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AS 4607-1999

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Personal response systems

This Standard presents performance based requirements for personal response systems which may be installed in private dwellings or residential care facilities.
Published: 05/11/1999
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
Header
About this publication
PREFACE
1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 APPLICATION
1.3 NEW DESIGN AND INNOVATIONS
1.4 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
1.5 DEFINITIONS
2 PLANNING
2.1 GENERAL
2.2 CONSULTATION
2.2.1 General
2.2.2 Residential-based facilities
2.2.3 Individual user
2.3 SELECTION OF OPTIONS
3 TECHNICAL PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
3.1 GENERAL
3.1.1 Mandatory requirements
3.1.2 Optional features
3.2 REGULATIONS
3.3 ELECTROMAGNETIC CONFORMANCE (EMC) COMPATIBILITY AND PROTECTION
3.3.1 Emission
3.3.2 Immunity
3.4 ENVIRONMENT
3.5 ADDITIONAL DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
3.6 WIRING
3.7 TRIGGER DEVICES
3.7.1 General
3.7.2 Range of radio trigger devices
3.7.3 Portable personal trigger devices
3.7.4 Fixed personal trigger devices
3.8 MONITORING PERSONAL ACTIVITY AND ACCESS CONTROL (OPTIONAL)
3.8.1 Personal activity
3.8.1.1 Predetermined activity
3.8.1.2 Predetermined boundaries
3.8.2 Access control
3.9 ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORS
3.10 THE LOCAL UNIT
3.10.1 General
3.10.2 Lightning protection
3.10.3 Receiver design
3.10.4 Audible alarms
3.10.5 Recognition of trigger signals
3.10.6 Pre-alarm conditions
3.10.7 Reassurance
3.10.8 Confirmation
3.10.9 Clear down/reset
3.10.10 Local unit condition indication
3.10.11 Voice-to-voice
3.10.12 Privacy
3.11 THE LONG-RANGE COMMUNICATIONS LINK
3.11.1 General
3.11.2 Communications redundancy
3.11.3 Network redundancy
3.12 LOCAL UNIT TO CENTRAL EQUIPMENT SIGNALLING
3.13 THE CENTRAL MONITORING FACILITY
3.13.1 General
3.13.2 Alarm acknowledgment
3.14 CALL LOCKOUT
3.15 REMOTE BACKUP FACILITY
3.16 DATA INTEGRITY
4 MAINS POWER AND BATTERY SYSTEMS
4.1 LOCAL UNITS
4.1.1 General
4.1.2 Performance
4.1.3 Operation on mains supply
4.1.4 Mains supply isolation
4.1.5 Charger design
4.1.6 Charger rating
4.1.7 Mains power failure
4.1.8 Automatic battery testing
4.1.9 Battery capacity
4.2 BATTERY-POWERED TRIGGER DEVICES
4.2.1 General
4.2.2 Performance
4.2.3 Battery testing
4.3 CENTRAL MONITORING FACILITY
4.4 BATTERY REQUIREMENTS
4.5 BATTERY REPLACEMENT
4.5.1 General
4.5.2 Triggers
5 CENTRAL MONITORING FACILITY’S RESPONSIBILITIES AND PROCEDURES
5.1 CMF STAFF
5.1.1 Staff levels
5.1.2 Staff training
5.2 CMF RESPONSIBILITIES
5.2.1 Incoming calls
5.2.2 Emergency calls
5.2.3 Unidentified calls
5.2.3.1 General
5.2.3.2 Wrong number
5.2.3.3 Faulty unit
5.2.4 CMF user information
5.2.4.1 CMF without computerized facilities
5.2.4.2 CMF with computerized facilities
5.2.5 CMFs computer support
5.2.6 Malfunction of local equipment
5.2.7 Abnormal use
5.3 PROCEDURES
5.3.1 General
5.3.2 Procedure manual
5.3.3 Emergency procedures
5.4 RESPONSE TIME AND ACTIONS
5.5 DATA MANAGEMENT OF USER INFORMATION
5.5.1 General
5.5.2 Changing user information
5.6 INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED TO THE USER
5.7 INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED TO THE NOMINATED CONTACT(S)
6 INSTALLATION
6.1 PRE-INSTALLATION
6.1.1 General
6.1.2 Provision of service
6.1.3 Survey
6.1.4 Receipt of user information
6.2 INSTALLATION AND COMMISSIONING
6.2.1 General
6.2.2 Power connection
6.2.3 Testing
6.2.3.1 General
6.2.3.2 Trigger range testing
6.2.3.3 Voice performance
6.2.3.4 Testing extension phones
6.2.3.5 Interference across technologies
6.2.3.6 Labels
6.3 LOCAL UNIT REFURBISH PROCEDURES
6.3.1 Quality
6.3.2 Disinfection
6.3.3 Returned units
6.4 BATTERY DISPOSAL
6.5 INSTALLATION STAFF TRAINING AND COMPETENCY
7 RECORD KEEPING
7.1 USER INFORMATION
7.2 CONFIDENTIALITY
7.3 EQUIPMENT USAGE—LOCAL UNIT
7.4 EQUIPMENT FAULTS—LOCAL UNIT
7.5 EMERGENCY CALLS
7.6 RECORD KEEPING
APPENDIX A
A1 BATTERIES
A1.1 Galvanic cells and batteries
A1.2 Primary cells and batteries
A1.3 Acid secondary cells and batteries
A1.4 Alkaline secondary cells and batteries
A1.5 Miscellaneous
A2 BATTERY CHARGERS
Cited references in this standard
[Withdrawn]
Limits and methods of measurement of radio disturbance characteristics of information technology equipment
[Withdrawn]
Approval and test specification — Safety of information technology equipment including electrical business equipment
[Current]
Electrical installations — Emergency power supplies in hospitals
[Current]
Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
AS/NZS 4083
Planning for emergencies—Health care facilities
Content history
[Superseded]
DR 99046