A Description of ICNIRP'S Independent, Best Practice System of Guidance on the Protection of People and the Environment from Exposure to Non-Ionizing Radiation

Health Phys. 2022 May 1;122(5):625-628. doi: 10.1097/HP.0000000000001561.


In this statement, the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) presents its structure, its activities, and general approach to providing guidance on NIR protection. The statement highlights ICNIRP's independence and presents the principle and requirements of no commercial or other vested interests. ICNIRP's funding arrangements and collaboration with other advisory bodies and radiation protection authorities are also described. The statement also presents the types of guidance documents that are produced by ICNIRP and the general approach in assessing scientific evidence.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Radiation Protection*
  • Radiation, Nonionizing