SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — DEKRA Korea and Risk Engineering Service (RES) announced their cooperation in the areas of building and plant safety, fire protection, risk management, safety assessment and advisory services. Both companies plan to focus on industries including building & infrastructure, oil & gas, petrochemical, nuclear, semiconductor plants and manufacturing facilities.
RES brings into this cooperation its competencies in fire safety audit and inspection, design review, and risk assessment. DEKRA is contributing its wide array of consulting expertise, technical competencies, and digital knowhows, in the occupational and process safety areas including organizational cultural and leadership aspects.
Compared to other OECD nations, the Republic of Korea is still facing challenges with regards to plant safety and a rather high accident rate. DEKRA and RES together plan to establish a set of comprehensive services to reduce the accident risks in various industrial environments.
DEKRA has been active in the field of safety for almost 100 years. Founded in 1925 in Berlin as Deutscher Kraftfahrzeug-Überwachungs-Verein e.V., it is today one of the world’s leading expert organizations. DEKRA SE is a subsidiary of DEKRA e.V. and manages the Group’s operating business. In 2021, DEKRA generated sales totaling more than EUR 3.5 billion. The company currently employs almost 48,000 people in approximately 60 countries on all continents. With qualified and independent expert services, they work for safety on the road, at work and at home. These services range from vehicle inspection and expert appraisals to claims services, industrial and building inspections, safety consultancy, testing and certification of products and systems, as well as training courses and temporary work. The vision for the company’s 100th birthday in 2025 is that DEKRA will be the global partner for a safe, secure and sustainable world. With a platinum rating from EcoVadis, DEKRA is now in the top one percent of sustainable businesses ranked.