ACMA adopts Safety standards

, 2019-03-12

Telecommunications (Customer Equipment Safety) Technical Standard

The ACMA standard Telecommunications (Customer Equipment Safety) Technical Standard 2018 (the Customer Equipment Safety Standard) adopts the following Australian/New Zealand Standards:

  • AS/NZS 60950.1:2015 - Information technology equipment - Safety, Part 1: General requirements (the 2015 industry standard); and

  • AS/NZS 62368.1:2018 - Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment - Part 1: Safety requirements (the 2018 industry standard).

The 2018 industry standard is intended to replace the 2015 industry standard four years after 15 February 2018. During that period, a relevant item of customer equipment may, under the 2018 industry standard, comply with either the 2015 industry standard or the 2018 industry standard.

The ACMA has made the Customer Equipment Safety Standard to repeal and replace the 2011 ACMA Standard to reflect the latest technical requirements for particular customer equipment.

For detailed information pleas visit ACMA website.