• COMMISSIONING INSPECTION REPORT FOR CARDIAC-PROTECTED ELECTRICAL AREAS

    CVSG ASSET SERVICES PTY LTD
    ABN 62 128 821 698

    Conducted in accordance with:
    AS/NZS 3003:2011 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PATIENT AREAS

INSPECTION DETAILS

  • Select date

  • NAME OF PERSON UNDERTAKING TESTS

  • NAME OF FACILITY?

  • ENTER FACILITY ADDRESS
  • LOCATION OF TEST - ROOM NUMBER

  • ASSET BARCODE AVAILABLE?

  • ENTER BARCODE

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR BODY-PROTECTED AND CARDIAC-PROTECTED ELECTRICAL AREAS

  • 2.1 Body-protected or cardiac-protected electrical areas shall not occur in the same room?

CLASSIFICATION OF PATIENT AREAS

  • 2.2.2.1 Compliance: Check by inspection; verify boundaries of
    protected electrical areas.

  • 2.2.2.2 Compliance: Verify no remote equipment with conductive or
    applied parts in protected electrical area; verify boundaries
    of protected electrical areas.

  • 2.2.3 Compliance: Check by inspection; verify boundaries of
    protected electrical areas.

SUPPLY OF ELECTRICITY TO PATIENT AREAS LOW-VOLTAGE A.C. SUPPLIES

  • 2.4.1 Compliance: Verify that body-protected or cardiac-protected
    electrical final sub-circuits are unique to respective rooms in
    body-protected electrical areas and to individual patient
    locations in cardiac-protected electrical areas.

  • Compliance: Verify that cleaning outlets are on a separate
    electrical sub-circuit to other socket-outlets in the room.

  • 2.4.2 Compliance: Obtain written statement of compliance with
    AS/NZS 3000 from the electrical contractor or the electrician
    who did the work.

  • 2.4.3.2(a) Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing that all socket-outlets
    are protected by LPD:

  • Socket-outlets in patient areas.

  • Socket-outlets within specified distance of entrance to
    patient areas.

  • Socket-outlets in another room for medical electrical
    equipment with conductive parts accessible within patient
    environment or area.

  • 2.4.3.2(b) Verify all types of sockets in areas protected by LPD.

  • 2.4.3.3 Compliance: For permanently wired medical electrical
    equipment with Type B applied parts, verify if it is being used
    or is going to be used in area and test the LPD.

  • Compliance: For other permanently wired medical electrical
    equipment, obtain written statement of compliance with
    AS/NZS 3000 from the electrical contractor or the electrician
    who did the work.

  • 2.4.4 (a) Compliance: Verify by inspection and confirmation of use.

  • 2.4.4 (b) Compliance: Verify by inspection and confirmation of use.

  • 2.4.4 (c) Compliance: Verify by inspection and confirmation of use.

  • 2.4.4 (d) Compliance: Verify by inspection, confirmation of use and
    marking.

  • 2.4.5.1(a) Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing.

  • 2.4.5.1(b) Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing.

  • 2.4.5.2 Compliance: Verify by inspection and operation.

  • 2.4.5.1(c) Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing.

LOW-VOLTAGE D.C. SUPPLIES

  • 2.5 Compliance: Verify by inspection and current measurement.
    Include and check the surgical lights battery back-up system.

ACCESS TO CONTROLS AND INDICATORS

  • 2.6(a) Compliance: Verify by inspection.

  • 2.6(b) Compliance: Verify by inspection and measurement.

LOW-VOLTAGE SOCKET-OUTLETS

  • 2.7.1 Compliance: Using the health care facility’s
    brief/specification/instruction, verify socket-outlet quantity
    and number on a circuit.

  • 2.7.2 Compliance: Verify by inspection.

  • 2.7.3.1 Compliance: Verify label and exact wording used; verify
    location and distance measurement.

  • 2.7.3.2 Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing.

  • 2.7.4.1 Compliance: Verify by inspection that labelling is consistent
    and identifies respective RCD.

  • 2.7.4.2 Verify ‘ON’ indication.

  • 2.7.4.5 Compliance: Verify by inspection and exact wording used.

  • 2.7.4.4 Compliance: Verify indicator colour and operation; verify
    exact wording used.

  • 2.7.4.3 Compliance: Verify electricity supply source to AS/NZS 3009
    and associated socket-outlet colouring.

  • 2.7.5.1 Compliance: Verify by testing—All socket-outlets must be
    double-poled.

  • 2.7.5.2 Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing.

RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES (RCDS)

  • 2.8.1 Compliance: RCDs; Verify Type I RCDs in use.

  • Verify RCD sensitivity using tests in this Standard (and
    record results).

  • Verify RCD maximum tripping time using tests in this
    Standard (and record results).

  • 2.8.4(a) Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing (and record
    results).

  • 2.8.2 Compliance: Verify by inspections and testing of upstream
    protection and discrimination.

  • 2.8.3 Compliance: Verify by testing that all RCDs double poled.

  • 2.8.4(b) Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing (and record
    results).

  • 2.8.5 Compliance: Verify indicator colour and operation.

  • 2.8.4(c) Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing (and record
    results).

  • 2.8.7 Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing.

  • 2.8.6 Compliance: Verify by inspection that labelling is consistent
    and identifies respective circuit and RCD.

LOW-VOLTAGE ISOLATED SUPPLIES

  • 2.9.1 Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing. Obtain written
    statement of compliance with AS/NZS 4510 from the
    electrical contractor or the electrician who did the work.

  • 2.9.2 Compliance: Verify ventilation and line of sight operation.

  • 2.9.7(a) Compliance: Verify by inspection.

  • 2.9.3 Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing using tests in
    this Standard (and record results).

  • 2.9.4 Compliance: LIMs
    Verify LIM prospective hazard current display and current
    alarm using tests in this Standard (and record results).

  • Verify by inspection that labelling is consistent and identifies
    circuit and LIM.

  • 2.9.5 Compliance: Verify size of MCB by inspection in conjunction
    with isolating transformer specifications. Confirm MCB rating
    is less than or equal to the primary current rating of
    transformer and is not less than the set point of the overload
    alarm.

  • 2.9.6 Compliance: Verify each transformer-isolated supply is
    below the prospective hazard current of the supply using
    tests in this Standard (and record results).

  • 2.9.7(b) Compliance: Verify by inspection.

  • 2.9.8 Compliance: Verify by inspection.

ISOLATION SWITCHES

  • 2.10 Compliance: Verify by inspection for accessibility and testing
    that isolation switch is double-poled; verify correct labelling.

MARKING

  • 2.11.1 Compliance: Verify by inspection and measurement (where
    required).

  • 2.11.2 Compliance: Verify patient area signage installed in correct
    location and appropriate labels attached and signed.

TESTING AND COMMISSIONING OF ELECTRICAL WORK

  • 2.12 Compliance: Obtain written statement of compliance with
    AS/NZS 3000 from the electrical contractor or the electrician
    who did the work.

CERTIFICATION

  • 2.13 Certification tests undertaken by a licensed inspector,
    qualified medical physicist, qualified biomedical engineer or
    person(s) acceptable to the health care facility.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CARDIAC-PROTECTED ELECTRICAL AREAS EXTRA-LOW-VOLTAGE SUPPLIES

  • 4.2.2 Compliance: Obtain written statement of compliance with
    extra low-voltage Section of AS/NZS 3000 from the electrical
    contractor or the electrician who did the work.

  • 4.2.3 Compliance: Verify by measurement.

DISPOSITION OF ELECTRICAL POINTS CONTROLLED BY RCDS

  • 4.3 Compliance: Verify by tripping all RCDs in a particular
    patient location, to confirm that socket-outlets in any other
    patient location(s) are not protected.

EARTHING AND EQUIPOTENTIAL BONDING

  • 4.4.1 Compliance: Sight written statement of compliance with
    AS/NZS 3000 from the electrical contractor or the electrician
    who did the work.

  • Compliance: Verify by measuring the voltage between the
    EP junction and a representative number of nominated
    points using a measuring instrument complying with
    Appendix D.

  • 4.4.2.2 Compliance: Verify by inspection.

  • 4.4.2.3 Compliance: Equipotential earthing system; Verify by inspection that only one EP junction is in use.

  • Where separate nodes in use: Measure resistance to EP
    junction and verify label wording.

  • Imaging system: Measure resistance to EP junction.

  • 4.4.2.4 Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing that each
    socket-outlet is connected to the EP Junction:

  • Compliance: Verify resistance of earthing conductor between
    socket-outlet and EP junction ≤0.1 Ω.Compliance: Verify resistance of earthing conductor between socket-outlet and EP junction ≤0.1 Ω.

  • Socket-outlets within cardiac-protected electrical area.

  • Socket-outlets within specified distance of entrance to
    cardiac-protected electrical area.

  • Socket-outlets in another room for medical electrical
    equipment with conductive parts accessible within cardiac-protected
    electrical area.

  • Compliance: Verify protective earthing conductors are
    insulated and segregated from other conductive items.

  • 4.4.2.5 Compliance: Verify by inspection and measurement that
    each item of permanently installed electrical equipment
    connected to the EP junction has a resistance ≤0.1 Ω.

  • Compliance: Verify protective earthing conductors are
    insulated and segregated from other conductive items.

  • Compliance: Verify by inspection that each item of
    permanently installed electrical equipment inaccessible in
    the patient environment is earthed to the distribution board
    or to the EP Junction using an earthing conductor.

  • 4.4.2.6 Compliance: Verify by inspection and measurement that
    each item of permanently installed non-electrical equipment
    or fittings in contact with structural metal in the patient
    environment is connected to the EP Junction and has a
    resistance ≤0.1Ω.

  • Compliance: Measure resistance of each point not connected to the EP junction.

  • Compliance: Verify earthing conductors are insulated and
    segregated from other conductive items.

  • 4.4.2.7 Compliance: Verify earthing connections by inspection.

  • 4.4.2.9 Compliance: Verify EP test facility location and labelling by
    inspection.

  • 4.4.2.8 Compliance: Verify EP junction location and labelling by
    inspection.

  • 4.4.3 Compliance: Sight written statement of compliance with
    AS/NZS 3000 from the electrical contractor or the electrician
    who did the work.

SPECIAL PATIENT AREAS - HOME CARE INSTALLATION

  • 5.2.1 Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing.

  • 5.2.2.1 Compliance: Confirm equipment classification.

  • 5.2.2.2 Compliance: Verify by inspection and testing.

INSTALLATION FOR SELF-HARM PATIENTS

  • 5.3.1 Compliance: Exception noted for areas specified.

  • 5.3.2 Compliance: Verify by inspection.

ALTERATIONS, ADDITIONS AND REPAIRS TO ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN PATIENT AREAS - ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS

  • 6.2.2 Compliance: Verify if not existing CPA or BPA, then full
    compliance with this Standard required.

  • 6.2.5 Compliance: Verify EP wiring system.

  • 6.2.3 Compliance: Verify inspection within last 12 months.

  • 6.2.4 Compliance: Verify % increase in socket-outlets. If 10% or
    more increase, then all in patient area to comply with colour
    requirements.

REPAIRS

  • 6.3 Compliance: Verify by inspection.

MAGNETIC FIELDS

  • 7.2 Compliance: Test in nominated areas.

  • 7.3 Compliance: Verify readings below levels nominated in
    Standard.

MARKING OF PATIENT AREAS

  • 8.1, 8.2,
    8.3
    Compliance: Verify that sign is correct size, affixed in correct
    location, correctly completed, dated and signed and the
    tester clearly identified.

  • End of Audit.

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