The IEC 62305 came into force in September 2006 and consists of four parts.
South Africa has issued a front end standard SANS 10313 that is used in
conjunction with the IEC Standards
Part 1 General Principles
Introduction to the other Parts of the Standards.
Part 2 Risk Management
This part specifically deals with making a risk assessment, the results
of which define the level of lightning protection system (LPS) required.
Part 3 Physical Damage to Structures and Life Hazards.
This part gives guidance on the classification of an LPS and
maintenance and inspection programmes.
Part 4 Electrical and Electronic Systems within Structures.
This part looks at the electrical and electronic systems and includes a
risk assessment that is separate from the structural assessment.
Front end standard covers issues specific to South Africa for
Protection against Lightning Physical Damage to Structures and