TÜV Rheinland Blog - Stories from Asia and Africa

TÜV Rheinland launches training and certification program for rail safety assurance professionals

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Dec 10, 2018 5:38:38 PM

TÜV Rheinland Philippines recently held its first training and certification program for rail safety assurance. More than 30 participants, including engineers, R&D staff and management personnel, joined the 5-day training program.

TÜV Rheinland’s Personnel Certification Scheme, a training and qualification program that enables individuals and enterprises to verify the competencies of their employees through a third-party certification body, the Rail Safety Assurance Professional (TÜV) Training and Personnel Certification Program aims to help participants understand and apply the principles of functional safety to the development and assessment of safety systems.

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Topics: Academy

TÜV Rheinland: New testing opportunities for South African market

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Dec 7, 2018 2:42:39 PM

The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) has authorized further TÜV Rheinland laboratories to test electrical products for the South African market. Manufacturers or exporters can now obtain proof directly from TÜV Rheinland's electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing laboratories in Nuremberg (Germany), Shanghai and Taipei that their products meet all electromagnetic compatibility requirements in accordance with South African regulations. In April 2018 the SABS had already authorized the EMC laboratory of TÜV Rheinland in Yokohama (Japan) accordingly.

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Topics: EMC

TÜV Rheinland opens wireless laboratory in Nuremberg

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 30, 2018 6:00:00 PM

At the end of November, the globally active testing service provider TÜV Rheinland heralded the opening of its new wireless laboratory in Nuremberg with a customer event. With this event, TÜV Rheinland is further expanding its global commitment in the field of wireless technologies and expanding its European wireless network. In addition to Nuremberg, TÜV Rheinland is also represented with corresponding IoT laboratories in Lund (Sweden), Leek (Netherlands), Cologne (Germany) and Milan (Italy).

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Topics: IoT

TÜV Rheinland’s Photovoltaic Testing Lab in Bangalore, India recognized by Bureau of Indian Standards

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 28, 2018 3:00:00 PM

TÜV Rheinland, a global leader in independent technical services announced the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has recognized its photovoltaic testing laboratory located in Bangalore, India. BIS is a Standards Development Organization (SDO) and the largest National Certification Body (NCB) for India, under the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India. As a BIS recognized lab, TÜV Rheinland is authorized to conduct testing of solar photovoltaic modules.

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Topics: solar

The 70-20-10 Learning Model

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 27, 2018 4:58:36 PM

What still applies to personnel developers after 30 years – and what does not.

70-20-10: Over three decades these have been the dream measures for personnel developers. 70 percent we learn on the job, 20 percent in social interaction with one another, and 10 percent in the context of formal further training. 30 years have passed since Michael M. Lombardo and Robert W. Eichinger first published this insight in their book ‘The Career Architect Development Planner’, and the 70-20-10 model is still in use in many companies throughout the world today.

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Topics: Academy, management systems, training

Mobile Solar Module Testing Vans Have Higher Uncertainty of Measurement

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 27, 2018 4:29:12 PM

India is currently experiencing rapid expansion of their domestic renewable industry. However, with recent reports on the lack of testing centres in the country, conversations with various project developers and manufacturers in the country have revealed that the announced National Lab Policy and Quality Control Order is adding a new wrinkle that could slow down project commissioning.

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Topics: solar, PV, photovoltaics

How the “Inspire and Empower People” Challenge Succeeds

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 23, 2018 6:42:12 PM

Be honest: Why do you get up every morning and go to work? If you have an answer to this, then you can confidently regard yourself as “inspired”, as personnel managers and managers have recently been calling it.

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Topics: Academy, management systems, training

Why You Need a Constructional Data Form (CDF) and How To Complete One

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 23, 2018 5:54:49 PM

A Constructional Data Form, also known as a Component Data Form or CDF, is a list of critical components for a piece of equipment or device. The CDF is a critical tool for ensuring that a machine or product is constructed with the same critical components throughout the entire life cycle of production.

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Topics: Products, compliance, machinery

Modern Learning Types and Strategies

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 20, 2018 6:23:00 PM

Insufficient participation, low commitment, lack of satisfaction – when it comes to in-house training, companies today can find it difficult to motivate their employees to obtain a qualification.

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Topics: Academy, management systems, training

TÜV Rheinland Bangladesh shines spotlight on sustainability at Chemical Management and Detox Awareness Training Program

Posted by TUV Rheinland on Nov 16, 2018 12:07:55 PM

Organized in collaboration of G. Güldenpfennig GmbH (Bangladesh), the one-day event focused on sustainable practices

TÜV Rheinland Bangladesh recently turned the spotlight on the importance of sustainable practices in the apparel and textiles industry, when it hosted a Chemical Management and Detox Awareness Training Program in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka.

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Topics: Detox