Medical EMC Review of & IEC 60601-1-2 4Ed and IEC TR 60601-4-2 1Ed 🗓

— Challenges dealing with EMC compliance on medical electrical equipment and systems

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Co-sponsored by San Diego PSES
Meeting Date: March 12, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM Networking & Food; 7:00 PM Presentation
Speaker: Darryl Ray, Principal Consultant for Darryl Ray EMC Consulting
Location: San Diego
Cost: none
RSVP: requested, through website
Event Details: IEEE vTools

This presentation touches on the challenges dealing with EMC compliance on medical electrical equipment and systems. IEC 60601-1-2 edition 4. Compliance with the standard is now mandatory in many countries.
This standard is significantly different that its predecessor. In addition, IEC TR 60601-4-2 will be introduced.
The presentation will address the following topics;
• Relationship of IEC 60601-1-2 with other standards
• Motivation & philosophy of the 4th Edition
• What is “Essential Performance” and “Basic Safety”?
• Comparison of 3rd and 4th Edition requirements
• In depth review of IEC 60601-1-2, 4th Edition
• Labeling & documentation requirements
• Risk Management for EMC
• When do we have to comply with the IEC 60601-1-2, 4th Edition?
• IEC TR 60601-4-2 (EMC “Performance”)

Bio: Darryl Ray is the founder and Principal Consultant for Darryl Ray EMC
Consulting. He has more than 40 years EMC experience working in the medical device, ITE and defense industries. Mr. Ray received a Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Darryl has performed engineering design testing and troubleshooting on over 100 products.
Mr. Ray has built 9 EMC labs including numerous anechoic chambers. He has authored several papers for past IEEE EMC symposiums. Darryl is a senior member of the IEEE and former chair of the IEEE Santa Clara Valley EMC chapter. He is an iNarte Certified Master EMC Design Engineer. Mr. Ray is an active member of IEC TC62 SC 62A, Maintenance Team 23 pertaining to the development of IEC 60601-1-2. He is also a former member of the US national
committees for CISPR 11, 22, 24, 32 and 35.