Following overview wraps all standards and regulations which must be observed for the examination of nursing beds: DIN VDE 0702: repeat tests of electrical equipment DIN VDE 0751-1:2001-10: repeat tests and checks before start-up of the medical electrical equipment DIN VDE 0701-0701 BGV A3 or GUV-V A3 IV requirement – electrical installations and equipment DIN EN 60601-1 – medical electrical equipment medical devices operator Ordinance (MPBetreibV) medical product Act (MPG) DIN EN 1970:2000 – nursing beds for the disabled page grid testing recommendations to reduce risk of the Federal Institute for drugs and medical devices (BfArM) operational safety Ordinance (BetrSichV) technical Rules for safe operation (TRBS) Regulation concerning medical devices specifications of the Supreme Land authorities DIN EN 60601-2-38/A1 – hospital beds, equipment and “Product safety Act (GPSG) establishment and application of nursing beds the following guiding principle should be observed in the preparation and application of nursing beds: it is forbidden to bring medical products to build, operate, to operate, or to apply, if there is reasonable suspicion that they endanger the safety and health of patients over a reasonable degree according to the findings of medical science beyond the traffic.” Is already in the delivery of care beds the bed may undergo incurred damage during transport. This task incumbent on the supplier. He may use the bed not in operation, if it has safety defects. A first inspection must be carried out. This is important especially for new installations of care beds in private homes. Because there is no testing required and the safety of the bed is the responsibility of the operator, which is often also the user.
The supplier must provide all conditions for a healthy Comply with installation and commissioning. Even if regular inspections of care beds in private homes are not required by law, they are still highly recommended. In nursing and retirement homes, there is the responsibility of the health care facility itself about the safe condition and use the beds.