These regs place duties on employers to protect workers from the risks from hazardous sources of artificial light (artificial optical radiation) in the workplace, such as class 3B and class 4 lasers, and ultraviolet light.
These Regulations set the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from electromagnetic fields.
Applies to UV lamp tanning businesses.
Includes links to practical UK and European guidance on health & safety of lasers, UV and other optical radiation sources.
Advice from Public Health England.
MHRA guidance for lasers/IPL in healthcare.
HSE guidance on these regulations.
MHRA guidance for MRI scanners.
HPA (now PHE) guidance for MRI scanners.
From the Care Quality Commission (CQC), October 2018.
As well as the partial exemption of medical MRI scanners in the regulations, the HSE have issued further exemptions, which can be downloaded from their website.
This includes the exposure limit values (ELV) needed to apply the Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations 2010.
This guide was produced for the EU by the UK’s Health protection Agency, and provides useful guidance on laser, UV, etc. risk assessment.
The EU direct implemented by the UK Control Of Electromagnetic Fields At Work Regulations 2016.
The premier information resource for magnetic resonance safety. This web site is the official site of the Institute for Magnetic Resonance Safety,Education, and Research. It includes The List of devices which are MRI safe, conditional, or unsafe.
Website of the International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection.