Electrical Safety Manual, 2008 Edition

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AAMI 01/01/2008 124
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AAMI ESMP / ESMCD / ESMSET – Electrical Safety Manual, 2008 Edition

AAMI’s best-selling guide, the Electrical Safety Manual, contains updated standards, discussions on changing preventive maintenance programs and philosophies, and a greater emphasis on the safe use of devices.

Revised and expanded for the first time in more than three years, the Electrical Safety Manual provides updated information essential for clinical and biomedical engineering departments including descriptions of the basic elements that should be contained in electrical safety programs and recommended steps for implementing an effective program.

The 2008 edition of the Electrical Safety Manual includes:

  • New recommendations based on ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1 and the latest editions of NFPA 70 and NFPA 99.
  • Concise tables summarizing the key requirements of applicable standards for quick reference.
  • Additional guidance regarding isolated power systems.
  • New material regarding electromagnetic interference (EMI) and human factors engineering.

The manual also includes recommended safe practices for home-based devices brought into hospitals, information about incident investigations, and much more.

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