a. Safety Precautions. When you perform leakage-current measurements,
observe the following safety precautions.
Do not touch any internal component you cannot see.
(2) Remove watches and jewelry. Cover the electronic unit if you take a
break while working. Store tools safely; do not set them down inside the unit.
(3) Cover the power-supply components with a nonconductive shield as a
precaution during voltage tests. Avoid touching anything but the contact points being
(4) Never work with electricity in wet conditions and do not use wet electrical
cords, tools, or appliances.
Do not touch metal or any other ground when working with electricity.
(6) Keep protective equipment handy: safety goggles for overhead work,
heavy rubber work gloves, rubber-soled shoes for working outdoors or in damp
(7) Light your service panel and work area well. Keep a flashlight near the
(8) Do not splice electrical cords or remove the grounding prong from a
b. Required Equipment. You will need a blank DA Form 5621-R, a pen or
c. Purpose. The DA Form 5621-R provides a record of electrical current-
leakage measurements for general medical equipment.
d. Use. Use the DA Form 5621-R to record current-leakage measurements
taken on medical equipment when the equipment fails the electrical safety test.
e. Preparation. Refer to figure 2-1. Make legible entries with a blue, blue-
black, or black ballpoint pen or indelible pencil. Do not use felt-tip pens, pencils, or
(1) Area/locations. Enter the area, section, department, and building and
room number where the equipment is located, for example, OR number two.
Date. Enter the date the current-leakage measurements were made, for example,
6 JAN 94.