Training: IEC 60601 — Electrical Safety

by | Apr 29, 2024 | Upcoming Trainings

A recording will be available to registered participants, in case they are not able to attend all the live sessions.


Training Objectives

  • Gain a general understanding of IEC 60601 standards (collateral and particular standards)
  • Learn to interpret clauses of IEC 60601
  • Get insights on electrical safety requirements of medical electrical equipment according to IEC 60601-1 3.2 Edition

Training Content

By attending this training, you will receive in-depth knowledge on the following topics:

  • IEC 60601 internationally (market legislation and national differences)
  • Explanation of Certification Body (CB) scheme and Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL)
  • Short introduction to Risk Management according to ISO 14971 3.0 Edition and Usability according to IEC 60601-1-6 3.2 Edition/ IEC 62366-1 1.1 Edition
  • Apply IEC 60601-1 3.2 Edition requirements on medical electrical equipment
  • Safety concept and single fault condition
  • Focus on clause 8 protection against electrical hazards from medical electrical equipment
  • Classification of medical electrical equipment
  • Insulation diagram of medical electrical equipment (air clearance and creepage distances)
  • Means Of Operator Protection (MOOP) vs. Means Of Patient Protection (MOPP)
  • Examples of required tests (leakage current, touch current and dielectrically strength)
  • Selection of components for list of critical components
  • Introduction into IEC 60601-1-2 4.1 Edition

Training Format

  • Presentation with interactive discussions
  • Exercises during the training
  • End-of-training assessment (participants will receive a training certificate)

Who Should Attend

  • Managers and employees working in Quality Assurance or Regulatory Affairs departments of medical device manufacturers
  • Managers and employees working in Research and Development departments of medical device manufacturers
  • Technical medical device consultants and associates
  • Auditors of medical devices


EUR 775 including course material and certificate