ITE key functions include input, storage, display,
process and output of data and of telecommunication
messages. ITE equipment is primarily covered by
IEC 60950-1 Information Technology Equipment – Safety
The 60601 series of standards consists of 60601-1
and 60601-2-XX. Part 1 applies to all medical
products while Part 2 addresses specific requirements
for a particular type of medical device.
There are over 40 Part 2s
Audio/Video Equipment is covered be either the EMC
Directive or specific standards including IEC 60065
Audio, Video and Similar Electronic- Safety.
Environmental Safety standards cover hazards
resulting from a product’s exposure to extreme
environmental conditions. Typical environmental
tests include Temperature Testing, Humidity Testing,
Vibration and much more.
Industrial Control Equipment can generally be
described as devices for starting, stopping,
regulating, controlling, or protecting electric
motors, devices that store or process information
and are provided with an output motor control
function(s) as well as industrial control panels.
These devices are primarily covered by
IEC 60204-1 and IEC 60529.