Luminaires – Part 2-25: Particular requirements – Luminaires for use in clinical areas of hospitals and health care buildings
|Publication Date:||1 August 1994|
This section of IEC 598-2 details specific requirements for luminaires for use with tungsten filament, fluorescent and other discharge lamps on supply voltages not exceeding 1 000 V for use in clinical areas in which medical treatment, examination and medical care takes place in hospitals and health care buildings. This standard does not apply to medical electrical equipment, as defined in 2.2.15 of IEC 601-1, containing a light source. NOTE 1 - Subclause 2.2.15 of IEC 601-1 states: Electrical equipment, provided with not more than one connection to a particular supply mains and intended to diagnose, treat, or monitor the patient under medical supervision and which makes physical or electrical contact with the patient and/or transfers energy to or from the patient and/or detects such energy transfer to or from the patient. This standard does not apply to luminaires for emergency lighting and luminaires for general illumination in non-clinical ares (e.g. offices). NOTE 2 - For these luminaires types, reference should be made to other section of IEC 598-2. This standard does not apply to luminaires or parts of luminaires which are designed to be sterilized by the autoclave process and luminaires for operating tables.