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SNZ AS/NZS 2500

Safe use of medical electrical equipment in health care

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Organization: SNZ
Publication Date: 12 June 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 56
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This Standard provides guidance on the correct function, safe use and application of electrically operated medical equipment used in healthcare.

Although the Standard is concerned primarily with an electric shock hazard to patients and staff, provisions to safeguard against other hazards such as thermal, radiant or mechanical are included.

Recommended measures to provide and maintain patient and operator safety, including specification of the class of equipment and electrical installation to be employed for particular medical procedures, are also included.

This Standard emphasizes the responsibility of the management of the responsible organization to ensure selective purchasing, installation, inspection, maintenance, training and coordination of all aspects necessary to ensure adherence to safe procedures.

Document History

SNZ AS/NZS 2500
June 12, 2020
Safe use of medical electrical equipment in health care
This Standard provides guidance on the correct function, safe use and application of electrically operated medical equipment used in healthcare. Although the Standard is concerned primarily with an...
July 13, 2004
Guide to the safe use of electricity in patient care
A description is not available for this item.
August 5, 1995
Guide to the Safe Use of Electricity in Patient Care
A description is not available for this item.
August 5, 1995
Guide to the Safe Use of Electricity in Patient Care
A description is not available for this item.

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