Guarantee, guarantee conditions:
Providers (of health care) are bound to assure the following 2-year guarantee conditions:
Install, use, and maintain medical devices for the intended purpose, and in compliance with operating rules (user’s guide) of the manufacturer, and regulations for occupational and health protection.
Keep the operating documentation of the medical device.
The manufacturer sets the obligation to perform a safety/ technical inspection at least every 12 months, provided by the manufacturer.
The couch lifetime is max. 10 years since the delivery date.
After this period, complete audit of the couch must be per- formed by the manufacturer. The couch may not be used within the health service without the audit!! The manufacturer per- forms the audit based on the order by the medical device user. Based on the complete audit, the couch lifetime is extended by 5 years.