Different organisations are involved in the specification of ESD measurement, verification and validation regulations and standards, respectively. The most important are summarized below:

In addition, military applications are covered by the MIL-Standards as they are called.

All these standards can be divided into 2 main groups:

  • Standards addressing the handling of ESD-sensitive components, modules and systems
  • Standards addressing ESD measurement and verification.

In the past years, several standards have been created. An overview of some of these standards and regulations is given by the links in the table below.