BS EN 60601-2-52:2010+A1:2015 Medical electrical equipment. Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of medical beds

BS EN 60601-2-52:2010+A1:2015

Medical electrical equipment. Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of medical beds

Status : Current, Work in hand   Published : May 2010

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What is this standard about? 

BS EN 60601-2-52 is part of a series of international standards on medical electrical equipment, covering basic safety and essential performance for both equipment and systems. This latest update to Part 2-52 outlines guidelines specific to the safe operation of healthcare and hospital beds relating to adults. It complements BS EN 60601-1.

Who is this standard for?

  • Manufacturers, suppliers and operators of adult hospital beds 
  • All healthcare facilities/hospitals
  • Health and safety professionals
  • Healthcare regulatory bodies

Why should you use this standard? 

This standard is the integration of two former standards relating to electronically operated beds and adjustable beds for disabled persons. It now applies to the basic safety and essential performance of beds for adult patients, outlining guidance for manufacturers and operators, to ensure patient safety and comfort.

What’s changed since the last update?

  • BS EN 60601-2-52 has been systematically reviewed by experts to ensure its continued market relevance and adherence to clinical best practice
  • Manufacturers must now include in the risk management process hazards related to patients taller than 185cm
  • Additional markings required relating to maximum patient weight and safe working loads
  • Improved safety guidelines relating to side rails and mattresses
  • New warning and safety notices relating to instructions for use



Standard NumberBS EN 60601-2-52:2010+A1:2015
TitleMedical electrical equipment. Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of medical beds
StatusCurrent, Work in hand
Publication Date31 May 2010
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60068-2-31:2008, EN 60068-2-31:2008
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 1970, IEC 60601-2-38, HD 22.10 H05-BQ-F, EN 13451-1, 93/42/EEC, AFRL-HE-WP-TR-2005-0044, DIN VDE 0207-20, EN 60601-2-38
ReplacesBS EN 50072:1992, BS 5724-2.29:1992, BS EN 60601-2-38:1997, BS 5724-2.38:1997 IEC 60601-2-, BS EN 1970:2000
International RelationshipsEN 60601-2-52:2010/A1:2015,IEC 60601-2-52:2009/AMD1:2015
Amended ByAmendment, June 2015; Corrigendum, September 2011
Draft Superseded By13/30279393 DC
DescriptorsDisabled people, Marking, Removable, Aids for the disabled, Environmental testing, Safety engineering, Electrical testing, Handles, Boards, Poles, Protected electrical equipment, Beds, Mechanical testing, Electrically-operated devices, Electrical equipment, Hazards, Stability, Rails, Safety measures, Electrical safety, Medical equipment, Instructions for use, Patient lifting equipment, Electrical medical equipment, Hospital equipment, Loading
ICS11.140
Title in FrenchAppareils électromédicaux. Exigences particulières pour la sécurité de base et les performances essentielles des lits médicaux
Title in GermanMedizinische elektrische Geräte. Besondere Festlegungen für die Sicherheit einschließlich der wesentlichen Leistungsmerkmale von medizinischen Betten
CommitteeCH/62/4
ISBN978 0 580 82158 5
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages90
File Size3.429 MB
Price£274.00


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