International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

TC 81

Lightning protection


TC 81 Scope

TC 81

To prepare international standards and guides for lightning protection for structures, as well for persons, installations, services and contents.

The objective of the standards will be:

• To develop requirements for design and installation of Lightning Protection Systems for structures,

• To develop requirements for design and installation of Surge Protection Measures for structures as they relate to protection from lightning effects,

• To develop basic requirements for protection against electromagnetic effects due to lightning,

• To give general guidance to IEC member countries that may have need of such requirements and

• To facilitate international exchanges that may be hampered by differences in national regulations.

Further information

Strategic Business Plan
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TC 81 Officers