About Apave in Africa

Discover our accreditations, which testify to our expertise and reliability, and our strategic locations, which enable us to be close to our customers and respond effectively to their needs. Whether you're looking to secure your industrial activities, obtain certifications in line with international standards or train your staff, we're here to support you.


Who are we?

For over 150 years, Apave has accompanied major technological changes and revolutions by developing expertise to guarantee the safety of people, property and the environment. Our job is to enable our customers to do theirs in complete safety, and to be the key partner in helping you manage your risks on a daily basis, enabling you to combine safety and performance at every stage of your projects.


Our risk management role is broken down into several areas of expertise: 

Picto inspectionInspection: Mainly regulatory and non-regulatory checks on technical installations, and technical support. Technical Building Control: regulatory missions covering: solidity, personal safety, thermal and acoustic characteristics of the building, and many other complementary missions.

""Consulting and technical support: Risk assessment, asset management, infrastructure, environmental initiatives, energy audits, ....

Picto CertificationCertification: From certification of management systems to the certification of products and services.

Picto FormationTraining: We offer a wide range of occupational health and safety training courses, with a particular focus on the Oil & Gas sector, to help you develop a genuine safety culture and limit occupational hazards.

Picto Essais et Mesures Tests and Measurements: our services are based on strong geotechnical expertise, for soil analysis and solutions covering risks related to air and water pollution, acoustics, materials analysis and performance measurement.


With a presence covering more than 17 countries in Africa, through more than 25 locations, Apave has solidified its territorial footprint on the continent. This presence enables us to mobilise the right skills throughout Africa. Wherever you are in Africa, Apave is ready to meet your needs with tailor-made solutions.

To do so, we have expertise in a wide range of sectors, from agrifood to industrial goods, energy to transport, and infrastructure to construction.

Contact us

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any information or quotation you may require for your projects.

Taking your challenges into account ...

Picto risque humainYour human risk issues:

  • Protect their human risks, through the safety of their employees on worksites
  • Ensure the continuity of their technical know-how by recruiting and training their personnel


Picto risque technique Your technical risk challenges:

  • Guarantee reliability throughout a project's lifecycle and reduce its lead times, within the framework of regulatory compliance with current standards.
  • Optimize maintenance (organization, cost, safety)
  • Enable regulatory and voluntary compliance of equipment
  • Certify your management system to meet optimum performance levels


Picto risque environnemental Your environmental risk challenges:

  • Improving your energy efficiency
  • Assessing and reducing your environmental impact: pollution (air, water, noise, soil), industrial risks
  • Making a success of your low-carbon transition


By managing all these risks, you can develop your projects safely and sustainably, and contribute to the world of tomorrow.


... to act better together!

To bring your equipment and installations into line with regulations or your own specifications

Apave verifies the conformity of your technical installations, equipment and processes during commissioning and/or operation. 

This gives you an overview of the points to be improved to ensure compliance, and enables you to plan inspections to meet regulatory deadlines.


To improve the performance, safety and availability of your equipment

Apave provides tailor-made technical support services, particularly for your complex and sensitive projects.


To control your impact on the environment and the health of your employees

Apave supports you throughout your project's lifecycle to guarantee compliance with environmental regulations, and to ensure that your worksites are sustainable and respectful of the environment.


choose Apave?



For more than 60 years, we have been committed to supporting you to achieve industrial performance and the digitisation of proceeses. Our multi-skilled team is capable of effectively addressing all your risk management challenges.


We are seasoned professionals in our fields and we offer you high-level technical expertise to control technical, human, environmental, digital and technological risks. For more than 150 years, Apave's experts have been providing consultancy services and customised solutions to meet our customers' needs.


Our strong presence in Africa means we can quickly respond to all your requests, whatever your needs: inspection, training, consultancy, tests and measurement, etc.

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