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IEC - 60364-7-710

Low-voltage electrical installations – Part 7-710: Requirements for special installations or locations – Medical locations

active, Most Current
Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 May 2021
Status: active
Page Count: 88
ICS Code (Electricity supply systems): 91.140.50
ICS Code (Electrical engineering in general): 29.020
scope:

The particular requirements of this part of IEC 60364 apply to electrical installations in medical locations so as to provide safety of patients and medical staff. These requirements refer to:

- hospitals and clinics or equivalent institutions (including equivalent transportable and mobile locations);

which, subject to assessment (710.30), can also include:

- sanatoriums and health clinics;

- dedicated locations in homes for senior citizens and aged care homes, where patients receive medical care;

- medical centres, outpatients' clinics and departments, casualty wards;

- other outpatients' institutions (industrial, sports and others);

- medical and dental practices;

- dedicated medical rooms in the workplace;

- other locations where medical electrical equipment is used;

- veterinary clinics;

- rooms in existing installations where a change of utilization for medical applications occur.

This list is not exhaustive.

The requirements of this document do not apply to ME equipment or ME systems.

NOTE 1 ME equipment and ME systems are covered by IEC 60601 (all parts).

NOTE 2 In the USA, the requirements of NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code® in general and specifically article 517 (Healthcare Facilities) apply.

Document History

60364-7-710
May 1, 2021
Low-voltage electrical installations – Part 7-710: Requirements for special installations or locations – Medical locations
The particular requirements of this part of IEC 60364 apply to electrical installations in medical locations so as to provide safety of patients and medical staff. These requirements refer to: –...
November 1, 2002
Electrical installations of buildings Part 7-710: Requirements for special installations or locations Medical locations
The particular requirements of this part of IEC 60364 apply to electrical installations in medical locations so as to ensure safety of patients and medical staff. These requirements, in the main,...

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