Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 5-56: Selection and erection of electrical equipment - Safety services

This part of IEC 60364 covers general requirements for safety services, selection and erection of electrical supply systems for safety services and the electrical source for safety services. Standby electrical supply systems are outside the scope of this document. This documentdoes not apply to installations in hazardous areas (BE3), for which requirements are given in IEC 60079-14.

Errichten von Niederspannungsanlagen - Teil 5-56: Auswahl und Errichtung elektrischer Betriebsmittel - Einrichtungen für Sicherheitszwecke

Installations électriques à basse tension - Partie 5-56: Choix et mise en oeuvre des matériels - Installations de sécurité

IEC 60364-5-56:2018 est disponible sous forme de IEC 60364-5-56:2018 RLV qui contient la Norme internationale et sa version Redline, illustrant les modifications du contenu technique depuis l'édition précédente.

Nizkonapetostne električne inštalacije - 5-56. del: Izbira in namestitev električne opreme - Varnostno napajanje

Ta del standarda IEC 60364 zajema splošne zahteve za varnostno napajanje, izbiro in namestitev napajanja za varnostno napajanje in vir električne energije za varnostno napajanje. Rezervno napajanje ne spada na področje uporabe tega dokumenta. Ta dokument se ne uporablja za inštalacije na nevarnih območjih (BE3), za katere so zahteve določene v standardu IEC 60079-14.

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Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 5-56: Selection and erection of electrical

equipment - Safety services

Errichten von Niederspannungsanlagen - Teil 5-56: Auswahl und Errichtung elektrischer

Betriebsmittel - Einrichtungen für Sicherheitszwecke

Installations électriques à basse tension - Partie 5-56: Choix et mise en oeuvre des

matériels - Services de sécurité
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: HD 60364-5-56:2018
ICS:
91.140.50 Sistemi za oskrbo z elektriko Electricity supply systems
SIST HD 60364-5-56:2019 en

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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HARMONIZATION DOCUMENT HD 60364-5-56
DOCUMENT D'HARMONISATION
HARMONISIERUNGSDOKUMENT
December 2018
ICS 91.140.50 Supersedes HD 60364-5-56:2010
HD 60364-5-56:2010/A1:2011
HD 60364-5-56:2010/A11:2013
HD 60364-5-56:2010/A12:2017
English Version
Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 5-56: Selection and
erection of electrical equipment - Safety services
(IEC 60364-5-56:2018)

Installations électriques à basse tension - Partie 5-56: Choix Errichten von Niederspannungsanlagen - Teil 5-56:

et mise en oeuvre des matériels - Installations de sécurité Auswahl und Errichtung elektrischer Betriebsmittel -

(IEC 60364-5-56:2018) Einrichtungen für Sicherheitszwecke
(IEC 60364-5-56:2018)

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European foreword

The text of document 64/2316/FDIS, future edition 3 of IEC 60364-5-56, prepared by IEC/TC 64

"Electrical installations and protection against electric shock" was submitted to the IEC-CENELEC

parallel vote and approved by CENELEC as HD 60364-5-56:2018.
The following dates are fixed:

• latest date by which the document has to be implemented at national (dop) 2019-09-07

level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

• latest date by which the national standards conflicting with the (dow) 2021-12-07

document have to be withdrawn
This document supersedes HD 60364-5-56:2010, HD 60364-5-56:2010/A1:2011,
HD 60364‑5‑56:2010/A11:2013, and HD 60364-5-56:2010/A12:2017.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of

patent rights. CENELEC shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

Endorsement notice

The text of the International Standard IEC 60364-5-56:2018 was approved by CENELEC as a

European Standard without any modification.

In the official version, for Bibliography, the following notes have to be added for the standards

indicated:
IEC 60079-14 NOTE Harmonized as EN 60079-14
IEC 60364-4-43:2008 NOTE Harmonized as HD 60364-4-43:2010 (modified)
IEC 60623 NOTE Harmonized as EN 60623
IEC 60896 (series) NOTE Harmonized as EN 60896 (series)
IEC 61508-4:2010 NOTE Harmonized as EN 61508-4:2010 (not modified)
IEC 62034 NOTE Harmonized as EN 62034
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Annex ZA
(normative)
Normative references to international publications
with their corresponding European publications

The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their content

constitutes requirements of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For

undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments)

applies.

NOTE 1 Where an International Publication has been modified by common modifications, indicated by (mod), the relevant

EN/HD applies.

NOTE 2 Up-to-date information on the latest versions of the European Standards listed in this annex is available here:

www.cenelec.eu.
Publication Year Title EN/HD Year
IEC 60331 series Tests for electric cables under fire conditions - - -
Circuit integrity

IEC 60332-1-2 - Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire EN 60332-1-2 -

conditions - Part 1-2: Test for vertical flame
propagation for a single insulated wire or cable -
Procedure for 1 kW pre-mixed flame

IEC 60364-4-41 2005 Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 4-41: HD 60364-4-41 2017

(mod) Protection for safety - Protection against electric
shock
- - + A11 2017

IEC 60364-5-52 - Low-voltage electrical installations - Part 5-52: HD 60364-5-52 -

Selection and erection of electrical equipment -
Wiring systems

IEC 60598-2-22 - Luminaires - Part 2-22: Particular requirements - EN 60598-2-22 -

Luminaires for emergency lighting
IEC 60702-1 - Mineral insulated cables and their terminations EN 60702-1 -
with a rated voltage not exceeding 750 V - Part 1:
Cables
IEC 60702-2 - Mineral insulated cables and their terminations EN 60702-2 -
with a rated voltage not exceeding 750 V - Part 2:
Terminations
IEC 62040-1 - Uninterruptible power systems (UPS) - Part 1: - -
Safety requirements
IEC 62040-2 - Uninterruptible power systems (UPS) - Part 2: EN IEC 62040-2 -
Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements
IEC 62040-3 - Uninterruptible power systems (UPS) - Part 3: EN 62040-3 -
Method of specifying the performance and test
requirements
ISO 8528-12 - Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven - -
alternating current generating sets - Part 12:
Emergency power supply to safety services
ISO 30061 2007 Emergency lighting - -
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IEC 60364-5-56
Edition 3.0 2018-11
INTERNATIONAL
STANDARD
Low-voltage electrical installations –
Part 5-56: Selection and erection of electrical equipment – Safety services
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CONTENTS

FOREWORD ........................................................................................................................... 3

560.1 Scope ..................................................................................................................... 5

560.2 Normative references .............................................................................................. 5

560.3 Terms and definitions .............................................................................................. 6

560.4 Classification .......................................................................................................... 8

560.5 General ................................................................................................................... 8

560.6 Electrical sources for safety services ...................................................................... 9

560.7 Electrical circuits of safety services....................................................................... 10

560.8 Wiring systems ..................................................................................................... 11

560.9 Emergency lighting applications ............................................................................ 12

560.10 Fire protection applications/equipment .................................................................. 14

Annex A (informative) Guidance for emergency lighting ....................................................... 15

Annex B (informative) Guidance for fire protection equipment .............................................. 16

Annex C (informative) List of notes concerning certain countries ......................................... 17

Annex D (informative) Fire switch ........................................................................................ 21

Annex E (informative) Example of installation methods of safety services with cable

management system ............................................................................................................. 22

Annex F (informative) Wiring systems .................................................................................. 23

F.1 Ambient test temperature rise ............................................................................... 23

F.2 Duration of the safety service................................................................................ 23

F.3 Expected resistance of feeder conductors ............................................................. 23

F.4 Protection against electric shock in the event of a failure by means of the

touch voltage reduction ......................................................................................... 24

F.5 Conductor resistance in case of fire ...................................................................... 24

F.6 High temperature effects ....................................................................................... 25

F.7 Feeder circuits ...................................................................................................... 25

Annex G (informative) Guidance on suitable locations for electrical sources for safety

services ................................................................................................................................ 26

G.1 Recommendations for a suitable location for an electrical source for safety

services ................................................................................................................ 26

G.2 Conditions of fire protection .................................................................................. 26

Bibliography .......................................................................................................................... 27

Figure D.1 – Fire switch installation ...................................................................................... 21

Figure E.1 – Example of cable installation for safety services ............................................... 22

Table A.1 – Guidance for emergency lighting ........................................................................ 15

Table B.1 – Guidance for safety equipment ........................................................................... 16

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LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS –
Part 5-56: Selection and erection of electrical equipment –
Safety services
FOREWORD

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patent rights. IEC shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

International Standard IEC 60364-5-56 has been prepared by IEC technical committee 64:

Electrical installations and protection against electric shock.

This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2009. This edition

constitutes a technical revision.

This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous

edition:
1) Modifications to normative references and terms and definitions.

2) Under electrical circuits for safety services, addition of requirements concerning circuit

and overcurrent protection in order to maintain reliability of safety service power supplies

under fire conditions.

3) Under electrical circuits for safety services, addition of requirements stating that circuits

for safety services are not to be protected by RCDs or AFDDs.
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4) Under emergency lighting applications, addition of requirements to prevent emergency

lighting systems being adversely affected by any control system.

5) Addition of requirements for all emergency luminaires in the area to provide full design

light output in the event of any final circuit failure.
6) Addition of a new Annex D (informative): Fire switch.

7) Addition of a new Annex E (informative): Example of installation methods of safety

services with cable management system.
8) Addition of a new Annex F (informative): Wiring systems.

9) Addition of a new Annex G (informative): Guidance on suitable locations for electrical

sources for safety services.
The text of this International Standard is based on the following documents:
FDIS Report on voting
64/2316/FDIS 64/2341/RVD

Full information on the voting for the approval of this International Standard can be found in

the report on voting indicated in the above table.

This document has been drafted in accordance with the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2.

The reader’s attention is drawn to the fact that Annex C lists all of the “in-some-country”

clauses on differing practices of a less permanent nature relating to the subject of this

standard.

A list of all parts in the IEC 60364 series, published under the general title Low-voltage

electrical installations, can be found on the IEC website.

The committee has decided that the contents of this document will remain unchanged until the

stability date indicated on the IEC website under "http://webstore.iec.ch" in the data related to

the specific document. At this date, the document will be
• reconfirmed,
• withdrawn,
• replaced by a revised edition, or
• amended.
A bilingual version of this publication may be issued at a later date.
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560.1 Scope

This part of IEC 60364 covers general requirements for safety services, selection and erection

of electrical supply systems for safety services and the electrical source for safety services.

Standby electrical supply systems are outside the scope of this document. This document

does not apply to installations in hazardous areas (BE3), for which requirements are given in

IEC 60079-14.
560.2 Normative references

The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their

content constitutes requirements of this document. For dated references, only the edition

cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including

any amendments) applies.

IEC 60331 (all parts), Tests for electric cables under fire conditions – Circuit integrity

IEC 60332-1-2, Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions – Part 1-2: Test

for vertical flame propagation for a single insulated wire or cable – Procedure for 1 kW

pre-mixed flame

IEC 60364-4-41:2005, Low-voltage electrical installations – Part 4-41: Protection for safety –

Protection against electric shock

IEC 60364-5-52, Low-voltage electrical installations – Part 5-52: Selection and erection of

electrical equipment – Wiring systems

IEC 60598-2-22, Luminaires – Part 2-22: Particular requirements – Luminaires for emergency

lighting

IEC 60702-1, Mineral insulated cables and their terminations with a rated voltage not

exceeding 750 V – Part 1: Cables

IEC 60702-2, Mineral insulated cables and their terminations with a rated voltage not

exceeding 750 V – Part 2: Terminations
IEC 62040-1, Uninterruptible power systems (UPS) – Part 1: Safety requirements

IEC 62040-2, Uninterruptible power systems (UPS) – Part 2: Electromagnetic compatibility

(EMC) requirements

IEC 62040-3, Uninterruptible power systems (UPS) – Part 3: Method of specifying the

performance and test requirements

ISO 8528-12, Reciprocating internal combustion engine driven alternating current generating

sets – Part 12: Emergency power supply to safety services
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ISO 30061:2007, Emergency lighting
560.3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.

ISO and IEC maintain terminological databases for use in standardization at the following

addresses:
• IEC Electropedia: available at http://www.electropedia.org/
• ISO Online browsing platform: available at http://www.iso.org/obp
560.3.1
electrical supply system for safety services

supply system intended to maintain the operation of essential parts of an electrical installation

and equipment
– for the health and safety of persons and livestock, and/or
– to avoid damage to the environment and to other equipment

Note 1 to entry: The supply system includes the source and the electrical circuits up to the terminals of electrical

equipment.
560.3.2
electrical source for safety services

electrical source intended to be used as part of an electrical supply system for safety services

560.3.3
electrical circuits for safety services

electrical circuits intended to be used as part of an electrical supply system for safety services

560.3.4
standby electrical supply system

supply system intended to maintain, for reasons other than safety, the functioning of an

electrical installation or parts thereof, in case of interruption of the normal supply

560.3.5
standby electrical source

electrical source intended to maintain, for reasons other than safety, the supply to an

electrical installation or parts thereof, in case of interruption of the normal supply

560.3.6
emergency lighting
lighting provided for use when the supply to the normal lighting fails
[SOURCE: ISO 30061:2007, 4.1]
560.3.7
emergency lighting luminaire

luminaire which may or may not be provided with its own electrical source for safety services

and which is used for safety or emergency lighting
560.3.8
escape sign luminaire
luminaire that indicates and assists the identification of escape routes
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560.3.9
maintained mode

operating mode of a lighting system in which the emergency lighting lamps are energized at

all times when normal or emergency lighting is required
560.3.10
non-maintained mode

operating mode of a lighting system in which the emergency lighting lamps are in operation

only when the supply to the normal lighting fails
560.3.11
response time

time that elapses between the failure of the normal power supply and the electrical source for

safety services energizing the equipment
560.3.12
central power supply system
system which supplies the required emergency power to essential safety equipment
560.3.13
escape route
route to follow for access to a safe area in the event of an emergency
560.3.14
preferential circuit

circuit derived directly from the incoming supply to the building intended to supply safety

services which, in case of emergency, shall remain in operation for as long as possible

560.3.15
minimum illuminance
illuminance for emergency lighting throughout the whole rated operating time
560.3.16
safety service

electrical system for electrical equipment provided to protect or warn persons in the event of a

hazard, or essential to their evacuation from a location
EXAMPLE:
– emergency (escape) lighting;
– fire pumps;
– fire rescue services lifts;
– alarm systems, such as fire alarms, CO alarms and intruder alarms;
– evacuation systems;
– smoke extraction systems;
– essential medical systems.

Note 1 to entry: Safety services is equipment installed in buildings to detect fire or danger in its initial stage, also

limit fire spread and extinguish fire and control smoke and enable safe and effective evacuation

560.3.17
fire condition

condition defined by the temperature-time curve of ISO 834-1, or by local legislation

560.3.18
suitable location

constructional enclosure or separate fire protected compartment or room ensuring normal

operation of equipment under fire conditions
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560.3.19
fire switch

electrical apparatus, which shall be used to disconnect all circuits with the exception of

circuits supplying the equipment whose operation during a fire is necessary

Note 1 to entry: The installation and characteristics of fire switch are described in Annex D (informative).

Note 2 to entry: The switch could be a circuit breaker or disconnector.
560.4 Classification
560.4.1 An electrical supply system for safety services is either:

– a non-automatic supply system, the starting of which is initiated by an operator, or

– an automatic supply system, the starting of which is independent of an operator.

An automatic supply system is classified as follows, according to the maximum changeover

time:

– class A – no-break: an automatic supply system which can ensure a continuous supply

within specified conditions during the period of transition, for example as regards

variations in voltage and frequency;

– class B – very short break: an automatic supply system available within 0,15 s;

– class C – short break: an automatic supply system available within 0,5 s;
– class D – average break: an automatic supply system available within 5 s;
– class E – medium break: an automatic supply system available within 15 s;
– class F – long break: an automatic supply system available in more than 15 s.

560.4.2 The essential equipment for safety services shall be within the specified class

according to 560.4.1 in order to maintain the specified operation.
560.5 General

560.5.1 Safety services may be required to operate at all relevant times including during

main and local supply failure and through fire conditions. To meet these requirements,

specific sources, equipment, circuits and wiring are necessary. Some applications also have

particular requirements, as in 560.5.2 and 560.5.3.

560.5.2 For safety services required to operate in fire conditions, the following additional

conditions shall be fulfilled:

– one or more electrical sources for safety services shall be provided to maintain a supply of

adequate duration, except for preferential circuits and all equipment of safety services

shall be provided, either by construction or by erection, with fire protection ensuring

normal operation in fire conditions of adequate duration.

NOTE 1 Equipment includes for example, power sources, feeder conductors, cable management systems,

junction boxes.

NOTE 2 The electrical source for safety services is generally additional to the normal supply source, for example

the public supply network.
NOTE 3 Local legislation can apply.

560.5.3 An IT system is preferred where non-disconnection on the first fault is required. In IT

systems for safety services, insulation monitoring devices shall be provided which give an

audible and visible indication in the event of a first fault.
NOTE For IT systems after first fault see IEC 60364-4-41:2005, 411.6.4.
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560.5.4 A failure in the control or bus systems (control technology) of the non-safety

services installation shall not adversely affect the proper function of safety services. This

applies to control or bus systems of different safety services as well.
560.6 Electrical sources for safety services
560.6.1 The following electrical sources for safety services are recognized:
– storage batteries;
– primary cells;
– generator sets independent of the normal supply;

– a separate feeder of the supply network that is effectively independent of the normal

feeder.

560.6.2 The electrical source for safety services shall be installed as fixed equipment and in

such a manner that it cannot be adversely affected by failure of the normal source.

560.6.3 The electrical source for safety services shall be installed in a suitable location and

be accessible only to skilled or instructed persons (BA5 or BA4). Electrical sources for safety

services should be segregated from other sources.

Safety services and sources shall be designed and located so as to minimize hazards that

could cause fire, flooding, freezing, vandalism and other adverse conditions and impact the

availability of the electrical supply.
NOTE See Annex G for guidance.

560.6.4 The location of the electrical source for safety services shall be properly and

adequately ventilated so that exhaust gases, smoke or fumes from the safety source cannot

penetrate areas occupied by persons.

560.6.5 Separate, independent feeders from a supply network shall not serve as elect

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