BS EN 1789:2020 - Medical vehicles and their equipment. Road ambulances

BS EN 1789:2020

Medical vehicles and their equipment. Road ambulances

Status : Current   Published : September 2020



This European Standard specifies requirements for the design, testing, performance and equipping of road ambulances used for the transport, monitoring, treatment and care of patients. It contains requirements for the patient’s compartment in terms of the working environment, ergonomic design and the safety of the crew and patients.This European Standard does not cover the training of the staff which is the responsibility of the authority/authorities in the country where the ambulance is to be registered. This European Standard is applicable to road ambulances capable of transporting at least one person on a stretcher and excludes the transportation of hospital beds. This standard also specifies requirements for ambulances intended to carry transport incubator systems. The European Standard covers the specific requirements of each type of road ambulance which are designated according to the patient condition e.g. patient transport road ambulance types A1, A2, B and C. This European Standard gives general requirements for medical devices carried in road ambulances and used therein and outside hospitals and clinics in situations where the ambient conditions can differ from normal indoor conditions.

Standard NumberBS EN 1789:2020
TitleMedical vehicles and their equipment. Road ambulances
Publication Date02 September 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 13544-1:2019, EN ISO 9170-1, ISO/DIS 11197:2018, ISO/DIS 9170-1:2016, ISO 407:2004, ISO 10524-2:2018, EN 60601-1:2006, EN 3-7:2004 Amd 1 (08/07), EN ISO 10524-2:2019, IEC 60601-1:2005/COR2:2007, IEC 60601-1:2005/COR1:2006, EN 12470-1:2000+A1:2009, IEC 60601-1:2005/AMD1:2012, EN ISO 5359:2014/A1:2017, DIN 51130:2014 (E), ISO 10079-2:2014, EN ISO 11197:2019, ISO 10524-3:2019, EN ISO 10524-3:2019, EN 60601-1-12:2015, EN ISO 10079-3:2014, EN 1865-1:2010+A1:2015, ISO 5359:2014/DAmd 1, EN 794-3:1998+A2:2009, ISO 7396-1:2016, ISO 5359:2014/Amd 1:2017, EN ISO 407:2004, EN 60601-1:2006/A1:2013, EN 13976-1:2018, EN ISO 7396-1:2016, ISO 10079-3:2014, EN 60601-2-27:2014, ISO 10079-1:2015, EN 1865-5:2012, EN ISO 10079-2:2014, EN 1041:2008+A1:2013, ISO 7396-1:2016/Amd 1:2017, EN 3-7:2004, EN ISO 5359:2014, EN ISO 10524-1:2019, ISO 5359:2014/FDAmd 1, EN 455-2:2015, CEN/TS 16165:2016, EN ISO 10079-1:2015, EN 455-1:2020, EN ISO 10079-1:2015/A1:2019, EN 1865-2:2010+A1:2015, EN ISO 7396-1:2016/A1:2019, ISO 10524-1:2018, EN 60601-2-4:2011, IEC 60601-1:2005, EN 443:2008, EN 186
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 7396-2:2007, ISO 20345:2011, EN ISO 20345:2011, EN 12464-1:2011, EN 1865-3:2012+A1:2015, EN ISO 9170-2:2008, EN ISO 7396-2:2007, ISO 9170-2:2008, prEN 60601-2-2:2016
ReplacesBS EN 1789:2007+A2:2014
International RelationshipsEN 1789:2020
Draft Superseded By18/30383808 DC
DescriptorsVentilation, Loading, Medical equipment, Equipment safety, Vibration testing, Emergency vehicles, Chassis, Mechanical testing, Cabs, Vehicle components, Ergonomics, Vehicle windows, Performance testing, Performance, Patient transport equipment, Braking systems, Ambulances, Strength of materials, Vehicle seating, Vehicle doors, Design, Loading areas, Acoustic measurement, Mass, Rated power, Position, Safety measures, Vehicle bodywork, Health and safety requirements, Dimensions, Electrical installations
Title in FrenchVéhicules de transport sanitaire et leurs équipements. Ambulances routières
Title in GermanRettungsdienstfahrzeuge und deren Ausrüstung. Krankenkraftwagen
ISBN978 0 539 02497 5
File Size1.165 MB

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