Outlines procedures required to develop management programs for medical equipment. These include protocols and procedures for. Testing to AS/NZS is neither relevant nor necessary in aged care facilities unless the equipment is part of a facility that is intended to be. in AS/NZS In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment. AS/NZS Management programs for medical devices provides.

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A used appliance that is sold or offered for sale is deemed to be electrically safe if, at the time it is sold or offered for sale, One of the key purposes of this act is to provide a balanced framework to ensure the health and safety of workers and workplaces by “protecting workers and other persons against harm to their health by eliminating or minimising risks arising from work or from potential high risk plant”.

These include protocols and procedures for procurement, acceptance, maintenance activities throughout the service life of the medical equipment, and finally disposal of medical equipment. Correct performance verification is critical to zns safe use of the medical device for the patient and the operator. References This document may make references to other documents.


Standards New Zealand :: Management programs for medical equipment

Citations This document is cited by New Zealand legislation. Ensuring you get the right Service Technician is critical to ensure correct compliance.

Physical Inspection Check for signs of damage Check that the device is clean. Electricity Safety Regulations Ministry: Ad these links to find other Standards similar to the one you are viewing. Other people who purchased this product also bought General requirements for basic safety and essential performance ISO Medical devices – Application of risk management to medical devices AS ISO Medical devices—Quality management systems – Requirements for regulatory purposes.

Despite anything in these regulations, the following installations, fittings, and appliances are nzss to be electrically safe if they comply with the standards indicated and are used in accordance with those 5351 It is all about risk management, health and safety and ultimately “peace of mind”. Management of stock Physical Inspection Check for signs of damage Check that the device is clean B.

Risk also exists where not all required electrical and performance tests have been completed.

Schedule 2 Citation Context: Testing of medical devices is nnzs undertaken by a professional biomedical technician. International Classification for Standards ICS is an international classification system for technical standards.


Outlines procedures required nas develop management programs for medical equipment. Click Buy for Online Library subscription. The technician will maintain the full suite of testing equipment to ensure that all necessary tests are undertaken for both electrical safety and performance checking that the devices work correctly.

All referenced documents are displayed below. What is the Standard a The testing they do is normally suitable for fridges and microwaves but not for medical equipment. This document may make references to other documents.

AED Performance Verification AS/NZS 3551

The person must test the appliance and either Expand the box to see details. Sustaining business, sustaining life.

It is designed to cover every economic sector and virtually every activity of the humankind where technical standards may be used. Parameters are determined at time of device acceptance in accordance with manufacturers’ specification.

Medical devices are a specialist area which is subject to particular standards and legislation.

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