International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

ACEC

Advisory Committee on Electromagnetic Compatibility

 

Definition of terms

Function
>
Type of publication

horizontal safety function
Task assigned to a TC to prepare one or more basic safety publications

>

basic safety publication
Publication on a specific safety-related matter, applicable to many electrotechnical products

group safety function
Task assigned to a product TC to prepare one or more group safety publications

>

group safety publication
Publication covering all safety aspects of a specific group of products within the scope of two or more product TCs

About Safety Functions

The assignment of horizontal safety functions and group safety functions is the responsibility of the Advisory Committee on Safety (ACOS), subject to confirmation by the Standardization Management Board (SMB).

Information on the preparation and use of basic safety publications and group safety publications can be found in
IEC Guide 104.

This guide should be used in conjunction with
ISO/ IEC Guide 51.

Horizontal Safety Functions

Committee
sort down
Description
sort upsort down
Horizontal safety function
Basic safety
Publications

Group Safety Functions

Committee
sort down
Description
sort upsort down
Group Safety Functions
Group safety
Publications