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 usedY/N ?
Yes : ICNIRP 1999/519/EG
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: