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Power Over Ethernet Interoperability Guide by Sanjaya Maniktala

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PoE and Safety
The IEEE 802.3at-2009 standard refers to IEC 60950-1 at two places as shown in Fig. 10.1. We are initially focusing on the first row of the figure, Section 5.2.2, which is the test procedure subsection under Section 5.2 titled “Electric Field Strength.” That is colloquially referred to as the telecom/PoE hi-pot (high-potential) test requirement. We first introduced this in Chap. 9 with reference to magjacks, and the reader is advised to read that first.
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FIGURE 10.1   IEEE 802.3at references to the International Safety Standard. ...

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