to rank hotels in star categories.
The ranking system concerns all accommodation units, new and existing.
The process of classifying hotels into star categories is mandatory for their legal operation. Also, the technical and operational classification criteria offer owners an upgrade of the quality of their tourist product and consequently the development of customer loyalty towards them.
Optional criteria for obtaining more points
- ISO 9001 -100 points
- ISO 14001 – 200 points
- ISO 22000- 200 points
- HACCP Certification – 100 points
- “Greek Breakfast” by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels – 250 points
What is it
The “Greek Breakfast” program has been developed by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and aims to enrich the breakfast offered by hotels with typical Greek agri-food products as well as traditional local dishes.
The ranking system concerns all accommodation units, new and existin.
Hellenic Breakfast is another qualitative feature for hotel businesses as the gastronomic wealth of Greece is world-renowned. Also, “Greek Breakfast” has been included in the star rating system as a rating criterion (250 points for Hotels – Criterion 10.5).