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AS 3811-1998 hard-wired patient alarm systems

Standard Number:  AS 3811-1998
Title:  hard-wired patient alarm systems
Language:  English
Replacing Standard:  DR 97156

Publication Date:  1998/5/5
Revocatory Date:  2015/11/2
Status:  Current
International Classification for Standards (ICS)ENVIRONMENT. HEALTH PROTECTION. SAFETY>>Alarm and warning systems
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
Price:  
Number of Pages:19P.;A4  

Description:Specifies the minimum performance requirements for hard-wired patient alarm systems and gives guidance on their maintenance requirements. It applies to systems usually installed in high dependency health care establishments and may apply to specialist es  
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AS 3811-1998 HARD-WIRED PATIENT ALARM SYSTEMS
PREFACE
CONTENTS
SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 APPLICATION
1.3 INNOVATION
1.4 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
1.5 DEFINITIONS
1.5.1 Annunciator
1.5.2 Bedcall
1.5.3 Bed unit
1.5.4 Call panel
1.5.5 Competent person
1.5.6 Cord out call
1.5.7 Corridor indicator
1.5.8 Diagnostic call
1.5.9 Duress alarm
1.5.10 Emergency call
1.5.11 High dependency care
1.5.12 Logbook
1.5.13 Low dependency care
1.5.14 May
1.5.15 Non-captive
1.5.16 Nurse presence
1.5.17 Nurse station
1.5.18 Patient alarm system
1.5.19 Patient call
1.5.20 Reassurance lamp
1.5.21 Shall
1.5.22 Should
1.5.23 Staff assist
1.5.24 Staff presence
1.5.25 System
1.5.26 System terminal
1.5.27 Wet area call
SECTION 2 PLANNING
2.1 GENERAL
2.2 INDEPENDENCE
2.3 CONSIDERATIONS
SECTION 3 PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
3.1 GENERAL
3.2 ALARM RESPONSE
3.2.1 General
3.2.2 Response signals
3.3 CALL PANELS
3.3.1 General
3.3.2 Patient call panels
3.4 BUTTONS
3.4.1 General
3.4.2 Bed call button
3.4.3 Wet area call buttons
3.4.4 Emergency button
3.4.5 Cancel button
3.4.6 Identification
3.4.7 Backlighting
3.5 PENDANTS
3.5.1 General
3.5.2 Construction
3.6 CORRIDOR INDICATOR LIGHTS
3.7 AUDIBLE SIGNAL
3.8 WET AREAS
3.8.1 General
3.8.2 Indicators
3.8.3 Pull cords
3.9 SYSTEM FAILURE
3.10 ADDITIONAL FEATURES
3.11 ENVIRONMENT
3.11.1 Ambient conditions
3.11.2 Special environment conditions
3.12 EMC COMPATIBILITY
SECTION 4 INSTALLATION
4.1 GENERAL
4.2 ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
4.2.1 General
4.2.2 Mains supply isolation/indication
4.2.3 Battery requirements
4.2.4 Battery marking
4.2.5 Mains supply
4.3 WIRING
4.4 CORRIDOR INDICATOR LIGHTS
4.5 AUDIBLE SIGNALLING DEVICES
SECTION 5 COMMISSIONING AND TRAINING
5.1 GENERAL
5.2 INSTALLATION RECORD
5.3 HANDOVER
5.4 END-USER TRAINING
SECTION 6 MAINTENANCE RECORDS AND REPORTS
6.1 GENERAL
6.2 MAINTENANCE
6.2.1 General
6.2.2 Routine maintenance
6.2.3 Emergency maintenance
6.3 RECORDS
6.3.1 Responsibility
6.3.2 Ongoing maintenance record
6.3.3 Authority for disconnecting
6.3.4 Client?s logbook
6.4 SPARE PARTS
APPENDIX A - OPTIONAL FEATURES
A1 GENERAL
A2 DURESS ALARM
A3 SPEECH FACILITY
A4 ANNUNCIATORS
A5 NURSE PRESENCE
A6 CONSOLES
A7 HANDSETS
APPENDIX B - VARIATIONS FOR LOW DEPENDENCY CARE FACILITIES
APPENDIX C - STANDARDS RELATING TO BATTERIES AND BATTERY CHARGERS
A1 BATTERIES
A1.1 Galvanic cells and batteries
A1.2 Primary cells and batteries
A1.3 Acid secondary cells and batteries
A1.4 Alkaline secondary cells and batteries
A1.5 Miscellaneous
A2 BATTERY CHARGERS
  
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