Study type: Law/recommendation/guideline

[Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 4-41: Protection for safety - Protection against electric shock (IEC 60364-4-41:2005, modified); German implementation HD 60364-4-41:2007; DIN VDE 0100-410 (VDE 0100-410):2007-06]. guideline

Errichten von Niederspannungsanlagen - Teil 4-41: Schutzmaßnahmen - Schutz gegen elektrischen Schlag (IEC 60364-4-41:2005, modifiziert); Deutsche Übernahme HD 60364-4-41:2007; DIN VDE 0100-410 (VDE 0100-410):2007-06.

German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies in DIN and VDE (DKE)


This standard provides requirements regarding protection against electric shock, including basic protection (protection against direct contact) and fault protection (protection against indirect contact) of persons and livestock. It deals also with the application and co-ordination of these requirements in relation to external influences.

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