This Standard specifies safety requirements for electrical installations in areas where it is intended that low-voltage medical electrical. Incorporating Amendment No. 1. Australian/New Zealand Standard. Electrical installations—. Patient areas. Superseding AS/NZS A. AS/NZS , Electrical installations—Patient treatment areas of protected electrical areas is set out in AS/NZS , Guide to the safe.

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Alteration cannot proceed until routine safety test is up-to-date.

Operating theatres for non-cardiac surgery Patient ensuites Patient examination rooms in outpatients. Registration Forgot your password? Reticulated plumbing in at least one patient location. Maximum field strength and test methods are specified for locations intended for ECG monitoring and recording. Transformer isolated supplies Installation prospective hazard current LIM alarm – resistive and capacitive, balanced and unbalanced faults.

May occur when an electrode wire, electrolyte-filled catheter or transducer is introduced into direct contact with ventricular heart muscle. Must be up-to-date before starting any alteration or addition.


As routine testing is now a requirement in all patient areas, zs has become a legal requirement throughout Australia. Cardiac arrest Respiratory arrest Burning Denervation Ulceration d. Ed 2 of IEC published in Self harm areas e.

AS/NZS Electrical installations  Patient areas – ppt download

Electrical points in another room. Maximum tripping time — two tests. At least two socket-outlets in each patient location. Hospital must control leakage currents when assembling trolley- mounted medical electrical systems. To use this website, you zns agree to our Privacy Policyincluding cookie policy. To make this website work, we log user data and share it with processors.

Imaging rooms with ECG monitoring or synchronised imaging. Fixed electrical equipment in the patient environment. Socket-outlets that are not readily accessible must have readily accessible isolating switches or a dedicated LPD.

Maximum number of protected points. Socket-outlet for cleaning purpose not required. Safe equipment application needed: Socket-outlets requiring LPD protection clearly specified: My presentations Profile Feedback Log out.


AS/NZS 3003:2011 Electrical installations  Patient areas

This does not include areas such as corridors and lifts where medical equipment is only used in an emergency or for transporting patients. Nodes must be isolated from structural metal. Earth pins of socket-outlets accessible below 2.

Maximum field strength and test methods are not specified. New patient areas — ss as: RCD protected labeling not required. Similar requirements to those for haemodialysis if: RCDs must now be: Associated report form is full of errors.

Dedicated circuit protected by LPD required for socket-outlets used for medical electrical equipment.

Must be connected to the UPS electrical supply system. Still requires patient areas to be wired as: Excessive requirements in the edition of the standard.

The standards applies wherever mains powered medical electrical equipment is used.

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