2015, April

Electrical security requirements for medical electrical devices and systems for home healthcare environments are defined in the first edition of IEC 60601-1-2 and are still not widely known. This collateral standard is used jointly with the general standard EN 60601-1 on the electrical security for medical electrical devices.

The aim of this Webinar is to give an overview of the major impacts related to the special requirements applicable to medical electrical devices and systems for home healthcare environments.

The following topics will be addressed :

  • Regulatory context
  • Fields of application and definitions
  • Additional requirements introduced by EN 60601-1-11 and their impact on design, testing, documentation and marking
  • Questions / Answers


Patrick SORREAUX Technical Manager - Electrical Safety of medical electrical devices, Testing department / LNE

Patrick is responsible for the organisation of tests and the elaboration of services within a team of engineers and technicians as part of the pre-clinical evaluation of electrical medical devices.

He manages normative studies, business piloting, technical training and assistance to industry or research establishments for the purpose of marketing their MD.

Prior to this, Patrick built his experience as Project Manager at General Electric Medical System, working on vascular equipments for the validation of the 3rd edition of the medical standard 60601-1 and within the framework of specific demands from clients.

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