Committee Group: Lighting Science
Statement of Purpose

This Technical Committee researches and makes recommendations for lighting based upon the biological effects of radiant energy.

Committee Scope Parameters

  • Included subject matter: The scope includes photobiological hazards, photobiological effects of lighting on plant systems, non-visual photobiological effects, and safety for lamps and lamp systems.
  • Excluded subject matter: This committee does not address health in relation to lighting outside the context of photobiology.
Chairman: Dr. David H. Sliney
Vice Chairman:
Board Liaison:
Staff Liaison:
Documents maintained by this committee

RP-27.1 ANSI/IES Recommended Practice for Photobiological Safety for Lamps and Lamp Systems – General Requirements
RP-27.2 ANSI/IES Recommended Practice for Photobiological Safety for Lamps and Lamp Systems – Measurement Techniques
RP-27.3 ANSI/IES Recommended Practice for Photobiological Safety for Lamps and Lamp Systems – Risk Group Classification and Labeling