BS EN 61010-1:2010+A1:2019 Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use. General requirements
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BS EN 61010-1:2010+A1:2019

Safety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use. General requirements

Status : Current   Published : March 2017



What is this standard about?

It sets out general safety requirements to reduce the hazards faced by electrical test, measurement and process-control equipment and accessory operators.

Who is this standard for? 

Any company that sells or manufactures electrical test, measurement, control and laboratory equipment or related components and assemblies.

Why should you use this standard?

It specifies general safety requirements for the following types of equipment and accessories:

  1. Electrical test and measurement equipment
  2. Electrical industrial process-control equipment
  3. Electrical laboratory equipment

Its use ensures that hazards to the operator and surrounding area are reduced to a tolerable level. Particular hazards include:

a)     Electrical shock or burn

b)     Mechanical hazards

c)     Spread of fire from the equipment

d)     Excessive temperature

e)     Effects of fluids and fluid pressure

f)     Effects of radiation, including lasers sources and sonic and ultra-sonic pressure

g)     Liberated gasses, explosion and implosion

Standard NumberBS EN 61010-1:2010+A1:2019
TitleSafety requirements for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use. General requirements
Publication Date31 March 2017
Cross ReferencesEN 60068-2-75 1997, EN 60065 + A2 2010, EN 60065 + A1 2006, EN 60065 + Cor. 2007, IEC 60065:2001/AMD2:2010, IEC 60065:2001, IEC 60065:2001/AMD1:2005, IEC 60027-1:1992, EN 60027-7:2010, IEC 60027-1:1992/AMD2:2005, EN 60027-3:2007, IEC 60065:2001/COR1:2002, EN 60068-2-14:2009, IEC 60068-2-14:2009, IEC 60027-1:1992/AMD1:1997, EN 60027-2:2007, EN 60027-4:2007, EN 60027-1:2006, EN 60065:2002/A11:2008, IEC 60027-2:2005, EN 60073:2002, EN 60065 (IEC 60065:2001 Modified), EN 60027-6:2007, IEC 60027-7:2010, EN 60065:2002/A12:2011, IEC 60027-6:2006, EN 60027-1:2006/A2:2007, IEC 60027-4:2006, IEC 60073:2002, IEC 60068-2-75:1997
ReplacesBS EN 61010-1:2010
International RelationshipsEN 61010-1:2010/A1:2019/AC:201,IEC 61010-1:2010/AMD1:2016/COR
Amended ByCorrigendum, May 2019; Amendment, March 2019
DescriptorsElectric shocks, Measuring instruments, Environment (working), Hazards, Electrical safety, Control devices, Safety measures, Electrical accidents, Equipment safety, Control equipment, Electronic equipment and components, Electrical measuring instruments, Electrical components, Process control, Electrical equipment, Laboratory equipment
Title in FrenchRègles de sécurité pour appareils électriques de mesurage, de régulation et de laboratoire Exigences générales
Title in GermanSicherheitsbestimmungen für elektrische Mess-, Steuer-, Regel- und Laborgeräte Allgemeine Anforderungen
ISBN978 0 539 04523 9
File Size4.5 MB

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