Report 97 Guide to Electrical Safety Testing of Medical Equipment: the why and the how and the Bench-top Guide to Electrical Safety Testing of Medical Equipment
Published Institute of Physics & Engineering In Medicine: 2009: IPEM Report Series
This report consists of a 28 page Bench-top Guide, designed as an ‘aide memoire’, with a CD containing the Guide to Electrical Safety Testing, which is a full detailed text explaining the why and the how of electrical safety testing. This indispensable combined publication provides detailed information on the rationale of electrical safety testing, the effect of electricity on the body, detailed guidance on what to test and how to test it. The Guide includes testing of medical electrical systems and fixed installations as well as portable equipment. A full chapter of case studies rounds off the in-depth text. Appendices cover generic electrical safety testing devices, testing in an isolated mains area, testing mains on an Applied Part, the role of standards, the relevance of the Medical Devices Directive and a full bibliography of references cited and other useful documents. Buy a copy and we hope that the Bench-top Guide will reside on your bench for easy reference and the Guide to Electrical Safety Testing CD will open a door to fuller understanding of what electrical safety testing is about and how to ensure your test results are meaningful.