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Publication CODE Title
IEC TR 60479-4:2020 (2020-02) EFFECTS OF CURRENT ON HUMAN BEINGS AND LIVESTOCK - PART 4: EFFECTS OF LIGHTNING STROKES
 
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Description
IEC TR 60479-4:2020 (E) summarizes the basic parameters for lightning and its variability insofar as they apply to human beings and livestock.
The possible direct and indirect interactions of strikes with bodies of living beings are indicated. The resulting effects caused by lightning currents for the organism are described.
This document shows the differences of effects on human beings and livestock due to lightning strokes versus those effects of electric shocks derived from electrical systems.
This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2011. This edition constitutes a technical revision.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) lightning occurence and climatory effects around the world are depicted;
b) direct strike description is extended;
c) step voltage effects are expanded;
d) upward streamer explanation is enhanced;
e) other direct or indirect related effects to lightning injuries to the human body are specified;
f) various safety procedures and related possibilities with respect to the personsal danger of lightning are presented.
Class  C990  (IEC PUBLICATIONS IEC PUBLICATIONS)
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Status
Status IEC PUBLICATION
Situation Currently active
Replaces  IEC TR 60479-4:2011
Origin
Committee TC 64
ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS AND PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK
Approval
BEC Approval 2020-02-26
ICS-Code (International Standards Classification) 13.200 , 29.020
NBN Status New
IEC publication date 2020-02-26
IEC stability date 2029-12-31
IEC file modification date 2020-02-26
IEC last modification date 2020-02-26