Based on the September 2014 USNC TAG Model Operating Procedures and Approved by U.S. TAGs for IEC/TC 62, SC 62A, and SC 62D 04 August 2017
AAMI manages international technical committees that develop international standards and administers U.S. technical advisory groups (TAGs) that participate in the development of international standards on behalf of the U.S. The international aspects of the AAMI standards program are governed by the policies and procedures of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), ANSI and the U.S. National Committee to the IEC (USNC).
AAMI encourages the adoption of International Standards as American National Standards (ANS) or AAMI Technical Information Reports. Adoption is delegated to appropriate AAMI standards committees operating under the Association’s accredited AAMI Standards Program Policies and Procedures.
Adoptions shall be processed in accordance with the ANSI Procedures for the National Adoption of ISO or IEC Standards as American National Standards and the USNC Policy on Adoption/Adaptation of IEC Standards as American National Standards (ANS).
AAMI also may adopt IEC Technical Specifications or Technical Reports as AAMI Technical Information Reports in accordance with the applicable procedures and provisions given above, but those adoptions shall be registered in accordance with the Procedures for the Registration of Technical Reports with ANSI.
The following Operating Procedures for the USNC/IEC Technical Advisory Groups for IEC/TC 62, Electrical equipment in medical practice, IEC/SC 62A, Common aspects of electrical equipment used in medical practice, and IEC/SC 62D, Electromedical equipment procedures are used by IEC TAGs administered by AAMI under the auspices of the U.S. National Committee to the IEC and ANSI.
Note: This introduction is informative only and is not a part of the Procedures for the USNC/IEC Technical Advisory Groups for IEC/TC 62, Electrical equipment in medical practice, IEC/SC 62A, Common aspects of electrical equipment used in medical practice, and IEC/SC 62D, Electromedical equipment.