Standard: 1069 BULLETIN

UL STANDARD FOR SAFETY HOSPITAL SIGNALING AND NURSE CALL EQUIPMENT

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Scope:

These requirements in this standard cover the individual units and equipment that operate within the context of a fundamental hospital signaling nurse call system (NCS).

A fundamental NCS provides audible and visual communication between patients and staff in a health care facility and conforms to the minimum requirements established in the Health Care Facilities Code, NFPA 99, and the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.

Miscellaneous signaling equipment not intended to perform fundamental operation, such as bedside tables, bed exit devices, annunciators, gas monitoring units. and other similar types of equipment may be evaluated for compliance with applicable requirements described in this standard.

The units comprising a fundamental NCS covered by this standard are intended to be installed in patient care areas, staff areas, and support areas of a health care facility in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70, and the Health Care Facilities Code, NFPA 99.

These requirements do not cover medical and dental equipment, line isolation monitors, X-ray equipment, electrically heated pads, therapeutic lamps, refrigerated oxygen therapy equipment, food warming cabinets and carts, equipment employed in inhalation anesthetizing or hazardous locations, office intercoms, or similar equipment and products covered by individual requirements.

These requirements do not cover equipment employed in an area of hyperbaric oxygenation, in which a patient is exposed during oxygen therapy to pressures greater than ambient atmosphere.

Organization: UL
Document Number: 1069 bulletin
Publish Date: 2015-11-27
Page Count: 10
Change Type: STCH
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Inactive

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
1069 BULLETIN Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2015-05-08 Status: INAC
1069 BULLETIN Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2014-12-12 Status: INAC
1069 BULLETIN Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2014-10-03 Status: INAC
1069 BULLETIN Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2014-06-25 Status: INAC
1069 BULLETIN Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2011-12-16 Status: INAC
1069 BULLETIN Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2011-09-16 Status: INAC
1069 BULLETIN Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2011-05-13 Status: INAC
1069 BULLETIN Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2011-01-31 Status: INAC
1069 BULLETIN Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2010-11-15 Status: INAC
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