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Created: 2021-09-23 06:57 PM . Last Modified: 2021-09-23 07:05 PM
Here is the IEC Standard for Medical Location :
IEC 60364-7-710:2021 Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 7-710: Requirements for special installations or locations - Medical locations
The Scope of this standard :
The particular requirements of this part of IEC 60364 apply to electrical installations in medical locations so as to provide safety of patients and medical staff. These requirements refer to:
– hospitals and clinics or equivalent institutions (including equivalent transportable and mobile locations); which, subject to assessment (710.30), can also include:
– sanatoriums and health clinics;
– dedicated locations in homes for senior citizens and aged care homes, where patients receive medical care;
– medical centres, outpatients' clinics and departments, casualty wards;
– other outpatients' institutions (industrial, sports and others);
– medical and dental practices;
– dedicated medical rooms in the workplace;
– other locations where medical electrical equipment is used;
– veterinary clinics;
– rooms in existing installations where a change of utilization for medical applications occur.
This list is not exhaustive.
The requirements of this document do not apply to ME equipment or ME systems.
Indonesia have Local Standard for Medical Location which adopted from IEC :
SNI 0225-7-710:2020 Persyaratan Umum Instalasi Listrik (PUIL) 2020 – Bagian 7-710: Persyaratan untuk instalasi atau lokasi khusus – Lokasi medis.
Created: 2021-09-23 07:12 PM . Last Modified: 2021-10-05 08:20 AM
The IEC Standard has defined several group of location :
710.3.7 Group 0
Medical location where ME equipment or ME systems are not intended to be used
710.3.8 Group 1
Medical location where ME equipment or ME systems are intended to be used externally or
invasively on any part of the patient and where discontinuity of the electrical supply, such as
protection against electric shock, does not represent a risk to the safety of the patient
710.3.9 Group 2
Medical location where ME equipment or ME systems are intended to be used intrusively,
externally or invasively to any part of the patient and where discontinuity of the electrical
supply, such as protection against electric shock, represents a risk to the safety of the patient
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In Indonesia, there are several standards and technical guidelines used in hospital construction, notably for electrical distribution systems:
1. Peraturan Menteri Kesehatan No. 24 Tahun 2016
Persyaratan Teknis Bangunan & Prasarana Rumah Sakit
2. Peraturan Menteri Kesehatan No. 2306 Tahun 2011
Persyaratan Teknis Prasarana Instalasi Elektrikal Rumah Sakit
3. Pedoman Teknis Direktorat Jenderal Pelayanan Kesehatan Kemenkes Bulan April Tahun 2020
Pedoman Teknis Bangunan & Prasarana Ruang Isolasi Penyakit Infeksi Emerging
4. Pedoman Teknis Direktorat Jenderal Bina Upaya Kesehatan Kemenkes Tahun 2012
Pedoman Teknis Ruang Operasi Rumah Sakit
Yes, the above regulations do apply for all type of hospitals, both for the hospital building in general as well as specific rooms with their specialized functions ie. Operating Theatres, ICUs, Isolation Rooms, Laboratory etc.
Compliance to the above regulations is crucial for the hospitals in obtaining their accreditation and operating license, hence all hospital owners & electrical specifiers must make sure to fulfill the standards mentioned above.
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The impact if Consultant or Owner do not follow the Standard of Installation that defined by Local Authorities such as Installation Standard SNI 0225-7-710:2020 which is adopted from IEC 60364-7-710:2021 :
IEC 60364-7-710 has been prepared by IEC technical committee 64: Electrical installations and protection against electric shock. It is an International Standard. SNI 0225-7-710:2020 is adopted from IEC 60364-7-710:2021
As mentioned in the standard, this document is intended to enhance the Safety of People (Patient & Medical Staff) & Medical Equipment :
In medical locations patients are likely to be subjected to the application of medical electrical (ME) equipment. Measures for the safety of patients and medical staff need to be enhanced due to:
i) the reduction in body resistance, since the skin is often cut or broken;
ii) the risk associated with loss of supply, especially to life supporting equipment;
iii) the increased risk of electric shock due to the presence of liquids, such as blood, saline and water (e.g. for irrigation).
Items (i) and (ii) affect the patient, whereas item (iii) affects the patient and medical staff.
For every activity and function in a medical location, the particular requirements for safety,
including protection against electric shock and continuity of supply, need to be considered.
Safety can be achieved by the application of this document and the safe operation and maintenance of ME equipment.
If one do not follow this documents or any Local requirements defined by Local Authorities, there may be safety risk occurs that cause danger to the safety of People & Medical Equipment. Legal penalty may also applied by the local authorities.
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Not sure about the Healthcare Class question.
For Class on Medical location can be found in the updated IEC 60364-7-710 published May 2021.
It is related to the Classification of Electric Supply System for Safety Services.
710.56 Selection and erection of electrical equipment – Safety services
The classification of an electric supply system for safety services for medical locations are as follows:
– Class A – no-break: an automatic supply system which can ensure a continuous supply within specified conditions during the period of transition;
– Class C – short break: an automatic supply system available within 0,5 s;
– Class E – medium break: an automatic supply system available within 15 s;
– Class F – long break: an automatic supply system available in more than 15 s.
Electric supply systems for safety services provided for medical locations having differing classifications should meet the classification that gives the highest security of supply.
For Class A (no break), Schneider have ATS (Auto Transfer Switch).
For Class C (Short break <0.5s), a UPS by APC Schneider can be use.
For Class E & F, can use Generator or load shedding.
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