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British Standards: BS5724-1:1979

Standard No BS5724-1:1979
Title of Standard Medical electrical equipment. Specification for general safety requirements
ISBN 058010690X
Date of Publication 30/03/79
Approx Pages 220
Description Medical equipment, Safety measures, Electrical medical equipment, Electrical safety, Marking, Symbols, Protected electrical equipment, Explosions, Radiation hazards, Fire risks, Electrical protection equipment, Type testing, Electric shocks
Cross references BS 415, BS 1319, BS 1319C, BS 1361, BS 2011:Part 2.1B, BS 2135, BS 2754, BS 2757, BS 3456:Part 101, BS 3861:Part 3, BS 4099:Part 1, BS 4265, BS 4308, BS 4343, BS 4491, BS 4743, BS 4999:Part 51, BS 5267, BS 5458, BS 5559, BS 6500, BS 4683, BS 3955:Part 3,
International Equiv (If Applicable ) IEC 60601-1:1977
Replaces Standards :
Replacement Notes
Now Replaced By BS EN 60601-1:1990
Replaced by Notes Replaced by the dual numbered standard BS EN 60601-1:1990, BS5724-1:1989 but remains current to allow manufacturers time to implement the new standard.
Committee Ref CH/62/1

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