EMF related country-specific information for Ireland

Focal points - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) + Health and Safety Authority

National Regulatory Authority (NRA) ComReg, IE
NRA responsible for setting exposure limits on Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) No
NRA responsible for monitoring EMF Yes, monitor non-ionising radiation compliance by holders of General Autorisations (or licensees where applicable).
EMF material published by NRA Yes, non-ionising radiation survey results.
NRA publishes EMF measurements Yes, non-ionising radiation survey results.
Cooperation between NRA and other competent authorities responsible for EMF Yes, forum meetings to exchange views on mutual interest topics (quarterly or as required).
Other noteworthy country specific practices





ICNIRP exposure level used

Y/N ?

Yes : ICNIRP 2020 Guidelines

Adopted by both the Communications Regulator and the Commission for Energy Regulation.

Matters relating to public exposure to EMF emissions in Ireland fall within the remit of the EPA, and the informative and educational materials provided by the EPA are documented at the following link:

Matters relating to exposure to EMF in the workplace in Ireland fall within the remit of the Health and Safety Authority: