Standard for Emergency Call Systems for Assisted Living and Independent Living Facilities

UL 2560 Nurse Call System
These requirements cover the individual unit employed to form assisted and independent living emergency Nurse call systems (ECS) intended to provide audible and visual signaling between residents and assisted and independent living facility staff. Some examples include call initiation stations, call notification stations, and power supplies.

The units covered by these requirements are intended to be installed in either general or resident areas in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.

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