IEC Publishes New Edition of IEC 60860


A new edition of IEC 60860 has been published by the International Electrotechnical Committee. IEC 60860 applies to “Radiation protection instrumentation – Warning equipment for criticality accidents.” The new edition can be published on the IEC website.


“IEC 60860:2014 prescribes general, radiation detection, environmental, mechanical, electromagnetic and documentation requirements and specifies acceptance criteria for criticality accident warning equipment. This International Standard applies to equipment intended to provide warning of a criticality accident by the detection of gamma radiation, neutrons or both from such an event.”

*Description from IEC website