CEN - EN 1789
Medical vehicles and their equipment - Road ambulances
|Publication Date:||1 September 2020|
|ICS Code (First aid):||11.160|
|ICS Code (Special purpose vehicles):||43.160|
This document specifies requirements for the design, testing, performance and equipping of road ambulances used for the transport, monitoring, treatment and care of patients. It contains requirements for the patient's compartment in terms of the working environment, ergonomic design and the safety of the crew and patients. This document does not cover the training of the crew, which is the responsibility of the authority/authoritie
This document is applicable to road ambulances capable of transporting at least one patient on a stretcher and excludes the transportation of hospital beds.
This document also specifies requirements for ambulances intended to carry transport incubator systems.
This document covers the specific requirements of each type of road ambulance, which are designated according to the patient condition.
This document gives general requirements for medical devices carried in road ambulances and used therein and outside hospitals and clinics in situations where the ambient conditions can differ from normal indoor conditions.