TVS Interfleet

Achieving machinery safety certification and compliance for construction transport machinery.

The Challenge

The primary objective was to achieve certification for TVS Interfleet and their cement mixer through ensuring its compliance with market legislation and industry standards. This comprehensive compliance assessment aimed to bolster the OEM’s reputation for producing safe and reliable equipment while gaining greater market presence.

The approach - TVS Interfleet

With so many variables it was key that our approach was as comprehensive as possible. From an initial discovery & Planning phases to Implementation & Training, our work with TVS Interfleet included:

Initial evaluation and research. An exhaustive evaluation by studying the client’s technical documentation, including design drawings, operational processes, and safety systems was conducted.

On-site inspection. Including observation of the cement mixer’s production process, assessment of potential safety hazards, and evaluation of the efficacy of the existing safety measures.

Thorough risk assessment. Comprehensive analysis of potential hazards including pinch points, entanglement hazards, any EN ISO 13849 failures, operator access and more.

Safety standards alignment. Focusing on technical detail, the cement mixer’s design, components, and safety features were compared against relevant safety standards and regulations.

Tailored safety solutions. Comprehensive set of tailored safety solution guidelines was developed for TVS Interfleet covering design modifications, roll out of emergency stop buttons, enhanced operator access and improved safety communication.

Training and documentation. The TVS Interfleet team were given-depth training to implement our recommendations and maintain compliance. We also assisted with the creation of comprehensive handling documentation.

Results and Benefits

Through enlisting external expertise, TVS successfully achieved certification and full compliance with market legislation and industry safety standards. The cement mixer’s enhanced safety features not only met stringent requirements but also positioned the OEM as a frontrunner in safety-conscious construction equipment manufacturing. The partnership led to several key benefits:

01. Market Presence

Armed with certification, TVS seamlessly grew their market presence, opening doors to untapped opportunities and increased revenue streams.

02. Customer Trust

The OEM’s commitment to safety and compliance bolstered its reputation as a trusted and reliable manufacturer. Customers consciously know the brand places importance on safety as a top priority.

03. Competitive Advantage

Differentiating itself from competitors, TVS stood out for its safety-first approach and state-of-the-art cement mixer design.

The outcome

Through the consultancy assessment and support, TVS Interfleet transformed its cement mixer into a paragon of safety, achieving certification and compliance with market legislation and industry standards, including The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulation 2008 and EN 12609:2021; Truck Mixers. Safety Requirements. The partnership has opened new avenues for market presence. Through a steadfast commitment to safety and a strategic partnership within the certification and compliance space, TVS secured its position as a trusted and sought-after name in the materials transportation market.