Apave is an international group specialised in risk management with more than 150 years’ experience.
Our 12,400 employees work at our customers’ request on regulatory or non-regulatory assignments relating to risk management. Apave offers services and expertise in 5 areas: inspection, training, testing-measurements, certification and labelling, consulting and technical support.
Whether it relates to personal safety, site safety and compliance, environmental safety or digital security, Apave’s mission is to be a trusted third party for its customers at all times.
Acting as a trusted partner to make the world safer, more sustainable and a source of shared progress.
Our 5 areas of business activities are complementary and enable you to combine safety and performance at every stage of your projects.
We check the reliability of your facilities, equipment, structures, infrastructures and buildings to keep them compliant during commissioning as well as operation.
Testing and measurements
We carry out testing of all types using simulators that reproduce actual stresses. We also take air, water and soil samples and measurements to monitor their quality and better manage your risks and impact on the environment.
Certification and Labelling
We certify your systems dedicated to management, skills, products or services.
We also defne labels in line with a strict reference framework.
We are the leader in risk management and safety training. Our unique model using trainer-inspectors enables 350,000 people each year to take part in training that culminates in certifcation, a real credential for their professional futures.
Consulting and technical support
We help you improve the safety and health of your teams by lowering the industrial accident rates and the risk of incidents.
- Competent teams who take pride in their work
- High-level technical and regulatory expertise
- A unique model of trainers - inspectors
- Significant operational coverage in France and abroad
- A presence throughout the value chain: “Testing Inspection Certification” supplemented by training, advice and technical support
- A strong and recognised historical brand
Aware of technological changes and the challenges of the ecological transition, the Group is taking the necessary steps to continue its transformation to rank among the world's top 5 in our four priority sectors by 2025. This realistic ambition is possible thanks to the professionalism of our 12,400 employees, whom I know demonstrate unfailing commitment