BS EN 62305-2:2006 - Protection against lightning. Risk management – BSI British Standards

BS EN 62305-2:2006

Protection against lightning. Risk management

Status : Revised, Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : September 2006 Replaced By : BS EN 62305-2:2012

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Lightning flashes to earth may be hazardous to structures and to services.To reduce the loss due to lightning, protection measures may be required. Whether they are needed, and to what extent, should be determined by risk assessment.     

BS EN 62305-2:2006 is applicable to risk assessment for a structure or for a service due to lightning flashes to earth. Its purpose is to provide a procedure for the evaluation of such a risk. Once an upper tolerable limit for the risk has been selected, this procedure allows the selection of appropriate protection measures to be adopted to reduce the risk to or below the tolerable
limit.

BS EN 62305-2:2006 includes:

  • Normative references
  • Terms, definitions, symbols and abbreviations
  • Explanation of terms 
  • Risk management
  • Assessment of risk components for a structure
  • Assessment of risk components for a service

This standard, together with BS EN 62305-1:2006, BS EN 62305-3:2006 and BS EN 62305-4:2006, supersedes BS 6651:1999 which will be withdrawn on 31 August 2008.


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Standard NumberBS EN 62305-2:2006
TitleProtection against lightning. Risk management
StatusRevised, Superseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date29 September 2006
Withdrawn Date31 January 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 62305-1, ITU-T Recommendation K.47:2000, IEC 62305-3, IEC 62305-5, IEC 61241-10:2004, ITU-T Recommendation K.46:2000, IEC 60079-10:2002, IEC 62305-4
Informative References(Provided for Information)ITU-T Recommendation K.20:2003, IEC 60664-1:1992, IEC 61643-1:2005, IEC 61000-4-5:1995
Replaced ByBS EN 62305-2:2012
ReplacesBS 6651:1999
International RelationshipsIEC 62305-2:2006,EN 61663-1:1999
Amended ByCorrigendum, April 2009
DescriptorsLightning protection, Structures, Damage, Risk assessment, Surge protection, Electrical protection equipment, Management, Lightning, Lightning conductors, Electrical safety, Electrical equipment, Climatic zones, Hazards, Hazard prevention in buildings, Buildings, Telecommunication systems, Building services, Mathematical calculations, Fire safety in buildings, Electrical installations, Climatic hazards, Climatic protection
ICS29.020
91.120.40
Title in FrenchProtection contre la foudre. Evaluation du risque
Title in GermanBlitzschutz. Risiko-Management
CommitteeGEL/81
ISBN978 0 580 66206 5
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryNo
Pages156
File Size8.259 MB
Price£342.00


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