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IEC 60849

Sound Systems for Emergency Purposes

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Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 February 1998
Status: inactive
Page Count: 60
ICS Code (Alarm and warning systems): 13.320
ICS Code (Audio systems): 33.160.30
scope:

This International Standard applies to sound reinforcement and distribution systems to be used to effect a rapid and orderly mobilization of occupants in an indoor or outdoor area in an emergency situation.

This standard applies to systems using tone signals and to systems with voice announcements for emergency purposes.

NOTE 1 - The use of the system for normal sound reinforcement and distribution systems purposes under non-hazardous circumstances is not excluded.

NOTE 2 - It is recommended that the system, when used for emergency purposes, should form part of a complete facility (equipment, operating procedures and training programmes) for the control of emergencies.

NOTE 3 - Sound systems for emergency purposes may be the subject of approval by relevant authorities.

Document History

IEC 60849
February 1, 1998
Sound Systems for Emergency Purposes
This International Standard applies to sound reinforcement and distribution systems to be used to effect a rapid and orderly mobilization of occupants in an indoor or outdoor area in an emergency...
January 1, 1989
Sound Systems for Emergency Purposes
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